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

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.

175 - Dear in Chinese with ShaoLan and Super Chineasian Charlie Hoffs  

Charlie Hoffs became fluent in Chinese at 16 years old. ShaoLan teaches her the different uses of the word “dear.” Listen carefully so you can avoid any embarrassing situations by saying the word in the wrong context! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/175-dear/ 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

174 - Volunteer in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & Executive Director Nadya Okamoto  

With over 75,000 volunteers across the globe, Period is an amazing organisation providing hygiene products to women all over the world. In this episode, ShaoLan interviews Nadya about the journey and how she has recruited so many volunteers. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/174-volunteer/ 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

173 - Ringtone in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Ralph Simon from Mobilium Global  

The ”Father of the ringtone” Ralph Simon learns how to say ”ringtone” in Chinese! You can also learn how to specify whether the ringtone is a mobile ringtone or not in Mandarin thanks to Chineasy founder ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/173-ringtone/ 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

172 - Gig in Chinese with ShaoLan and Singer & Songwriter Ida M. Paul  

Ida M Paul talks about concerts with ShaoLan and learns the Chinese word for ”gig.” The literal translation of the phrase will surprise you. Also, listen out for the bonus Chinese words ”singer” and ”song.” Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/172-gig/ 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

171 - Mobile in Chinese with ShaoLan and Chief Executive & Founder Ralph Simon from Mobilium Global  

The ”Father of the ringtone” Ralph Simon joins ShaoLan in London to learn how to say ”mobile” in Chinese. Listen to find out why Ralph believes smartphone technology will continue to be one of the most important technologies driving change in the world and why we need to have trust in our apps and devices. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/171-mobile/ 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

170 - Most in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

Transition singer Jesse Edbrooke learns a dangerous new word in Mandarin Chinese - ”most”! ShaoLan shares with him situations where it is a useful word to say and situations where its use could lead to trouble! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/170-most/ 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

169 - Dad & Mom in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College  

In Chinese culture, it's not as simple as just calling your parents ”dad and mom.” Learn how to respectfully address your parents and friend’s parents in this fascinating insight into Chinese family dynamics with Harvard student Stephen Turban. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/169-dad-mom/ 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

168 - To Give/To See off in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

Are you being given a present or being taken to the door?! Find out how to distinguish between the two meanings with Transition singer Jesse Edbrooke and Chineasy founder ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/168-give-see-off/ 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

167 - Spicy in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College  

Fluent Chinese speaker and Harvard student Stephen Turban returns to chat about the uses of the word ”spicy” in Chinese. Which three parts of China are famed for their spicy cuisine? Find out in this entertaining episode! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/167-spicy/ 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

166 - Curious in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The What  

Chief Editor of The What Gina Pell shares how her curiosity has led her to amazing new challenges in life. ShaoLan shares with her the fascinating history behind the Chinese character for ”curious.” Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/166-curious/ 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

165 - Good Wine in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-Founder & Chairman Chafic Kazoun from B-Line Medical  

Do you enjoy wine? Entrepreneur and CEO of Beeline Medical Chafic Kazoun is also an avid drinker of fine wines! ShaoLan teaches him the essential words in Chinese to know how to ask for and how to describe fine wine. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/165-good-wine/ 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

164 - Basketball in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Ralph Simon from Mobilium Global  

Ralph Simon is today’s special guest and ShaoLan teaches him how to say ”basketball” in Chinese along with a lot of other super useful words that you will need to know when talking about or playing basketball! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/164-basketball/ 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

163 - Software in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-Founder & Chairman Chafic Kazoun from B-Line Medical  

How do you say ”software” in Chinese? Software engineer turned entrepreneur Chafic Kazoun calls in from the USA to find out more from ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/163-software/ 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

162 - Free (of charge) in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Transition drummer and fluent Chinese speaker Josh Edbrooke calls in from Taiwan to learn from ShaoLan the origins of the word ”free” (of charge) in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/162-free-charge/ 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

161 - Queen in Chinese with ShaoLan and CBE, Author & Radio Broadcaster Carole Stone  

The “Networking Queen” of London Carole Stone CBE drops into the studio to learn how to say “king and queen” in Chinese. Sharing some deeply personal and heartwarming stories, this is truly an episode not to be missed. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/161-queen/ 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

160 - Gifted in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Tom Ilube from Crossword Cybersecurity  

Tom Ilube gives scholarships gifted students from all over Africa. They then have the opportunity to focus on science and mathematics. It's only right that he then learns the word in Chinese for ”gifted” with Chineasy’s expert teacher ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/160-gifted/ 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

159 - Idea in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Bill Gross from Idealab  

After starting over 150 different companies through Idea Lab, Bill Gross knows a thing or two about eureka moments. He chats with Chineasy founder ShaoLan about his best ideas and most importantly learns how to say ”idea” in Mandarin Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/159-idea/ 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

158 - Hygiene in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & Executive Director Nadya Okamoto  

Today ShaoLan is joined in the Boston studio by Period’s incredible 19-year-old founder, Nadya Okamoto. Throughout the course of the interview, learn all the Chinese words for the most important women’s sanitary products. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/158-hygiene/ 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

157 - To Feel/To Think in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

Ever wanted to express an opinion in Mandarin Chinese?! Transition singer and songwriter Jesse Edbrooke joins ShaoLan in London to find out the best way to share your thoughts and feelings in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/157-feel-think/ 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

156 - Annoying in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College  

Want to learn how to say something is ”annoying” in Mandarin Chinese? And what is the link between someone eating a dog and the Chinese word for ”annoying”?! Find out in this excellent episode featuring Harvard College senior Stephen Turban and ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/156-annoying/ 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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