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Electronic Dogs and Radar Detectors

In today's ChinesePod lesson we're exploring the exciting world of electronic gadgets. These days, they've got a gadget for just about everything. Find out what happens when you opt for the cheap do-it-all gadget (you know, the one they're hawking downstairs for a fifth the price of the real one)! H...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: October 01, 2014

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4S Dealership

As more and more Chinese buy cars, consumers are increasingly paying attention to the services provided by the dealerships. In today's Chinese lesson, learn what a "4S Dealership" is and what it offers....

Host: Jenny, John

Published: September 01, 2014

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Driving in the Snow

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but... it's time to go to work! In this lesson, someone gets advice from a friend about how to drive in winter weather.  ...

Host: Greg, Vera
Topic: winter, snow, car

Published: August 01, 2014

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April Fool's Day Car

It's April Fool's day and someone is about to get punk'd. Find out just what happens by tuning in to today's ChinesePod lesson all about practical jokes!  ...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: June 01, 2014

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No Parking Here

Free parking is rare everywhere, and China is no exception. In this lesson, a husband and wife try to get way with parking where they know they shouldn't. What happens? Listen and find out!...

Host: Greg, Vera
Topic: car, parking, police

Published: May 01, 2014

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Looking for a Parking Space

In modern China, the middle class is growing and cars are crowding the roads of all major cities. Parking is limited, and knowing how to ask if there are any parking spaces left is a valuable skill for drivers (and passengers!). Learn how to ask about parking in this Chinese lesson....

Host: John, Dilu

Published: May 01, 2014

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Rich and Poor

Ah the income gap - a prevalent issue in China and many other parts of the world. Most of us are struggling forward to rise to the next income bracket (and studying Chinese might just be the boost you need to get there!). In this lesson we will be discussing differences between the rich and the poor...

Host: John, Dilu
Topic: people, money, car
Grammar: also, 和(hé)

Published: May 01, 2014

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Going to the Gas Station

While "the great Chinese road trip" might not be the most popular activity for your typical trip to China, knowing how to say "fill 'er up" is definitely going to come in handy if you find yourself in private cars often. In this lesson, learn all the key Chinese words and phrases you need to get bac...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: May 01, 2014

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Carpooling

It saves the environment. It saves you money. It helps you make new friends. What's there not to like about carpooling? Learn all about how to ask Chinese friends and colleagues about packin' in and sharing a ride in today's intermediate lesson....

Host: John, Dilu
Topic: travel, money, car

Published: January 01, 2014

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Renting a Car

A big client is coming to town and it's time to impress him. How? By picking him up in a sweet ride! But how to get one? Find out how two business partners solve this problem in this lesson....

Host: Jenny, John

Published: January 01, 2014

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Watch Out!

You can't go forward all the time (unless you study Mandarin with ChinesePod, of course!) Sometimes you need to put 'er in reverse. Today's podcast tells you how to talk in Chinese about road safety....

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: May 01, 2012

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