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Are you struggling to find good listening material for learning Chinese? Are you tired of robotic and boring textbook audio? Chillchat is the answer for you! Our podcasts not only cover vocabulary and grammar, but we also talk about culture, trends, and other useful topics. With our fun and relaxing conversations, Chinese learning is a breeze! You can DOWNLOAD the transcript/study material at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chillchat or buy us a coffee and get a name shoutout in our show :)
 
Learn Chinese with ease! Talk Chineasy brings you 7-minute daily Chinese lessons. Each day, ShaoLan and a special guest share interesting cultural insights and stories as they teach you a useful Chinese phrase. Our amazing guests include rock stars, artists, CEOs, professors, adventurists, scientists, and more. You’ll discover the rich culture behind the most widely spoken language, while you learn how to converse in basic Mandarin Chinese. Explore various topics, special guests, and inspira ...
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
Mandarin Blueprint is the most ambitious online Chinese learning curriculum ever attempted. Not only because it integrates pronunciation, characters, vocabulary & grammar acquisition materials, but more importantly because it teaches how to relate everything you need to know about Chinese to your personal lived experience. Everything about your past is a potential connection you can make to Mandarin, and we're experts at helping you find them. Not to mention, Chinese is a super cool language ...
 
The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we’re bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
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Looking-glass Forum introduces an instructive debriefing of the heavy content of today's cutting edge high-velocity news cycle. We are committed to confronting the most difficult political debates and convoluted cultural dilemmas facing modern society. We welcome you to Join the Book Club and the American revolt against the move toward the arbitrary authoritarianism of the burgeoning technetronic global government.
 
Faith, hops and love. Beer Christianity blends interviews with thinkers, artists and theologians with good old fashioned pub talk. Because important conversations deserve lubrication. Join host and political/religious op ed writer Jonty Langley as he interviews fascinating people, gets the opinions of reasonable Christians on real issues and drinks an interesting range of unpretentious beers. Pour a pint or crack open a cold one. Put your feet up and listen your way into a different kind of ...
 
The Pick, Place, Podcast is a show where we talk about electronics manufacturing and everything related to getting a circuit board into the world. Join hosts Chris Denney from Worthington and Melissa Hough from CircuitHub as they discuss the pcb assembly process, design tips that will make your manufacturer love you, and talk to industry guests.
 
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'She' (aka Suzanne Toro) shares stories about local to global topics affecting our communities with the intent to inspire, educate and shine a light on the possible. During her broadcasts she melds her cunning intellect with her sense of humor and a compassionate heart; while she uses her intuitive nature and global visions to bring each story full circle. Ultimately reminding you that, All is Possible! Weekly 'She' shares 3-4 broadcasts that include the following formats: Interviews with In ...
 
We have depression. Now what? Throw two depressed Asian millennials into a room together and you get a podcast of intimate stories (yes, those kinds too) of their lives managing anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. Add a little bit of swearing and we can ease the treacherous waters of adulthood, relationships, and identities together. Vulnerability connects us as humans. Come join us as we share tools and personal experiences of how to normalize your mental health and well-being. New e ...
 
Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. Join the conversation every Monday and Thursday for interviews with the most interesting minds in finance, economics and markets.
 
The mainstream media is broken. Groupthink, fake news, and distrust are just a few words to describe it. Too many journalists now bow to the pressure of political correctness instead of standing tall for the truth. That is why Americans don’t know who to trust. The Truth with Lisa Boothe will cut through the noise and get straight to the heart of what actually matters. As a former pollster and political adviser, and now a television news commentator, Lisa has a deep understanding of the poli ...
 
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What kind of sign is the Water Tiger Zodiac? Have you brushed up on your Chinese New Year greetings? All this and more in the first episode hosted by Roshan Gidwani for PhillipCapital's Chinese New Year Podcast special. #PhillipCapital #YourPartnerinFinance #Servingyousince1975 #fintech #PITCH #LettheMoneyTalk #ChineseNewYear #CNY #Zodiac #WaterTig…
 
"Live long and prosper!" In this episode tech entrepreneur and chess master, Josh Weinstein calls in from New York so ShaoLan can wish him a "Happy Chinese New Year" as well as teaching other greetings that are suitable for this festive period! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our web…
 
完整中文Transcript 点击这里 >> 完整Transcript >> Or click here: https://convo-chinese-joanne.medium.com/episode-28-%E6%9C%80%E8%BF%91%E7%9C%8B%E4%BA%86%E4%BB%80%E4%B9%88%E5%A5%BD%E7%9C%8B%E7%9A%84%E7%94%B5%E5%BD%B1-lets-talk-about-movies-cdbe961a0a0a ----------------------------------------------------- 新年快乐!新年里的第一期节目,我们来聊一聊电影吧!要知道,我平时最大的爱好之一就是“刷剧”,最喜欢看的电影是悬…
 
You can ACCESS the【study material+transcript】at 👉🔗 https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chillingchinese 🌟Try FREE Sample study material here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LYjO02naTBRjk0-tm-ohznHrIlns4-nlc8LtRx1nLkM/edit?usp=sharing If you enjoy Chillchat and want to use them as a more comprehensive study material, consider becoming our monthly membe…
 
Sometimes we forget how easy it can be to practice Chinese. In this episode, Jared and John talk about everyday games, like Uno and charades, you can use to practice Chinese. Suitable for all ages and learning levels, these are guaranteed to inject some fun into your Chinese learning! Interview is with Martina Fuchs who started her career as an Ara…
 
Inner French podcast creator and host, Hugo Cotton, chats with Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy about using languages as tools to learn about other things, choosing compelling language content, and how to use what you’re hearing in another language in conversations. Hugo knows how to both choose and create compelling comprehensible input for languag…
 
The EV revolution is official on. Sales are soaring around the world as the internal combustion engine era starts to fade. But if you're just thinking about what's inside the car, you're missing some big stories. All kinds of industries and patterns of behavior are going to change because of the switch. On this episode, we speak with Nat Bullard, t…
 
Learn casual Cantonese and Mandarin for conversational purposes.sister video(#15):https://www.youtube.com/user/notnowigottagosoundtrack: Death Note, by Audiobingerlicensed by Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/By Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
Asian stocks looked set for further declines Monday amid concerns about tightening Federal Reserve policy, while cryptocurrencies nursed a plunge that highlights waning ardor for speculative investments. Australian shares fell as did futures for Japan and Hong Kong after one of the worst stretches for global shares last week since the pandemic bega…
 
This week members of the Italian Parliament will elect a new head of state in a secret ballot. The powers of the president are limited, but the role of overseeing the appointment of the prime minister will be key as the country holds a general election next year, as we hear from Paola Subacchi, professor of international economics at Queen Mary Uni…
 
Mimi Young is a spirit communicator. She left the corporate 9-5 world to invest in a relationship with the unseen. In this episode, we explore how Shamanism is a way to honor our ancestry, what is dream hygiene and how you can benefit, and how to get back in touch with your cultural roots that have been lost through migration and cultural revolutio…
 
Leading conservationist and writer Stanley Johnson drops into the London studio to share his incredible journey in campaigning to protect the environment. ShaoLan teaches him the Chinese words for "conservation" and ponders the correct term for "chimpanzee." 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Che…
 
On this week's episode, we'll hear from Nick Moar on Twitter’s decision to suspend Politics for All. Next, Tanya Gold on the importance of chicken soup. And finally, Cindy Yu who has reviewed The Kingdom of Characters, a book on Chinese language. Subscribe to The Spectator today and get a £20 Amazon gift voucher:www.spectator.co.uk/voucher…
 
In Episode 3 in our Lu Xun Series, we interview one of the experts in the field of Lu Xun studies (and advisor to both Rob and Lee) about the Preface to Lu Xun's most important collection of short stories War Cry (Nahan). This preface has been the subject of numerous debates in China and in literary circles outside of China. We tried to break down …
 
Time to "take a break!" ShaoLan and Transition singer Jesse laugh about the different uses of this phrase in Chinese. Highly personable and insightful, make sure you understand the cultural significance of the word. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website for more.…
 
The American technology firm Intel says it will spend $20 billion dollars to build two semiconductor chip factories in the US state of Ohio as a global shortage continues. Alena Semuels is the Senior Economics Correspondent at Time and explains the significance of the factories. Chris Low of FHN Financial analyses the possible wider impact on the m…
 
As COVID-19 cases rise in China, even by small numbers, the government continues to take drastic measures to contain the outbreaks. Measures include a hamster cull in Hong Kong, and thousands stuck in shopping malls for 48-hour quarantines in Shanghai. And US State Department officials traveled to Sudan this week to help mediate the ongoing politic…
 
Jing Tsu’s new book, “Kingdom of Characters,” is about the long and concerted efforts of linguists, activists and others to adapt Chinese writing to the modern world, so that it could be used in everything from typewriters and telegraphs to artificial intelligence and automation. On this week’s podcast, Tsu talks about that revolution, from its roo…
 
French and American energy giants TotalEnergies and Chevron are pulling out of Myanmar. They've cited deteriorating human rights in the wake of last year's coup in the country. We find out more from Gareth Leather, who is on the emerging markets team at Capital Economics. Also in the programme, an investment of more than $400 million by the mining …
 
The British Broadcasting Corporation is the world’s oldest and largest public service broadcaster. But as it prepares to mark its 100th birthday the organisation finds itself at a crossroads. The UK government has begun a review of the BBC’s long term funding structure with an aim of ending its dependency on television licence fees – effectively a …
 
Singapore stocks rose along with other major regional indices on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index, or STI, climbing 0.3 percent, or 10.88 points, to 3,294.82. Across the Singapore market, advancers beat decliners 251 to 210 after 1.03 billion worth S$1.03 billion changed hands. Wall Street's main indexes ended sharply lower on Thursday, and a…
 
"Convenient" in Chinese has many different uses. Be the first to stay on top of these uses as ShaoLan shares with Transition singer Jesse her first-hand experiences. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website for more.By Chineasy by ShaoLan
 
The House Select Committee on Jan. 6th has turned into a political witch hunt. Drunk on power, the committee has targeted the Trump family and its close allies. They have released private text messages of television hosts and even had Steve Bannon arrested on criminal contempt charges. Lisa digs into this abuse of power with Congressman Jim Jordan …
 
This week on the Sinica Podcast, Kaiser welcomes back Dan Wang, technology analyst at Gavekal Dragonomics, to talk about this year's annual letter. Dan's letters have become something of an institution: wide-ranging, insightful, and always contentious, his missives are read by a great many observers of contemporary China and spark some lively conve…
 
Ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue as Russia has amassed tens of thousands of troops near its border with Ukraine. What will Russia's President Vladimir Putin do next? Also, US President Joe Biden’s foreign policy team has brought experience and an emphasis on diplomacy to US engagement abroad. But that hasn’t always been enough t…
 
In this week’s episode: Will the Red Wall crush Boris Johnson? In this week’s Spectator, our political editor James Forsyth and our deputy political editor Katy Balls report on the plot to oust the Prime Minister by Red Wall MPs, and No.10’s battle to save Boris. They join the podcast to give their up to date diagnosis. (00:43) Also this week: How …
 
It's the Foreign Influence Podcast, with American Bill Poorman 🇺🇸 and Dutchman Nikolaj Groeneweg 🇳🇱 taking you on a humorously serious and seriously humorous romp through international events. This time: • It's hard to quit the 'rona • US politics is awesome • Australians are hard core • Looking for good news wherever you can find it Thanks for lis…
 
As signs of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine mount we gauge the mood in the country. Orysia Lutsevych heads the Ukraine Forum in the Russia and Eurasia programme at Chatham House, and brings us her perspective. And we speak with Oleg Chernyak, who works for a software development company CHI Software, based in Kharkiv, but with offices around…
 
If you wanted to buy a home in 2021, you probably found it a frustrating experience, rife with a shortage of options, and intense bidding wars. Well? Bad news: So far, things are even hotter in 2022. So what's going on? Where are all the homes disappearing to? Why is there nothing for sale? Why are people happy to place higher and higher bids? On t…
 
Market sentiment in Asia cooled as investors continue pricing in a more aggressive Federal Reserve tightening ahead. Still, the Straits Times Index bucked the regional trend, rising by 3.90 points, or 0.12 per cent, to close at 3,283.94. Across the Singapore market, decliners beat advancers 267 to 185 after 1.34 billion shares worth S$1.22 billion …
 
"Terrible!" -  ShaoLan finds out the real reason why tech entrepreneur and chess master Josh Weinstein loves this phrase and why it is so frequently used in Mandarin Chinese. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website for more.By Chineasy by ShaoLan
 
President Biden has held a rare press conference to mark a year in office. Biden has defended his administration’s response to the global economic impact of the pandemic, and concerns over supply chain problems.We speak live to the BBC's Gary O'Donoghue outside the West Wing. Also in the programme more than 100 billionaires and millionaires have is…
 
International aid is beginning to mobilize for Tonga after an underwater volcano erupted on Saturday. But officials are concerned that admitting aid workers will bring COVID-19 into a country that has remained almost entirely free of the coronavirus. And Cubans who took to the streets to demonstrate against their government last July are paying a h…
 
Who is the law for? Why do the police get called for some wrongdoing and not other, usually 'white-collar' crimes? Can I call the police if my boss doesn't pay me on time? And if not, why can they call the cops when I take my salary out of petty cash? In this short episode, Jonty asks if we are conformed to the thinking of this world in accepting w…
 
South Africa's President Ramaphosa has opened a vaccine manufacturing site in Cape Town. The BBC's Vumani Mkhize was at the event, and brings us the details. And we get reaction to the development from Thomas Cueni, director general of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations in Basel. Also in the programme, the…
 
This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: China’s GDP grew 8.1% in 2021 on low comparisons; flight cancellations continue as several Chinese cities experience Omicron variant cases; Beijing further tightens rules on after-school tutoring companies; China’s big mobile payment providers come one step closer to enforced interoperability; and emba…
 
In this week's Book Club podcast, my guest is the gallerist James Birch - whose new book Bacon In Moscow describes how he achieved the seemingly impossible: taking an exhibition of Francis Bacon's work to Moscow in the late 1980s. James tells me how he negotiated between the volatile artist and the implacable Soviet bureaucracy with the help of a s…
 
This week, Benny looks at the four pillars of language - reading, writing, speaking, and listening - and talks about his approach to each of them. He also shares his favourite online resources for working on each skill. For beginner learners who want to speak a new language, Benny's advice is to focus almost all your efforts on speaking and listeni…
 
There are several basic greetings in Mandarin Chinese. In this lesson you will learn how to greet people you meet for the first time and also people you have not seen for a long time. You can start learning Mandarin Chinese from this lesson! To download ALL 200+ lessons with full PDF transcripts and worksheets, please sign up at www.melnyks.com.…
 
There are several basic greetings in Mandarin Chinese. In this lesson you will learn how to greet people you meet for the first time and also people you have not seen for a long time. You can start learning Mandarin Chinese from this lesson! To download ALL 200+ lessons with full PDF transcripts and worksheets, please sign up at www.melnyks.com.…
 
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