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Hurry Up and Clean Your Room

It's a sentence no child wants to hear in any language: Time to clean your room! In this lesson, a mother tells her child it's time to clean up. And while the job might seem to get done, things don't go quite as planned.  ...

Host: Greg, Vera

Published: August 01, 2014

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Sent by the Company

Getting sent to China by one's company can be a difficult experience. However, it's much easier if you've got a bit of Chinese under your belt before you come. And some people are even lucky enough to have their companies put up the cash for a bit of language training. In this lesson, someone has ju...

Host: John, Dilu

Published: January 01, 2014

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Making Soup

Get your aprons on, ChinesePod! In this lesson, we'll be cooking up a fresh pot of winter melon and pork rib soup to help make it through the cold winter months....

Host: John, Dilu
Grammar: , 然后,

Published: January 01, 2014

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No Fear of Street Food

Steaming hot soups, fried cakes and just about anything barbecued on a skewer - yep, it's street food! Of course, cooking anything outside on a Chinese city street isn't the cleanest of activities. In this lesson, two friends debate whether or not to partake in the feast....

Host: John, Dilu
Topic: food, snacks
Grammar: , , both..._and

Published: January 01, 2014

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Baijiu or Beer

The mere mention of baijiu, the "white alcohol," strikes fear into the hearts of those foreigners who have tasted the fearsome liquid. Fortunately, it's usually not the only option. Knowing how to say "I prefer beer" may save you not only the gustatory punishment of the moment, but also the wicked h...

Host: John, Dilu
Grammar: , 比较

Published: March 06, 2013

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Introducing the Managers

Managers are a big deal in these parts.  And you don't want to go calling them any old 'Mister.'  In this podcast, learn how to address and introduce your manager in Chinese in the most efficient, face-giving manner possible.  Sure to result in promotions, raises, slaps on the back, and right back a...

Host: Jenny, Ken
Grammar: , ,

Published: March 01, 2013

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