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

003 - Hello Everyone in Chinese with ShaoLan and 13-year-old British student  

Learn how to wow a crowd with a special greeting, courtesy of ShaoLan and 13-year old top British student Astrid.

019 - I Remember & I Forgot in Chinese with ShaoLan & Nelson Dellis the Four-time US Memory Champion  

What is the easiest way to remember all these new Chinese words you’re learning? Cue the four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis, who tells ShaoLan the secrets to remembering. Also learn how to say ‘I forgot’ as well as ‘I remember’.

018 - Health in Chinese with ShaoLan and Daniel Kraft from Exponential Medicine  

Learn how to say ‘health’ in Chinese. ShaoLan and Daniel Kraft, a leading doctor, inventor, entrepreneur and scientist explore ways in which we can all become more healthy.

017 - Beautiful in Chinese with ShaoLan and the artist Sarah Butterfield  

So beautiful! A must learn phrase for new Chinese learners. This episode’s guest Sarah Butterfield is an internationally acclaimed artist who has recently exhibited in Shanghai.

016 - Robot in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolffson from MIT  

Erik Brynjolfsson returns for another fascinating episode in which you can learn how to say the word for robot in Chinese. He and ShaoLan also discuss the future of robotic technologies and how they will continue to shape our lives in the coming years.

015 - Computer in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from MIT  

Which characters does the Chinese language put together to make the word computer? It will definitely surprise you with its sci-fi nature. In this episode, ShaoLan and leading expert on digital technologies Erik Brynjolfsson share how to construct Chinese words such as computer, TV, movie and telephone.

014 - Husband and Wife in Chinese with ShaoLan and Nelson Dellis the Four-time USA Memory Champion  

Learn the most affectionate way of referring to your better half (the words for husband and wife) thanks to ShaoLan and four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis.

013 - China in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

China, a vast country with an incredibly rich history. It is shaping the world we live in, ShaoLan and Transition singer Jesse explore the etymology of the word China and some of the highlights of Jesse’s touring there.

012 - One Two Three Four in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

The fastest and easiest way to learn the numbers from 1 - 4 with ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh. Also discover some unexpected meanings hidden under the surface of these numbers!

011 - Why in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

When you want to get below the surface of Chinese culture, you need be able to ask why things are done in certain ways! In this episode, ShaoLan and Transition singer Jesse teach you how to ask ‘why’!

010 - Chinese in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Why learn Chinese? To communicate with 1.3 billion people! ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh explore the word for the Chinese language and other useful phrases that can be easily constructed from its two characters.

009 - Thank You in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

One of the most important words you can learn in Chinese… ‘Thank you’. But it’s easy for non-native speakers to mispronounce the words with potentially embarrassing consequences! ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh let you know how to get it right first time.

008 - Cheers in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

‘Never drink alone!’ What’s the best way to toast your friends in China? Will you offend anyone if you get it wrong? In this episode, ShaoLan and Transition singer Jesse share some funny first-hand experiences whilst explaining how to say ‘cheers’ and the etiquette in Chinese culture when proposing a toast.

007 - No Problem In Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Josh Weinstein  

How do you say ‘no problem’ in Chinese? Tech Entrepreneur Josh Weinstein Skype’s in from New York City to chat with ShaoLan in an informative and entertaining episode in which you can also practice a few of the different accents from around China.

006 - Boss in Chinese with ShaoLan and Melissa Bethell from Bain Capital  

ShaoLan and star investor Melissa Bethell reveal how to refer to a boss in Chinese. Find out why the literal translation of boss, ‘old plank’ is not as insulting as the direct translation would have you believe!

005 - Goodbye in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Discover how to say ‘see you next time’ in Chinese. ShaoLan and Transition’s drummer Josh ensure that your goodbye will not be forever!

004 - How Are You in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

ShaoLan shares with Transition drummer and fluent Chinese speaker Josh the secret to pronouncing a perfect ‘hello’ in Chinese.

002 - ShaoLan shares tips on how to master the four tones of Mandarin Chinese  

‘Its like climbing Mount Everest’, conquer the most difficult aspect of the Chinese language in this episode… the tones! Also featuring humorous thoughts and personal insights from Transition’s singer Jesse.

001 - ShaoLan introduces Talk Chineasy and shares insights of learning Chinese  

Chineasy creator ShaoLan shares her amazing story with Transition’s singer Jesse, including her vision for making the Chinese language accessible to millions of new learners around the globe.

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