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

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!

228 - Handmade in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founding Director Matthew Kressy from MIT IDM  

Founding Director of MIT Integrated Design and Management Matthew Kressy ensures that his many students in Boston have to “get their hands dirty” and learn how to make things themselves. Listen in to the fascinating interview and find out how to say “handmade” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/228-handmade/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

227 - Pretty in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

“Pretty,” an essential compliment that you can learn to say in Chinese in this episode. Transition drummer Josh Edbrooke calls in from Taiwan to speak with ShaoLan about the origins of the word and more importantly how and who to say it to in modern day China! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/227-pretty/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

226 - Text Messages in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

A hugely important method of communication in our modern world are text messages and the messaging apps we have on our smart phones. Transition singer Jesse Edbrooke finds out how to say it in Chinese along with Chineasy Creator ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/226-text-messages/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

225 - Second in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author & Columnist Kevin Maney  

How do you say “second” in Chinese? How much is a 2-second advantage worth?! Find out in this engaging episode with ShaoLan and best-selling author Kevin Maney. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/6476/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

224 - Future in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Plamen Russev from Webit.Foundation  

Can you predict the future? Learn the word for “future” in Chinese with ShaoLan and also find out some of the future technologies that will shape and disrupt our world in the next 10 years with the hugely influential Plamen Russev. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/224-future/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

223 - Kung Fu in Chinese with ShaoLan & Coordinator James Trapp - UCL IOE Confucius Institute  

“You work to achieve power!” Find out what the Chinese characters that represent “Kung Fu” mean and why Kung Fu is related to Tai Chi. Listen in and enjoy as Chineasy creator ShaoLan talks to Tai Chi expert James Trapp. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/223-kung-fu/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

222 - Story in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and President Kara Dyer at Storytime Toys Inc.  

What is the word for “story” in Chinese? Find out with fairy tale enthusiast and super toy designer Kara Dyer. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/222-story/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

221 - Digital in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Plamen Russev from Webit.Foundation  

We are still in the throes of a startling digital revolution and Plamen Russev calls in from Bulgaria to talk about his conference Webit and how he is trying to use digital technologies to make our world a better place. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/221-digital/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

220 - Leave A Message in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Discover how to say “leave a message” in Chinese with Transition drummer Josh Edbrooke and Chineasy Creator ShaoLan. Super useful when you want to leave a message or ask someone else to do it for you! Find out why the Chinese words for “leave a message” have in common with “rumor”! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/220-leave-message/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

219 - Colleague in Chinese with ShaoLan and TED Resident & Conversation Expert Susan Bird  

TED resident, successful CEO and Podcast host Susan Bird learns the word for “colleague” in Chinese. ShaoLan asks her to share some pearls of wisdom when choosing colleagues. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/219-colleague/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

218 - Debate in Chinese with ShaoLan & Economic advisor to the Secretary of State Tony Curzon Price  

ShaoLan and Tony Curzon Price teach the word for ”debate” in Chinese and engage in some serious debating in the process! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/218-debate/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

217 - Always in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

In this super funny episode, Transition drummer Josh Edbrooke and ShaoLan look at the positive and negative ways you can use “always” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/217-always/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

216 - Conference in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder Martin Talvari at Myriad.live & Wanderfeel  

Learn the Chinese word for “conference” with a real “Conference Guru” Martin Talvari. He is a co-founder of Myriad.live and was involved in running one of the biggest technology and investment conferences in the world, Slush. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/216-conference/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

215 - Big in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author & Columnist Kevin Maney  

The author of the bestselling book Play Bigger, Kevin Maney joins ShaoLan to learn a hugely important word in Chinese, “big”! Find out why Kevin believes it is so key to “play big” in the modern world and also find out some bonus words along the way. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/215-big/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

214 - Fresh in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

What things can you describe as “fresh” in Chinese? Learn how to pronounce the word perfectly along with today’s guest, Transition singer Jesse Edbrooke. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/214-fresh/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

213 - New in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of International Sean Leow From Kickstarter  

Learn how to say “new” in Chinese with Kickstarter’s Sean Leow and ShaoLan. Find out how to apply the word to describe “new year,” “new home,” “new book” and “newbie” and more! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/213-new/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

212 - Open in Chinese with ShaoLan and Economic advisor to the Secretary of State Tony Curzon Price  

Tony Curzon Price of Open Politics joins ShaoLan to learn two incredibly useful words ”open” and ”close” in Mandarin Chinese. Find out how the use of these verbs are different in Chinese than in English and be surprised at how many different situations you can use them in! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/212-open/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

211 - Roommate in Chinese with ShaoLan and Singer & Songwriter Ida M. Paul  

Musician Ida M. Paul has had many hit songs and her success is down to some great talent and an amazing work ethic. As a student at Harvard University, she knows about roommates and in this episode finds out how to say ”roommate” in Mandarin Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/211-roommate/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

210 - Smells Bad in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College  

Listen to this humorous episode in order to master the pronunciation of ”smells bad” in Mandarin Chinese with ShaoLan and Harvard University student Stephen Turban. Would you describe stinky tofu as a good smell or bad smell?! Listen and enjoy! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/210-smells-bad/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

209 - English in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Which style of English do you enjoy listening to? Singapore style, English style, American style. Learn how to express that and more in an entertaining conversation between Chineasy creator ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh Edbrooke. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/209-english/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! goo.gl/VJ8plT Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with activity sheets, recap video, coloring book, and more. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! goo.gl/vjbtL9

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