Talk Chineasy - Learn Chinese every day with ShaoL

Talk Chineasy - Learn Chinese every day with ShaoL

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Chineasy is the natural first step for anyone who wants to understand China, Chinese culture, and its language. Talk Chineasy brings you 7-minute daily podcasts in which ShaoLan, the Creator of Chineasy, teaches one useful Chinese phrase every day with cultural insight through lively conversations with extraordinary guests. Chineasy offers many engaging ways to learn Chinese, explore more at Chineasy.com .

Episodes

050 - Lego in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of Marketing Ken Yahnhs from LEGO Education  

Get paid to play all day! ShaoLan teaches Lego’s Ken Yahns the Chinese word for one of the most famous toy brands in the world. Can you guess which company manufactures the most tyres in the world?

049 - So Fast in Chinese with ShaoLan & VP Strategic Communications Bruce Upbin from Hyperloop One  

So fast! Hyperloop One is aiming to revolutionise the speed at which we travel around the globe, and the head of Strategic Communications Bruce Upbin shares how to say ‘so fast’ in Chinese. Listen closely for some extra words to impress your Chinese friends!

048 - Service in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and CEO Michael Schneider at Service  

Want to get some service in China? Learn how to pronounce it perfectly with the creator of the hit app ‘Service’ Michael Schneider. Bonus words include customer and of course customer service!

047 - Chewing Gum in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Caron Proschan at Simply Gum  

Can chewing gum can make you happy? Discover the true meaning of chewing gum in Chinese and find out Caron Proschan’s incredible quest to create an organic, healthy alternative to the synthetic filled gums manufactured by the established companies in the sector.

046 - Culture in Chinese with ShaoLan and Philanthropist Nicholas Berggruen  

In this very touching episode, Philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen shares deeply with ShaoLan about how to build bridges between cultures and the importance of understanding one another. Learn the word for ‘culture’ and how it is intertwined with the Chinese language.

045 - Language in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and CEO Luis Von Ahn from Duolingo  

With over 120 million users, Duolingo is the worlds biggest language learning platform. Its founder Luis Von Ahn chats to ShaoLan about how it all started, and he also learns how to say ‘language’ in Chinese. A hugely inspiring episode!

044 - I Love You in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

In this Valentine’s day special, Transition singer Jesse shares the inspiration behind the band's latest hit single ‘wo ai ni’ and how to say those most important three words ‘I love you’ in Chinese.

043 - Money in Chinese with ShaoLan and Principal Research Scientist Andrew McAfee from MIT  

What’s Chinese for Money?! Economics expert Andrew McAfee talks finance with ShaoLan, how to make the pronunciation perfect and how to light-heartedly ask for money!

042 - Sleep in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author and CEO Arianna Huffington from Huffington Post  

The amazing Ariana Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, explores the ancient Chinese wisdom about resting better in order to make the most of our waking life. ShaoLan teaches her the Chinese for ‘sleep’ and the frequently used expression to say to your Chinese friends ‘sleep more’!

041 - Days Of The Week in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

Building on the numbers lesson, ShaoLan teaches Transition singer Jesse how to say all the days of the week in Chinese. It is easier than you might first think!

040 - Weather in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Why do English people always talk about the weather?! Why do English people seldom carry umbrellas? ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh dig deeper into the entertaining elements of Chinese and English culture whilst teaching how to say ‘weather’ in Chinese.

039 - Piano in Chinese with ShaoLan and CFO Philip Rowley from Sony Pictures Entertainment  

ShaoLan asks CFO of Sony Pictures Entertainment Philip Rowley about his love of music and why he loves playing the piano.

038 - It Is Snowing in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh talk about snow in this winter special!

037 - Champion in Chinese with ShaoLan and Nelson Dellis the Four-time US Memory Champion  

An unmissable episode in which four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis returns to share the secret to remembering Chinese words first time round! ShaoLan puts his theory to the test.

036 - Competition in Chinese with ShaoLan and Nelson Dellis the Four-time US Memory Champion  

Four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis talks to ShaoLan about how he first started competing in memory competitions and learns how to say ‘competition’ in Chinese.

035 - Facebook in Chinese with ShaoLan and Product Director Erick Tseng from Facebook  

With almost a third of the worlds citizens using Facebook every day, it is a big honour to hear from the Head of Facebook Mobile Products Erick Tseng. He learns how to say ‘Facebook’ in Chinese.

034 - Sing A Song in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

“I am a singer!” In this episode, explore how singing has become a major part of Chinese culture and the differences in mindset between east and west.

033 - I Am in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

This simple and effective episode will enable you to introduce your name and vocation in Chinese.

032 - Welcome And Thanks For Coming in Chinese with ShaoLan and the artist Sarah Butterfield  

In China, every time you enter a shop you will hear this phrase. Discover what it really means and the origins of the word with ShaoLan and renowned British artist Sarah Butterfield.

031 - Numbers From Five To Nine in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

How do you say bye bye in Chinese using only numbers? ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke work hard to make it easy for you to quickly learn the Chinese numbers 5 - 9! The episode also features insightful comments about the cultural significance of each number.

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