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

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.

089 - Knowledge in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and CEO Richard Price from Academia.edu  

Knowledge is power, and in the academic world, Richard Price now has over 36 million experts using his website academia.edu. Even farmers in the Sahara Desert have benefitted from expert research that has been shared on the site. ShaoLan helps you learn the origins of the Chinese word for "knowledge". Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/089-knowledge/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

088 - Organic in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Caron Proschan at Simply Gum  

Ever wondered why organic produce is so important? Caron Proschan shares the secrets of her bestselling Simply Chewing Gum and learns the Chinese word for "organic". Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/088-organic/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

087 - Learning in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and CEO Luis von Ahn from Duolingo  

Duolingo’s creator Luis von Ahn learns the word for "learning" in Chinese and shares his incredible vision for enabling millions of people all over the world to learn languages for free. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/087-learning/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

086 - Long Time No See in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

It is one of the classic sayings in Chinese that has even been assimilated into the English popular language. ShaoLan teaches Transition drummer Josh how to greet old friends and why it will take your business meeting to another level. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/086-long-time-no-see/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

085 - Mount Everest in Chinese with ShaoLan and Product Director Erick Tseng from Facebook  

It is one of the ultimate mountain climbing challenges, and Erick Tseng took on that challenge and even podcasted on the ascent! ShaoLan shares the Chinese word for Everest and mountains. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/085-mount-everest/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

084 - Sound Recording in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

Transition’s Jesse has recorded numerous albums in English and Chinese, but the word for Sound Recording in Chinese has always been a challenge. ShaoLan teaches him how to pronounce the words and the tones perfectly! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/084-sound-recording/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

083 - Sounds Good in Chinese with ShaoLan and CFO Philip Rowley from Sony Pictures Entertainment  

Bravo! It sounds good! CFO for Sony Pictures Entertainment Philip Rowley certainly knows a thing or two when it comes to good sound and visuals. ShaoLan teaches him this extremely useful Chinese phrase. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/083-sounds-good/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

082 - Music in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

Shakespeare once said: "If music be the food of love, play on!". Transition singer Jesse is put through his paces by ShaoLan who also discusses her own love of music. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/082-music/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

081 - Productivity in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from MIT  

When are you most productive? How do you increase your productivity? And is technology a help or a hindrance?! The amazing Erik Brynjolfsson learns the Chinese word for "productivity" and discusses with ShaoLan the technologies that can cause ripples of productivity growth around the world. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/081-productivity/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://goo.gl/nx0JLt 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! https://goo.gl/TPzXYu

080 - May I in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

ShaoLan teaches Transition singer Jesse how to ask for permission to drive a friends Ferrari, or ask someone on a date! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/080-may-i/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://talk.chineasy.com/?utm_source=itunes&utm_campaign=itunes&utm_medium=show 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! https://talk.chineasy.com/join/?utm_source=itunes&utm_campaign=itunes&utm_medium=show

079 - Daughter in Chinese with ShaoLan and her father Jui-Fang Hsueh  

In this touching episode, ShaoLan invites her Dad to join the show and teach the word for daughter in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/079-daughter/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://talk.chineasy.com/?utm_source=itunes&utm_campaign=itunes&utm_medium=show 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! https://talk.chineasy.com/join/?utm_source=itunes&utm_campaign=itunes&utm_medium=show

078 - Platform in Chinese with ShaoLan and Principal Research Scientist Andrew McAfee from MIT  

"A balcony to watch the moon!" ShaoLan tells the world leading economist - Andrew McAfee the literal romantic meaning of platform, and the two explore the ways in which other kinds of platforms are shaping the world we live in. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/078-platform/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://talk.chineasy.com/?utm_source=itunes&utm_campaign=itunes&utm_medium=show 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! https://talk.chineasy.com/join/?utm_source=itunes&utm_campaign=itunes&utm_medium=show

077 - Go Home in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

Living abroad is a huge adventure, but inevitably there can be moments when you feel like going home. Transition’s singer Jesse returns to share the inside story on another of the band’s hit songs 108,000 miles (Shi Wan Ba Qian Li) and ShaoLan teaches how to say "go home" in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/077-go-home/ Explore various topics, special guests, and expansive list of useful Chinese phrases on Talk Chineasy website! https://talk.chineasy.com/?utm_source=itunes&utm_campaign=itunes&utm_medium=show 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! https://talk.chineasy.com/join/?utm_source=itunes&utm_campaign=itunes&utm_medium=show

076 - Bicycle in Chinese with ShaoLan and CFO Philip Rowley from Sony Pictures Entertainment  

CFO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Philip Rowley, is back to learn how to say bicycle and share some stories from the adventures that his love of cycling has led him to undertake. Read extended show notes for this epsidoe here: https://talk.chineasy.com/lesson/076-bicycle/ Talk Chineasy website is LIVE. Explore different topics, learn about our special guests, and see our expansive list of useful Chinese phrases! https://talk.chineasy.com Want to practice the pronunciation of words taught in this episode? Have fun learning with worksheets and coloring books. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive content and materials! https://talk.chineasy.com/join/

075 - School in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Transition drummer Josh learns how to say "school" in Chinese while discussing a bit of what life is like for students at each stage of their school life in Asia. Talk Chineasy new site is LIVE. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! Learn more at https://talk.chineasy.com

074 - Fun in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of Marketing Ken Yahnhs from LEGO Education  

Lego’s Ken Yahns chats with ShaoLan about how to say "fun" in Chinese and reveals the best parts of his job working for Lego. Also taught in this podcast, "very fun" and "no fun"! The power is in your hands! Talk Chineasy new site is LIVE. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! Learn more at https://talk.chineasy.com

073 - Good Ok Very Good in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh help you decipher Good, Ok and Very Good in Chinese. Learn how to rate your experiences and show your pleasure or displeasure with almost anything! Talk Chineasy new site is LIVE. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! Learn more at https://talk.chineasy.com

072 - 365 Days in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band  

Learning how to say the days of the year in Chinese is not as hard as it sounds. Transition’s Jesse drops into the London studio to learn from ShaoLan how to master the days of the year as quickly as possible. Talk Chineasy new site is LIVE. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! Learn more at https://talk.chineasy.com

071 - It Is Raining in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Why do the English always talk about the weather? How do you say “It is raining" in Chinese? Transition drummer Josh chats with ShaoLan and teaches you in this weather related episode! Talk Chineasy new site is LIVE. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! Learn more at https://talk.chineasy.com

070 - Umbrella in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band  

Giving gifts in Chinese culture is important! Every gift has a meaning, so ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh teach how to avoid some potentially embarrassing situations. Talk Chineasy new site is LIVE. Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content! Learn more at https://talk.chineasy.com

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