Tag: Shanghainese

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    (W)rapping It All Up

    In this show David, Jason and Catherine are here to say "goodbye" to ChinesePod's series on Shanghainese. They're going to go over some of the great words and phrases that have been covered over the last few weeks. They've also got a surprise for you later on in the show (let's see who's been paying attention). Check it out!

    Topics: Shanghai Shanghainese

    Level: Shanghainese

    Describing a Girlfriend

    Today's show is all about relationships. Well, to be more specific, about planning on having relationships. You'll be learning some, erm, unique adjectives for describing people. Check out this very colorful and very cultural show!

    Topics: girlfriend relationships Shanghai Shanghainese

    Level: Shanghainese

    Big Darn Crabs

    In today's lesson we're talking about food again (sorry, we can't help it!). Shanghai is famous for its hairy crab - these little guys are immensely popular and not to be missed when they're in season in the fall months. Tune in to today's show to find out how to talk about these in Shanghainese.

    Topics: eating food restaurant Shanghainese

    Level: Shanghainese

    Calling People Names

    The old adage says that words can't hurt, but we don't believe it. That being said, an important part of learning any language is learning the bad names people call each other. Today's show covers a few fairly PG-rated phrases, so check it out and learn some colorful Shanghainese!

    Topics: criticism Shanghainese

    Level: Shanghainese

    Haggling Like a Local

    In this, the first installation of ChinesePod's much-anticipated series on Shanghainese, the team jumps right in with some language essential to residents and visitors of this great city. Learn how to bargain like the best of 'em. We'll have you wow-ing the locals in no time!

    Topics: bargaining Shanghai Shanghainese shopping

    Level: Shanghainese

    Defining a Dashboard and Upcoming Lessons!

    Check out today's lesson to learn the answer to a question we've been hearing a lot over the past week - what, exactly, is a dashboard?? We're also covering this week's upcoming lessons and talking to one of CPod's teachers. Learn more about ChinesePod's teacher services here. To join the general discussion group on ChinesePod, just click here.

    Topics: ChinesePod dashboard Shanghainese

    Level: News and Features

    An Introduction!

    Today's show is an introduction to our brand new series on Shanghainese. David, Jason and Catherine are exploring the basics: who speaks it, how it's different from Mandarin, and where it can be heard. Join us to learn about this fascinating dialect and maybe even learn a little bit about the city of Shanghai while you're at it!

    Topics: history Shanghai Shanghainese

    Level: Shanghainese