Talk Chineasy - Learn Chinese every day with ShaoLan

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Learn Chinese with ease! Talk Chineasy brings you 7-minute daily Chinese lessons. Each day, ShaoLan and a special guest share interesting cultural insights and stories as they teach you a useful Chinese phrase. Our amazing guests include rock stars, artists, CEOs, professors, adventurists, scientists, and more. You’ll discover the rich culture behind the most widely spoken language, while you learn how to converse in basic Mandarin Chinese. Explore various topics, special guests, and inspirations at https://www.chineasy.com/talk/ Become a Golden Chineasian to enjoy exclusive premium content such as recap videos, activity sheets, customized Chinese name, and more! https://www.chineasy.com/join/ Questions? Email hello@chineasy.com, we’re happy to help.

Episode Date
261 - Forest in Chinese with ShaoLan & Stef Roberts at Stef Roberts Motion Design & Illustration
00:09:54
Discover the word for “forest” in Chinese and what its significance is in Chinese culture along with today’s special guest Stef Roberts. Stef is an award-winning animator who has produced animations for top companies such as Coke, Adidas and of course, Chineasy. He has a truly surprising lifestyle. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/261-forest/ 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
Sep 18, 2019
260 - Europe in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Plamen Russev from Webit.Foundation
00:07:10
Learn the word for “Europe” in Chinese along with today’s special guest Plamen Russev. In this episode, you can find out why Plamen thinks Bulgaria is such an important country in Europe’s history and future. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/260-europe/ 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
Sep 17, 2019
259 - Grapes in Chinese with ShaoLan and CEO Matteo Berlucchi at Your.MD
00:08:45
Matteo Berlucchi owns several high-class wine shops in central London all selling and importing the best quality Italian wines. In this episode, learn with him how to say something in Chinese that is crucial to making wine… “grapes!” Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/259-grapes/ 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
Sep 16, 2019
258 - To Choose in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder Adam Foss at Prosecutor Impact
00:07:52
Life is about “choices”! Find out how to say “choices” and “to choose” in Chinese with ShaoLan and this episode’s special guest Adam Foss. Adam is helping many people around the world make better choices so listen and be inspired! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/258-to-choose/ 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
Sep 15, 2019
257 - Life in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Max Tegmark from MIT
00:08:29
World famous cosmologist Max Tegmark shares with ShaoLan his thoughts on the origins of life and the universe and moves on to discover the word for ”life” in Mandarin Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/257-life/ 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
Sep 14, 2019
256 - Eyes in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author, Speaker & Entrepreneur Isaac Lidsky
00:05:49
Author of the bestselling book “Eyes Wide Open” Isaac Lidsky calls in to share with ShaoLan his amazing story. As he shares his insights as to how we can shape the reality around us, you will learn the word for “eyes” and all other bonus words in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/256-eyes/ 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
Sep 13, 2019
255 - Video Game in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder & Co-CEO Michael Acton Smith OBE at Calm.com
00:05:43
Find out the word for “video game” in Chinese along with today’s special guest Michael Acton Smith. He is the creator of Moshi Monsters, a game which teaches children positive skills and has millions of players around the globe. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/255-video-game/ 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
Sep 12, 2019
254 - Bed in Chinese with ShaoLan & Stef Roberts at Stef Roberts Motion Design & Illustration
00:07:33
Feeling sleepy?! Learn how to say “bed” in Chinese with ShaoLan and award-winning animator Stef Roberts. The majority of his resting time is spent in a hammock in the forest. You can also learn the bonus word for “hammock” in Chinese! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/254-bed/ 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
Sep 11, 2019
253 - Grandparents in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & President Kara Dyer at Storytime Toys Inc.
00:08:35
Founder of Storytime Toys joins ShaoLan to find out how to say “grandparents” in Chinese. Listen in to discover why it is more descriptive than the English translation and also how Kara’s family influenced her in her journey to create the awesome Storytime Toys. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/253-grandparents/ 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
Sep 10, 2019
252 - To Talk/To Say in Chinese with ShaoLan and TED Resident & Conversation Expert Susan Bird
00:07:35
Learn the art of conversation and how to say “to talk” in Chinese along with ShaoLan and TED resident and Conversation Expert Susan Bird. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/252-talk-say/ 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
Sep 09, 2019
251 - To Review in Chinese with ShaoLan and Senior Editor Will Knight at MIT Technology Review
00:08:27
Learn the word for “review” in Chinese with the senior editor of MIT’s “Technology Review” Will Knight. The word is an interesting mix as it includes elements of the Chinese characters for commenting objectively and discussing. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/251-to-review/ 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
Sep 08, 2019
250 - Justice in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder Adam Foss at Prosecutor Impact
00:09:24
Learn the word for “justice”, “fair” and “unfair” with today’s special guest Adam Foss. As a former Prosecutor in the USA, he shares some fascinating insights into the US criminal justice system and how his organization Prosecutor Impact is working not just to punish people, but to give them positive ways to change. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/250-justice/ 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
Sep 07, 2019
249 - Animation in Chinese with ShaoLan & Stef Roberts at Stef Roberts Motion Design & Illustration
00:09:39
Who better to learn the word for “animation” in Chinese than top animator Stef Roberts?! Find out how the ancient Chinese characters reflect the meaning of the word animation and what kind of animation ShaoLan enjoys watching! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/249-animation/ 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
Sep 06, 2019
248 - Pig in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and President Kara Dyer at Storytime Toys Inc.
00:07:12
Find out why pigs are some of ShaoLan’s favorite animals! And discover why they are significant in Chinese culture along with today’s special guest, Kara Dyer, the founder of Storytime Toys. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/248-pig/ 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
Sep 05, 2019
247 - Skill in Chinese with ShaoLan and Senior Editor Will Knight at MIT Technology Review
00:07:40
Listen in to discover what the Chinese word for “skill” is. Will Knight, senior editor of MIT's “Technology Review”, shares his views on which new skills we will need to acquire in the future and how technology will shape our lives. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/247-skill/ 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 sh
Sep 04, 2019
246 - Family (Member) in Chinese with ShaoLan and Managing Director Laura Esnaola at Care.com Europe
00:06:31
Managing Director of Care.com Europe Laura Esnaola joins ShaoLan to say the words “family member” in Chinese. Listen in and discover more of what family means in Chinese culture. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/246-family-member/ 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
Sep 03, 2019
245 - Important in Chinese with ShaoLan and CEO Matteo Berlucchi at Your.MD
00:08:39
Learn how to say “important” in Chinese along with this episode’s special guest Matteo Berlucchi. Matteo is the founder of Your.MD which has an incredibly important mission - giving free, accurate medical advice to the 2.5 billion people in the world who do not have access to a doctor. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/245-important/ 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
Sep 02, 2019
244 - Education in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Tom Ilube from Crossword Cybersecurity
00:08:55
Educational philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Tom Ilube is ranked first in the Powerlist 2017. Listen to his fascinating thoughts on education and pick up the word for ”education” in Mandarin Chinese. Find out more about his amazing foundation that gives opportunities to gifted students in Africa. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/244-education/ 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
Sep 01, 2019
243 - Student in Chinese with ShaoLan & Coordinator James Trapp - UCL IOE Confucius Institute
00:07:56
The primary coordinator for London’s famous UCL College James Trapp joins ShaoLan to teach how to say “student” in Chinese. Are you a good student or a bad student?! Find out how to say it in this entertaining episode! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/243-student/ 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
Aug 31, 2019
242 - Karaoke in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:22
Karaoke is a cultural phenomenon in China and Taiwan. Find out why the Chinese love it and how it differs from Karaoke in the UK with Transition singer Jesse Edbrooke and ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/242-karaoke/ 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
Aug 30, 2019
241 - True in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author, Speaker & Entrepreneur Isaac Lidsky
00:08:05
Speaker, entrepreneur and bestselling author of “Eyes Wide Open,” Isaac Lidsky joins ShaoLan to learn how to say “true” and “false” in Chinese. Find out why when you add the character “order” to “true,” the meaning is perspective and vision in Chinese. In the episode, Isaac also shares his thoughts about how we achieve a true vision. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/241-true/ 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
Aug 29, 2019
240 - Heart in Chinese with ShaoLan and Managing Director Laura Esnaola at Care.com Europe
00:08:39
How is the Chinese character for “heart” drawn? What significance does it still have today and which other Chinese words does heart join with? Find out with Managing Director of care.com Europe Laura Esnaola and Chineasy Creator ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/240-heart/ 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
Aug 28, 2019
239 - Relax in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder & Co-CEO Michael Acton Smith OBE at Calm.com
00:07:33
Learn how to say “relax” in Chinese with ShaoLan and Michael Acton Smith, creator of the meditation app Calm. Find out how the word “fun” in English and “relax” in Chinese are similar and why this makes it an easy word to remember. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/239-relax/ 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
Aug 27, 2019
238 - Pasta in Chinese with ShaoLan and CEO Matteo Berlucchi at Your.MD
00:07:47
This episode is almost guaranteed to make you feel hungry as ShaoLan teaches true Italian Matteo Berlucchi how to say “pasta” in Chinese and lets Matteo know why the Chinese words are connected to “big profit”! Matteo also fills ShaoLan in on the most authentic types of pasta. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/238-pasta/ 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
Aug 26, 2019
237 - BBQ in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder Martin Talvari at Myriad.live & Wanderfeel
00:06:24
Martin Talvari lives in Australia where they certainly know how to BBQ well! In this episode, find out how to say BBQ and also some of the most commonly cooked BBQ food in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/237-bbq/ 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
Aug 25, 2019
236 - Factory in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founding Director Matthew Kressy from MIT IDM
00:08:35
Chinese manufacturing has changed the world that we live in. Find out how to say “factory” in Chinese in this episode with Founding Director of MIT Integrated Design and Management Matthew Kressy. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/236-factory/ 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
Aug 24, 2019
235 - Toy in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and President Kara Dyer at Storytime Toys Inc.
00:07:48
Everyone loves toys! Kara Dyer, founder of Storytime Toys calls in from the USA to learn how to say “toys” and “play with toys.” ShaoLan also teaches another phrase which can be used to describe a fun-loving person! Listen in to find out how! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/235-toy/ 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
Aug 23, 2019
234 - Move (Home) in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:29
What are the Chinese superstitions when moving house? How do you say move house in Chinese? Find out with superstar drummer from Transition Josh Edbrooke and Chineasy creator ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/234-move-home/ 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
Aug 22, 2019
233 - To Take Care in Chinese with ShaoLan and Managing Director Laura Esnaola at Care.com Europe
00:08:31
Who better to learn the how to say “to take care of someone” than Managing Director Laura Esnaola at Care.com Europe. Care.com helps millions of people around the world receive the care that they need. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/233-take-care-someone/ 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
Aug 21, 2019
232 - Name in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:25
What is your name in Chinese? Transition drummer Josh Edbrooke chats with ShaoLan about the different ways of using the word “name” and how to ask “what is your name?” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/232-name/ 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
Aug 20, 2019
231 - Exciting / Excited in Chinese with ShaoLan and CEO Matteo Berlucchi at Your.MD
00:08:09
How do you say “exciting” or “excited” in Chinese? Find out with ShaoLan and Matteo Berlucchi, CEO and founder of Your.MD which is aiming to give everyone in the world free access to accurate medical information through its revolutionary new app. Exciting! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/231-exciting-excited/ 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
Aug 19, 2019
230 - Speech in Chinese with ShaoLan and International Curator Bruno Giussani from TED
00:09:27
Curator of TED speeches Bruno Giussani is an expert when it comes to public speaking. Find out how to say “speech” in Chinese and listen closely to discover Bruno’s tips on how to deliver a great speech. Expand and become a bigger version of yourself when you act on the stage! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/230-speech/ 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
Aug 18, 2019
229 - Topic in Chinese with ShaoLan and TED Resident & Conversation Expert Susan Bird
00:07:26
Find out the word for “topic” in Chinese with Podcast host and TED resident Susan Bird. She hosts the amazing “Asia and the West” podcast which focuses on interesting individuals that are contributing to building a bridge between cultures. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/229-topic/ 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
Aug 17, 2019
228 - Handmade in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founding Director Matthew Kressy from MIT IDM
00:09:11
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
Aug 16, 2019
227 - Pretty in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:06
“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
Aug 15, 2019
226 - Text Messages in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:28
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
Aug 14, 2019
225 - Second in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author & Columnist Kevin Maney
00:06:49
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
Aug 13, 2019
224 - Future in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Plamen Russev from Webit.Foundation
00:07:44
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
Aug 12, 2019
223 - Kung Fu in Chinese with ShaoLan & Coordinator James Trapp - UCL IOE Confucius Institute
00:09:22
“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
Aug 11, 2019
222 - Story in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and President Kara Dyer at Storytime Toys Inc.
00:08:27
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
Aug 10, 2019
221 - Digital in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Plamen Russev from Webit.Foundation
00:07:14
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
Aug 09, 2019
220 - Leave A Message in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:58
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
Aug 08, 2019
219 - Colleague in Chinese with ShaoLan and TED Resident & Conversation Expert Susan Bird
00:08:15
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
Aug 07, 2019
038 - It Is Snowing in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:36
ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh talk about snow in this winter special! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/038-it-is-snowing/ 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
Aug 07, 2019
218 - Debate in Chinese with ShaoLan & Economic advisor to the Secretary of State Tony Curzon Price
00:11:42
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
Aug 06, 2019
217 - Always in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:53
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
Aug 05, 2019
215 - Big in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author & Columnist Kevin Maney
00:08:46
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
Aug 03, 2019
214 - Fresh in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:33
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
Aug 02, 2019
213 - New in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of International Sean Leow From Kickstarter
00:06:19
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
Aug 01, 2019
212 - Open in Chinese with ShaoLan and Economic advisor to the Secretary of State Tony Curzon Price
00:07:36
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
Jul 31, 2019
211 - Roommate in Chinese with ShaoLan and Singer & Songwriter Ida M. Paul
00:07:54
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
Jul 30, 2019
210 - Smells Bad in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College
00:08:46
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
Jul 29, 2019
209 - English in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:58
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
Jul 28, 2019
208 - Chinese Cuisine in Chinese with ShaoLan & Coordinator James Trapp - IOE Confucius Institute
00:08:22
Chinese expert and keen chef of Chinese cuisine James Trapp drops in to the studio in London to share some of the key ways to describe Chinese Cuisine. He also shares what he likes to make as his “signature dish.” This episode will almost certainly make you feel hungry! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/208-chinese-cuisine/ 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
Jul 27, 2019
207 - Hospital in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:53
Josh Edbrooke, drummer from Transition shares why visiting hospital recently has been a positive experience. Find out from his conversation with ShaoLan how to say “hospital” and “dentist” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/207-hospital/ 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
Jul 26, 2019
206 - Kite in Chinese with ShaoLan and Economic advisor to the Secretary of State Tony Curzon Price
00:08:06
What does ancient Chinese wisdom have to do with kites? Find out that and more in this episode with ShaoLan and kiteboard inventor Tony Curzon Price! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/206-kite/ 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
Jul 25, 2019
205 - Taking A Picture in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Chase Jarvis from CreativeLive
00:08:49
How do you say ”let’s take a selfie” and ”take a picture” in Mandarin Chinese? Find out with Chineasy creator ShaoLan and the world famous photographer Chase Jarvis from CreativeLive. When you listen you will find out why the Chinese description of the phrase is so poetic! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/205-taking-picture/ 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
Jul 24, 2019
204 - Go Abroad in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:09:05
How do you say ”go abroad” in Mandarin Chinese? And what differences are there between that and the literal translation in English? Transition drummer Josh joins ShaoLan to find out! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/204-go-abroad/ 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
Jul 23, 2019
203 - Popularity in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College
00:08:23
Immensely popular student Stephen Turban learns the word for ”popularity” in Mandarin Chinese. Understand the right ways to use the word and also find our more about the Chinese concept of destiny or ”yuan fen” 緣分/缘分. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/203-popularity/ 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
Jul 22, 2019
202 - To Subscribe in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The What
00:07:29
What does the word for ”subscribe” in Mandarin Chinese have to do with getting engaged? Find out in this interesting interview with Chief Editor of ”The What”, Gina Pell who has tens of thousands of subscribers. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/202-to-subscribe/ 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
Jul 21, 2019
201 - Calm in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder & Co-CEO Michael Acton Smith OBE at Calm.com
00:08:02
The app Calm has already had over 10 million downloads worldwide and in this episode, its creator Michael Acton Smith shares with ShaoLan why it is helping more people than ever. Discover how to say “calm” in Chinese and stay calm in the hectic, fast-paced modern world that we all live in. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/201-calm/
Jul 20, 2019
200 - Stage in Chinese with ShaoLan and International Curator Bruno Giussani from TED
00:10:27
Bruno Giussani of TED was one of the key people who offered key encouragement and support to ShaoLan in her journey to create Chineasy. Bruno shares some of his invaluable expertise about how to shine on the stage and learns how to say “stage” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/200-stage/ 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
Jul 19, 2019
199 - Fans in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:27
Are you a fan of Chineasy?! How do you say fans in Chinese? Transition singer and songwriter Jesse Edbrooke joins ShaoLan in London to find out and to get the pronunciation perfect! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/199-fans/ 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
Jul 18, 2019
198 - Special in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of International Sean Leow From Kickstarter
00:06:08
Sean Leow of Kickstarter has spent many years in China and speaks the language fluently. In this episode, he joins ShaoLan to teach you how to say ”special” in Chinese! Also, find out which ”special” new project Chineasy will release through Kickstarter Gold. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/198-special/ 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
Jul 17, 2019
197 - Creativity in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Chase Jarvis from CreativeLive
00:09:28
Creator of Creative Live the world’s largest live streaming education platform joins ShaoLan to talk about how to save the world with ”creativity.” Moreover, listen to the interview to learn to say ”live streaming” in Mandarin Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/197-creativity/ 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
Jul 16, 2019
196 - Possible in Chinese with ShaoLan and Mandeep Rai from Creative Visions Global
00:08:15
What things are possible? ShaoLan quizzes Mandeep on her views and shows how the newly learned Chinese word ”possible” can be applied in many real life situations. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/196-possible/ 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
Jul 15, 2019
195 - Get Naked in Chinese with ShaoLan and Oncologist and Bestselling Author David Agus
00:08:01
Ever wondered how to say ”get naked” in Chinese? World famous doctor David Agus phones in from California to find out. He also shares his views that ”getting naked” can help us to prevent disease and live a long and healthy life. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/195-get-naked/ 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
Jul 14, 2019
194 - Internet in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Tom Ilube from Crossword Cybersecurity
00:07:36
CEO of cyber security firm Crossword Cybersecurity Tom Ilube knows a thing or too about keeping yourself protected online. He shares his valuable knowledge and learns how to say ”internet” in Chinese in the process. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/194-internet/ 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
Jul 13, 2019
193 - Limit in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of International Sean Leow From Kickstarter
00:08:04
Sean Leow of Kickstarter calls in from New York to learn how to say “limit” and “unlimited” in Chinese. Both words are key in different situations, so be sure to listen in. Also, find out why limited editions are often more desired by Kickstarter backers than unlimited versions! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/193-limit/ 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
Jul 12, 2019
192 - Reward in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of International Sean Leow From Kickstarter
00:08:11
Sean Leow of Kickstarter and founder of Neo Cha in China joins ShaoLan for an exciting episode of Talk Chineasy. Throughout the conversation, you will learn how to say Reward in Chinese. Also, find out why Kickstarter believes giving backers rewards is the best way to finance creative projects. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/192-reward/ 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
Jul 11, 2019
191 - Have A Meeting in Chinese with ShaoLan and Mandeep Rai from Creative Visions Global
00:08:15
Do you prefer to work by yourself or have meetings with other people? Mandeep Rai drops into the studio in London to learn how to say ”have a meeting” in Chinese. Listen and grasp which contexts to use the phrase in. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/191-have-a-meeting/ 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
Jul 10, 2019
190 - Red Sox in Chinese with ShaoLan and CMO Adam Grossman from Boston Red Sox
00:06:11
Chief Marketing Officer for the Boston Red Sox Adam Grossman joins ShaoLan to learn how to say ”Red Sox” in Chinese. Bonus words taught in this lesson include how to cheer on your team to get a home run! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/190-red-sox/ 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
Jul 09, 2019
189 - Cocktail in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-Founder & Chairman Chafic Kazoun from B-Line Medical
00:07:32
Chafic Kazoun is passionate about cocktails and even has his own cocktail bar at home! Listen in to hear more about the secrets to a good cocktail and most importantly what the word is in Mandarin Chinese! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/189-cocktail/ 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
Jul 08, 2019
188 - Market in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Bill Gross from Idealab
00:09:13
Serial entrepreneur Bill Gross generously shares his thoughts and ideas about new trends that we are seeing in markets around the world. He also discovers the Mandarin Chinese words for ”market” and shares the fascinating story of creating a product that was unintentionally a hit in China! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/188-market/ 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. Bec
Jul 07, 2019
187 - Jealousy in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:09:10
What is the link in Chinese culture between jealousy and drinking vinegar? Discover that and more in this entertaining episode with Transition drummer Josh Edbrooke and Chineasy founder ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/187-jealousy/ 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
Jul 06, 2019
186 - Water in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:05
”A touch of class!” Transition singer Jesse Edbrooke learns how to say ”water” and ”sparkling water” in Chinese. ShaoLan makes the words easy to remember by describing the visual origins of the characters. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/186-water/ 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
Jul 05, 2019
185 - Baseball in Chinese with ShaoLan and CMO Adam Grossman from Boston Red Sox
00:08:53
Chief Marketing Officer for the Boston Red Sox Adam Grossman calls in from Boston to learn how to say ”baseball” in Mandarin Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/185-baseball/ 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
Jul 04, 2019
184 - To Launch in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of International Sean Leow From Kickstarter
00:10:07
Chineasy launched an amazing new project as part of the amazing Kickstarter Gold initiative. ShaoLan teaches Sean Leow of Kickstarter how to say “to launch” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/184-to-launch/ 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
Jul 03, 2019
183 - To Jog in Chinese with ShaoLan and Global Economist & Author Dr. Dambisa Moyo
00:09:19
Dambisa is a world leading economist and New York Times bestselling author. She is also a keen runner and has completed numerous marathons, which is no mean feat! In this episode, she learns the word for ”to jog” in Chinese and finds out why it is not as straightforward as you would imagine! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/183-to-jog/ 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
Jul 02, 2019
182 - To Influence in Chinese with ShaoLan and Global Economist & Author Dr. Dambisa Moyo
00:06:39
New York Times bestselling author Dambisa Moyo is this episode’s guest as ShaoLan teaches her how to say ”influence” in Chinese. Listen to Dambisa’s fascinating views on global economic trends. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/182-to-influence/ 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
Jul 01, 2019
181 - Period in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & Executive Director Nadya Okamoto
00:09:23
It's a fact of life that over half of the world’s population will have to deal with periods at some point in their lifetime. The remarkable Nadya Okamoto has used her youth organisation Period to help in the fight to empower women around the world by providing education and sanitary products. ShaoLan teaches her how to say ”period” in Chinese. Listen out for the bonus words. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/181-period/ 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
Jun 30, 2019
180 - Confidence in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The What
00:07:55
Chief Editor of The What, Gina Pell rejoins ShaoLan to share her secrets to being a confident person. ShaoLan teaches her the word for confidence in Chinese and the beautiful history of the character for confidence will surprise you! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/180-confidence/ 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
Jun 29, 2019
179 - Optimistic in Chinese with ShaoLan and Renowned Leader, Economist and Author Noreena Hertz
00:06:30
Successful TV presenter Noreena Hertz shares her secrets to being optimistic and her answer may surprise you! ShaoLan coaches her how to say “optimistic” and “pessimistic” in Chinese, with a bonus recap of “I love you” in Chinese near the end of the lesson. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/179-optimistic/ 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
Jun 28, 2019
178 - Timing in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Bill Gross from Idealab
00:09:01
Possibly the most important thing you will learn today! ”Timing” in Chinese and who better to learn the word than hugely successful entrepreneur Bill Gross. He shares the most important secrets he has learned along his journey starting businesses and ShaoLan shows him how he could have saved a lot of time! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/178-timing/ 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
Jun 27, 2019
177 - Go To Work in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and Chairman Edward Shenderovich from Knotel
00:06:00
ShaoLan speaks to Russian-American poet Edward Shenderovich about “going to work” in Chinese. Edward is the Managing Director of the successful New York flexible workspace company Knotel and also learns the bonus words ”work from home” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/177-go-work/ 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
Jun 26, 2019
176 - To Have Free Time in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College
00:06:43
Know the difference between ”do you have time” and ”do you have the time” in Mandarin Chinese in this cute episode with Chineasy founder and presenter ShaoLan and Harvard senior Stephen Turban. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/176-free-time/ 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
Jun 25, 2019
175 - Dear in Chinese with ShaoLan and Super Chineasian Charlie Hoffs
00:08:19
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
Jun 24, 2019
174 - Volunteer in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & Executive Director Nadya Okamoto
00:06:36
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
Jun 23, 2019
173 - Ringtone in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Ralph Simon from Mobilium Global
00:06:37
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
Jun 22, 2019
172 - Gig in Chinese with ShaoLan and Singer & Songwriter Ida M. Paul
00:07:10
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
Jun 21, 2019
171 - Mobile in Chinese with ShaoLan and Chief Executive & Founder Ralph Simon from Mobilium Global
00:09:13
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
Jun 20, 2019
170 - Most in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:25
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
Jun 19, 2019
169 - Dad & Mom in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College
00:07:49
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
Jun 18, 2019
168 - To Give/To See off in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:10:11
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
Jun 17, 2019
167 - Spicy in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College
00:08:32
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
Jun 16, 2019
166 - Curious in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The What
00:06:58
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
Jun 15, 2019
165 - Good Wine in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-Founder & Chairman Chafic Kazoun from B-Line Medical
00:09:02
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
Jun 14, 2019
164 - Basketball in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Ralph Simon from Mobilium Global
00:08:53
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
Jun 13, 2019
163 - Software in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-Founder & Chairman Chafic Kazoun from B-Line Medical
00:08:01
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
Jun 12, 2019
162 - Free (of charge) in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:30
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
Jun 11, 2019
161 - Queen in Chinese with ShaoLan and CBE, Author & Radio Broadcaster Carole Stone
00:09:16
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
Jun 10, 2019
160 - Gifted in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Tom Ilube from Crossword Cybersecurity
00:09:04
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
Jun 09, 2019
159 - Idea in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Bill Gross from Idealab
00:08:42
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
Jun 08, 2019
158 - Hygiene in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & Executive Director Nadya Okamoto
00:07:44
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
Jun 07, 2019
157 - To Feel/To Think in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:20
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
Jun 06, 2019
156 - Annoying in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College
00:07:05
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
Jun 05, 2019
155 - Recipe in Chinese with ShaoLan and Writer and Mental Health Campaigner Rachel Kelly
00:07:57
After recently publishing her top selling healthy recipe book, Rachel Kelly shares the secrets behind making a great recipe whilst learning how to say “recipe” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/155-recipe/ 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
Jun 04, 2019
154 - Fashion in Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Helen Wright
00:06:40
Truly fashionable or just a fad?! Find out how to say these words in Chinese as luxury brand CEO Helen Wright chats with ShaoLan. Listen out for the bonus word “popular” and challenge yourself to say all the major fashion weeks in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/154-fashion/ 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
Jun 03, 2019
153 - Guitar in Chinese with ShaoLan and Singer & Songwriter Ida M. Paul
00:08:03
Finnish musician and actor Ida M Paul drops into the Talk Chineasy Boston studio to learn how to say ”guitar” in Chinese. She already has 2 singles that have hit the Spotify top 20 and has studied Mandarin in the past. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/153-guitar/ 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
Jun 02, 2019
152 - Kid in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of Marketing Ken Yahnhs from LEGO Education
00:08:22
Learning Chinese is child’s play! Lego’s Ken Yahns finds out the word for ”kid” in Chinese and ShaoLan discovers more about Ken’s life as he works hard to make sure that children all over the world can play hard using Lego. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/152-kid/ 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
Jun 01, 2019
151 - Radio in Chinese with ShaoLan and Sound Recordist, Designer & Mixer Suzy Robins
00:08:15
Top studio engineer Suzy Robins has worked on the audio for top movies and radio productions for a number of years. In this special episode, she is on the other side of the microphone learning how to say “radio” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/151-radio/ 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
May 31, 2019
150 - Poem in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and Chairman Edward Shenderovich from Knotel
00:06:41
In this episode, ShaoLan trades poems with Russian-American poet Edward Shenderovich. Listen and learn how to perfectly pronounce the word for “poem” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/150-poem/ 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
May 30, 2019
149 - Lose Weight in Chinese with ShaoLan & Founder Dean Ornish from PMRI
00:08:13
How do you say “lose weight” in Chinese? ShaoLan teaches Dean Ornish how to get the pronunciation right and Dean reveals his secrets to losing weight quickly and healthily. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/149-lose-weight/ 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
May 29, 2019
148 - Baddies in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:38
Chinese films also feature lots of “baddies”! Transition drummer Josh Edbrooke learns how to say the word in Chinese and what other situations the phrase is useful in. Can you guess where a film is made based on the nationality of the bad guys in it?! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/148-baddies/ 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
May 28, 2019
147 - Humor in Chinese with ShaoLan and Illustrator Noma Bar
00:08:33
Illustrator of the original Chineasy characters Noma Bar shares how his sense of humor was crucial to designing the multi-award winning characters. ShaoLan asks what kinds of humor influenced him when he was young and the secrets of becoming so successful. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/147-humor/ 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
May 27, 2019
146 - Detox in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder Genevieve Lydstone from Scout Technologies
00:06:59
Co-founder of Scout Technologies, Genevieve Wolff Lydstone talks “detox” in Chinese with ShaoLan. Find out whether fasting is part of Chinese culture and why Genevieve among other things stopped drinking fruit juice for 30 days. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/146-detox/ 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
May 26, 2019
145 - Happy in Chinese w/ ShaoLan & Founder Dean Ornish from Preventive Medicine Research Institute
00:05:56
Dean Ornish shares the secret to staying happy and learns the word in Chinese. Listen carefully as ShaoLan teaches the bonus word: “open heart.” Prepared to be blown away as the origins of the character link so well with Dean’s history as a heart surgeon. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/145-happy/ 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
May 25, 2019
144 - Young in Chinese with ShaoLan and CBE, Author & Radio Broadcaster Carole Stone
00:09:34
Carole Stone learns how to say young and shares her tips on how to stay young in heart and mind. ShaoLan teaches “young” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: 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
May 24, 2019
143 - What in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The What
00:07:31
Gina Pell, editor of one of the trendiest publications around, “The What” learns how to say just that in Chinese. Want to know how to ask “what to eat, what to drink, what to watch?” Listen on as ShaoLan teaches Gina these other highly useful questions in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/143-what/ 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
May 23, 2019
142 - Bag in Chinese with ShaoLan and CEO Helen Wright
00:07:30
Helen Wright learns the word for “bag” in Chinese. With handbags retailing for over $15,000 she certainly knows a thing or two about the luxury market! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/142-bag/ 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
May 22, 2019
141 - I Got It in Chinese with ShaoLan and Super Chineasian Charlie Hoffs
00:08:14
Learn how to say “I understand” and “I don’t understand” in Chinese with 16-year-old Californian star student Charlie Hoffs who is a fluent mandarin speaker. ShaoLan also reveals the origins of Charlie’s Chinese name. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/141-i-got-it/ 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
May 21, 2019
140 - Jet Lag in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:04
Having flown 6,000 miles to be at the London studio, Transition drummer Josh is well qualified to speak about and learn about the word “jetlag” in Chinese. ShaoLan shares her tips on how to cross time zones and adapt to the new time zone as quickly as possible. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/140-jet-lag/ 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
May 20, 2019
139 - Good Mood in Chinese with ShaoLan and Writer and Mental Health Campaigner Rachel Kelly
00:08:21
Expert Chef Rachel Kelly has spent over 5 years researching the science of food and how it can affect our mood. ShaoLan coaches her how to say “good mood” in Chinese and finds out some of the touching journey that Rachel has been on to help change the lives of those with mental health conditions. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/139-good-mood/ 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
May 19, 2019
138 - Generation in Chinese with ShaoLan and Renowned Leader, Economist and Author Noreena Hertz
00:09:02
Bestselling author and TV presenter Noreena Hertz has spent many years researching “Generation K.” Find out about her fascinating theory and discover the word for “generation” in Chinese in this fascinating discussion. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/138-generation/ 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
May 18, 2019
137 - Universe in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Max Tegmark from MIT
00:08:43
Cosmologist Max Tegmark not only is an expert on the universe that we live in, but he can also speak great Chinese! He calls from the USA to chat with ShaoLan about how to say “universe” in Chinese and explains how our understanding of the universe continues to amaze him. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/137-universe/ 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
May 17, 2019
136 - Design in Chinese with ShaoLan and Illustrator Noma Bar
00:08:37
The original Illustrator of all the incredible Chineasy characters Noma Bar learns how to say “design” and “I am a graphic designer!” A humorous and engaging character, Noma also shares about his amazing new collection of sketches and drawings that will soon be released. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/136-design/ 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
May 16, 2019
135 - Expensive in Chinese with ShaoLan and CEO Helen Wright
00:07:21
Helen Wright learns how to say “expensive” and “cheap” in Chinese. In certain situations in China, bargaining is very important and these words will equip you to be a champion bargainer! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/135-expensive/ 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
May 15, 2019
134 - Kitchen in Chinese with ShaoLan and Writer and Mental Health Campaigner Rachel Kelly
00:08:18
The author of the “The Happy Kitchen” Rachel Kelly learns how to say “kitchen” in Chinese and explains the science of how what we eat affects not just our physical but also our mental wellbeing. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/134-kitchen/ 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
May 14, 2019
133 - Chopsticks in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:50
Transition drummer Josh and ShaoLan discuss the origins of chopsticks and how to pronounce it just right in Chinese. The chopsticks in every Asian country have slightly different characteristics. Which style do you find easiest to use? Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/133-chopsticks/ 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
May 13, 2019
132 - Challenge in Chinese with ShaoLan and Renowned Leader, Economist and Author Noreena Hertz
00:06:43
Noreena Hertz is a bestselling author and chief economics editor of the UK’s ITV. ShaoLan asks her to reveal why having a challenge in life is so important and how she has motivated herself to grow and reach new heights. In this fascinating conversation, learn the word for “challenge” in Chinese! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/132-challenge/ 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
May 12, 2019
131 - Brothers & Sisters in Chinese with ShaoLan and Young Ballet Dancer Luke Wragg
00:05:47
ShaoLan shares with rising star dancer of the Royal Ballet, Luke Wragg how to let your friends know whether you have any brothers or sisters in Chinese. Find out why it is important in Chinese society whether a brother or sister is older or younger than you. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/131-brothers-sisters/ 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
May 11, 2019
130 - Relationship in Chinese with ShaoLan and CBE, Author & Radio Broadcaster Carole Stone
00:09:27
Relationship is everything in China. The best step to getting “guanxi” is right here on the Talk Chineasy episode and who better to learn the word than one of London’s best-connected people, the “queen of networking” Carole Stone CBE. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/130-relationship/ 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
May 10, 2019
129 - Diet in Chinese with ShaoLan & Founder Dean Ornish from Preventive Medicine Research Institute
00:07:57
ShaoLan teaches renowned doctor Dean Ornish how to say “diet” in Chinese. Dean looks at the reasons why a healthy diet is so important. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/129-diet/ 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
May 09, 2019
128 - Interview in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder Genevieve Lydstone from Scout Technologies
00:08:21
In this special episode, ShaoLan teaches the co-founder of Scout Technologies Genevieve Wolff Lydstone the word for “interview” in Chinese. Find out Genevieve’s tips on how to perfect your interview technique and find out how Scout is revolutionising the way in which companies search for their employees. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/128-interview/ 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
May 08, 2019
127 - Take Care in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:05:03
How do you say “take care” in Chinese? Transition singer Jesse Edbrooke finds out that ”protecting your weight” has a fascinating origin rooted in ancient Chinese culture and isn’t as offensive as it may first seem. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/127-take-care/ 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
May 07, 2019
126 - Year(s)-old in Chinese with ShaoLan and Young Ballet Dancer Luke Wragg
00:05:36
Find out how to say how old you are in Chinese with a rising star dancer of the Royal Ballet, Luke Wragg. ShaoLan shares the fascinating history of the original characters in Chinese too. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/126-years-old/ 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
May 06, 2019
125 - Friend in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The What
00:06:49
Editor of the amazing publication “The What,” Gina Pell joins ShaoLan to find out how to say “friend” in Chinese. Find out how friendship is viewed in Chinese culture and also learn bonus words “girlfriend” and “boyfriend.” Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/125-friend/ 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
May 05, 2019
124 - Dance in Chinese with ShaoLan and Young Ballet Dancer Luke Wragg
00:05:30
Can you dance? The 11-year-old star of the Royal Opera House ballet Luke Wragg certainly can! In this episode, he joins ShaoLan in the London studio to chat about how to say “dance” and also “ballet” in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/124-dance/ 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
May 04, 2019
123 - Buddha in Chinese with ShaoLan and Lucid Dreaming Teacher Charlie Morley
00:06:10
Lucid dreaming teacher Charlie Morley shares his experiences with Buddhism and learns how to say “Buddha” in Chinese. Also as a bonus feature, you can listen to one of his Buddhist rap songs. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/123-buddha/ 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
May 03, 2019
122 - Office in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and Chairman Edward Shenderovich from Knotel
00:05:07
Highly successful businessman and entrepreneur Edward Shenderovich learns how to say “office” in Chinese. ShaoLan also how to distinguish between different types of work in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/122-office/ 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
May 02, 2019
121 - Work in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from MIT
00:07:54
World leading economist Erik Brynjolfsson visits the Talk Chineasy studio in London to learn a hugely important word for our lives in Chinese, “work”! Also, find out how to say “I want to work!” and “I don’t want to work”! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/121-work/ 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
May 01, 2019
120 - Philanthropy in Chinese with ShaoLan and Philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen
00:06:55
Philanthropist Nicholas Berggruen speaks with ShaoLan about the importance of “holistic” philanthropy and the best ways to empower people. He has already endowed the Berggruen Institute and joined the “Giving Pledge” to donate most of his wealth to charity. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/120-philanthropy/ 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
Apr 30, 2019
119 - To Believe in Chinese with ShaoLan and Chief Science Officer Guruduth Banavar from IBM
00:08:13
“Do you believe me?” ShaoLan jokes with Guruduth Banavar, VP and Chief Science Officer of IBM. Guruduth discovers the word for “believe” in Chinese and shares a touching story of helping a friend rediscover how to believe in themselves. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/119-to-believe/ 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
Apr 29, 2019
118 - Juice in Chinese with ShaoLan and Oncologist and Bestselling Author David Agus
00:08:11
“Eat the real thing!” recommends renowned doctor David Agus, as he learns the Chinese word for “juice” and shares with the listeners about his bestseller “A Short Guide To a Long Life.” Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/118-juice/ 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
Apr 28, 2019
117 - Fat & Skinny in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:35
Transition drummer Josh learns these descriptive words in Chinese in a funny and engaging lesson. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/117-fat-skinny-2/ 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
Apr 27, 2019
116 - Stuff in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:58
Such a useful word in Chinese… “stuff!” Transition’s singer Jesse returns and finds out the fascinating reason why the word for “stuff” in Chinese is made up of the words East and West. Also, find out how to avoid insulting people! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/116-stuff/ 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
Apr 26, 2019
115 - Economy in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from MIT
00:08:13
The economy affects almost every area of our lives and who better to learn the Chinese word for the economy than world leading economist and author of “The second machine age” Erik Brynjolfsson. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/115-economy/ 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
Apr 25, 2019
114 - Success in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author, Serial Entrepreneur & Mentor Sunny Bates
00:07:53
Successfully learn Chinese with Talk Chineasy! Sunny Bates learns how to say “success” in Chinese and chats with ShaoLan about how we define success. Also, learn how to wish someone a success in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/114-success/ 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
Apr 24, 2019
113 - By The Way in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:36
ShaoLan shares with Transition drummer Josh how to say “by the way” in Chinese. Bonus words taught in the lesson include “a little bit”, which is a hugely useful phrase in everyday conversation. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/113-by-the-way/ 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
Apr 23, 2019
112 - Crowd in Chinese with ShaoLan and Principal Research Scientist Andrew McAfee from MIT
00:08:49
The highly entertaining, world-leading economist Andrew McAfee returns to share his thoughts on the way in which “the crowd” is changing the world that we live in. ShaoLan ensures that his Chinese pronunciation of the word is spot on! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/112-crowd/ 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
Apr 22, 2019
111 - Philosophy in Chinese with ShaoLan and Philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen
00:07:35
In this special episode, ShaoLan teaches philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen how to say “philosophy” in Chinese. Nicholas then gives his remarkable views on philanthropy and how he is making a positive difference in the world. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/111-philosophy/ 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
Apr 21, 2019
110 - New York in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author, Serial Entrepreneur & Mentor Sunny Bates
00:07:38
How do you say “New York” in Chinese? ShaoLan teaches Sunny Bates and in return is treated to Sunny’s recommendations on where to visit in one of the world’s most iconic cities. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/110-new-york/ 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
Apr 20, 2019
109 - Hour in Chinese with ShaoLan & VP Strategic Communications Bruce Upbin
00:08:42
How long will the journey take? Learn how to reply in Chinese as ShaoLan teaches Hyperloop One’s Bruce Upbin. Test your comprehension along with Bruce at the end of the lesson. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/109-hour/ 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
Apr 19, 2019
108 - Transportation in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and CEO Michael Schneider at Service
00:06:08
What distance is it faster to cycle in LA? Find out that and how to say “transportation” in Chinese with the help of ShaoLan and today’s special guest and tech entrepreneur Michael Schneider. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/108-transportation/ 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
Apr 18, 2019
107 - From To in Chinese with ShaoLan & VP Strategic Communications Bruce Upbin
00:08:20
Moving from somewhere to somewhere is a phrase you will hear every day in China. Find out how to say it in Chinese with Hyperloop One’s Bruce Upbin. ShaoLan also explains to Bruce that it can also be used to describe moving jobs as well as physical places. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/107-from-to/ 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
Apr 17, 2019
106 - To Come Back in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:09:01
Why do people say “You’re back!” in Chinese culture? What feeling does it express? Find out why as Transition’s singer Jesse is back in the studio in London for another entertaining Chinese masterclass with ShaoLan. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/106-come-back/ 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
Apr 16, 2019
105 - Have A Holiday in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:22
Need a holiday? ShaoLan teaches Transition drummer Josh the phrase and helps him to distinguish between the summer vacation, school holidays and just taking a holiday. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/105-have-a-holiday/ 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
Apr 15, 2019
104 - Sweet Dreams in Chinese with ShaoLan and Lucid Dreaming Teacher Charlie Morley
00:10:06
Lucid dreaming specialist learns how to wish someone “sweet dreams” in Chinese. ShaoLan shares more formal and less formal ways of saying this and which situations it will be appropriate in. And find out why Charlie recommends taking a nap when you’re busy. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/104-sweet-dreams/ 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
Apr 14, 2019
103 - Question in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and CEO Michael Schneider at Service
00:11:05
Creator of the amazing app “Service”, which helps people around the globe solve any kind of service related questions, Michael Schneider learns how to say the Chinese word for “question.” Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/103-question/ 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
Apr 13, 2019
102 - Chinese Literature in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:28
Chinese culture is steeped in history, going back thousands of years. The written form of the language even originated from pictograms. ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh discuss the word for “Chinese literature.” Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/102-chinese-literature/ 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
Apr 12, 2019
101 - Smart in Chinese with ShaoLan and and Author, Serial Entrepreneur & Mentor Sunny Bates
00:07:21
The amazing Sunny Bates calls in from New York to learn how to say “smart” in Chinese. A hugely successful individual, she is the CEO of Sunny Bates Associates and is on the board of some of the world’s most exciting companies, including Kickstarter and Creative Capital Foundation. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/101-smart/ 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
Apr 11, 2019
100 - Teacher in Chinese with ShaoLan and Lucid Dreaming Teacher Charlie Morley
00:09:01
Lucid dreaming specialist Charlie Morley shares invaluable insights as to why teachers are highly respected in Far Eastern culture and his own journey to accepting the title of the teacher himself. And find out which language ShaoLan most often dreams in! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/100-teacher/ 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
Apr 10, 2019
099 - Red & Green Color in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:09:16
Why is the color red so significant in Chinese culture? How does it differ from Western culture? Transition’s drummer Josh chats with ShaoLan and offers some fascinating insights. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/099-red-green-color/ 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
Apr 09, 2019
098 - Too Much Trouble in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:49
Can’t be bothered to learn Chinese today? Learn how to say “too much trouble” in Chinese with ShaoLan and Transition’s Jesse. A colloquial phrase that will make you sound like a native speaker in no time! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/098-much-trouble/ 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
Apr 08, 2019
097 - Lucky in Chinese with ShaoLan and Oncologist and Bestselling Author David Agus
00:09:13
David Agus is a doctor to the stars and author of the New York Times bestselling “A Short Guide to a Long Life.” In this episode, he joins ShaoLan to help Talk Chineasy listeners make their own luck and stay healthy in the long term. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/097-lucky/ 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
Apr 07, 2019
096 - Dissertation in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and CEO Richard Price from Academia.edu
00:07:22
How many million dissertations can you read on academia.edu? Find out the answer and more in this fascinating episode as the founder Richard Price chats with ShaoLan about how access to elite knowledge is improving people’s lives all around the world. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/096-dissertation/ 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
Apr 06, 2019
095 - Today Tomorrow Yesterday in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:11:24
Jesse shares an exclusive clip of Transition’s latest hit song “jin tian wan shang” (今天晚上) and learns how to say Today, Tomorrow and Yesterday. Test your Chinese comprehension of the words at the end of the lesson along with Jesse. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/095-today-tomorrow-yesterday/ 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
Apr 05, 2019
094 - Mountain Climbing in Chinese with ShaoLan & Nelson Dellis the 4x US Memory Champion
00:08:55
4x USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis talks about his love of climbing mountains and his attempt to climb Mount Everest. Thanks to expert teacher ShaoLan, he learns how to say it in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/094-climb-mountains/ 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
Apr 04, 2019
093 - 8 Times in Chinese with ShaoLan and Chief Science Officer Guruduth Banavar from IBM
00:12:03
One of IBM’s top stars Guruduth Banavar is also an accomplished composer. He shares the inspiration to one of his top songs Rise 8 times. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/093-eight-times/ 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
Apr 03, 2019
092 - Orange Color in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:04:41
Talk Chineasy’s resident special guest Josh learns how to say “orange” in Chinese. Find out why the Chinese love to eat a lot of oranges especially during Chinese New Year. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/092-orange-color/ 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
Apr 02, 2019
091 - What Do You Want in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:05:56
If you don’t learn any other Chinese today, then learn this! Transition drummer Josh discovers how to ask and how to answer the question “What do you want?” In China, you will use this phrase every day. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/091-what-do-you-want/ 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
Apr 01, 2019
090 - Air Conditioning in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:10
As spring approaches in Asia, Transition drummer Josh teaches the Chinese word for "air conditioning". It's a hugely important word to know, especially when experiencing the searing temperatures of the summer. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/090-air-conditioning/ 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
Mar 31, 2019
089 - Knowledge in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and CEO Richard Price from Academia.edu
00:08:26
Knowledge is power, and in the academic world, Richard Price now has 78 million academics 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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/089-knowledge/ 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
Mar 30, 2019
088 - Organic in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Caron Proschan at Simply Gum
00:11:16
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/088-organic/ 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
Mar 29, 2019
087 - Learning in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and CEO Luis von Ahn from Duolingo
00:07:08
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/087-learning/ 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
Mar 28, 2019
086 - Long Time No See in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:05:13
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/086-long-time-no-see/ 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
Mar 27, 2019
085 - Mount Everest in Chinese with ShaoLan and Product Director Erick Tseng from Facebook
00:08:43
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/085-mount-everest/ 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
Mar 26, 2019
084 - Sound Recording in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:18
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/084-sound-recording/ 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
Mar 25, 2019
083 - Sounds Good in Chinese with ShaoLan and CFO Philip Rowley from Sony Pictures Entertainment
00:05:20
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/083-sounds-good/ 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,
Mar 24, 2019
082 - Music in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:09:50
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/082-music/ 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
Mar 23, 2019
081 - Productivity in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from MIT
00:09:31
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/081-productivity/ 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
Mar 22, 2019
080 - May I in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:05:58
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/080-may-i/ 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
Mar 21, 2019
079 - Daughter in Chinese with ShaoLan and her father Jui-Fang Hsueh
00:05:42
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/079-daughter/ 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
Mar 20, 2019
078 - Platform in Chinese with ShaoLan and Principal Research Scientist Andrew McAfee from MIT
00:08:02
"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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/078-platform/ 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
Mar 19, 2019
077 - Go Home in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:14
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://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/077-go-home/ 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
Mar 18, 2019
076 - Bicycle in Chinese with ShaoLan and CFO Philip Rowley from Sony Pictures Entertainment
00:07:15
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 episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/076-bicycle/ 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
Mar 17, 2019
075 - School in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:05:30
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. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/075-school/ 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
Mar 16, 2019
074 - Fun in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of Marketing Ken Yanhs from LEGO Education
00:08:12
Lego’s Ken Yanhs 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! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/074-fun/ 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
Mar 15, 2019
073 - Good Ok Very Good in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:33
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! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/073-good-ok-good/ 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
Mar 14, 2019
072 - 365 Days in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:37
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. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/072-365-days/ 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
Mar 13, 2019
071 - It Is Raining in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:45
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! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/071-it-is-raining/ 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
Mar 12, 2019
070 - Umbrella in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:01
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. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/070-umbrella/ 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
Mar 11, 2019
069 - Awesome in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:17
Impress your Chinese friends with the word for "awesome" in Chinese! Jesse from Transition learns from ShaoLan the situations when it is best to say this word and why it is related to baseball! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/069-awesome/ 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
Mar 10, 2019
068 - Traveling in Chinese with ShaoLan and Product Director Erick Tseng from Facebook
00:09:12
Head of Facebook Mobile Products Erick Tseng is also a seasoned traveler and adventurer. ShaoLan asks for details of some of his most memorable trips and teaches how to say "traveling" in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/068-traveling/ 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
Mar 09, 2019
067 - Technology in Chinese with ShaoLan & VP Strategic Communications Bruce Upbin
00:07:55
Bruce Upbin of Hyperloop One talks technology with ShaoLan. Learn the word for technology and discover some of the amazing new technological breakthroughs that are taking place in the world right now. Will robot cars be here soon? Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/067-technology/ 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
Mar 08, 2019
066 - Yes And No And Is It in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:05:01
Mandarin Chinese does not have a direct translation of the word "no". So in this episode, ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh explore the pattern for how to express positive and negative responses to some of the most useful questions. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/066-yes-no/ 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
Mar 07, 2019
065 - I Have Caught A Cold in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:09
ShaoLan teaches Transition singer Jesse how to say "I have caught a cold" in Chinese. In this episode, he has gone the extra mile and actually caught one! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/065-caught-cold/ 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
Mar 06, 2019
064 - Facebook Like in Chinese with ShaoLan and Product Director Erick Tseng from Facebook
00:07:33
Who better to teach the word for Facebook Like than Erick Tseng, the Product Director at Facebook? Discover how the Chinese word for Like has evolved and found out which pictures on Facebook have received the most Likes ever! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/064-facebook-like/ 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
Mar 05, 2019
063 - Good Morning Good Night with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:52
Transition’s drummer Josh learns how to say Good Morning in Chinese. Vary your range of expression to show if you have the energy to face a new day or are still recovering from the concert the night before! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/063-good-morning-good-night/ 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
Mar 04, 2019
062 - Fly A Plane in Chinese with ShaoLan and Daniel Kraft from Exponential Medicine
00:10:03
Leading health expert and entrepreneur Daniel Kraft reveals his love of flying. Learn air-related words in this fascinating episode covering the basic words relating to flight. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/062-fly-plane/ 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
Mar 03, 2019
061 - So Cute in Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Josh Weinstein
00:04:22
Native Chinese speakers love this phrase and ShaoLan explains why. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/061-so-cute/ 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
Mar 02, 2019
060 - Count Lots Of Numbers in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:01
Chinese has a fantastically logical numerical structure and learning all the numbers to 99 in 7 minutes is not as daunting as it sounds! ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh share their tips. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/060-count-lots-numbers/ 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
Mar 01, 2019
059 - Artificial Intelligence in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from MIT
00:08:14
Impress your Chinese friends with the word for Artificial Intelligence! World leading economist Erik Brynjolfsson chats with ShaoLan about how smart robots could really get and how that might change the world as we know it. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/ep-059-artificial-intelligence/ 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
Feb 28, 2019
058 - Chatbot in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and CEO Luis von Ahn from Duolingo
00:09:05
Would you practise your Chinese with a robot?! Luis von Ahn reveals to ShaoLan how the future of language learning is quickly becoming a reality and that new AI to help us learn will soon be available. Learn Mandarin for Chabot in the process! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/ep-058-chatbot-talk-chineasy/ 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
Feb 27, 2019
057 - Movie in Chinese with ShaoLan and CFO Philip Rowley from Sony Pictures Entertainment
00:06:18
ShaoLan asks CFO of Sony Pictures Entertainment Philip Rowley about his favorite movies and shares the amusing and memorable literal translation of the word. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/057-movie/ 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
Feb 26, 2019
056 - Writer in Chinese with ShaoLan and Environmentalist Stanley Johnson
00:06:24
Famous writer and environmental campaigner Stanley Johnson learns how to say "writer" and chats about what it's like to be a best-selling author. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/056-writer/ 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
Feb 25, 2019
055 - Dreaming In Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Josh Weinstein
00:06:35
Imagine being able to learn Chinese so well that you dream in Chinese! Josh Weinstein calls in from New York to share how he got to this level and teaches you how to say "dreaming" in Chinese at the same time. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/055-dreaming/ 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
Feb 24, 2019
054 - Names of Countries in Chinese with ShaoLan and Melissa Bethell from Bain Capital
00:07:28
Top investor Melissa Bethell drops in to the studio in London to learn the names of countries such as USA, France and China in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/054-names-countries/ 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
Feb 23, 2019
053 - Is That Ok in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:04:49
This is one of the most useful questions in Chinese, knowing this one will help you out in any number of situations! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/053-is-that-ok/ 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
Feb 22, 2019
052 - Woman in Chinese with ShaoLan and Mandeep Rai from Creative Visions Global
00:07:38
Who runs the world? Girls! Mandeep Rai drops in to the London studio to share with ShaoLan how women are shaping the world as we know it and how that was not always the case. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/052-woman/ 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
Feb 21, 2019
051 - Degree in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and CEO Richard Price from Academia.edu
00:09:29
Academia.edu's creator Richard Price learns the word for "degree" in Mandarin Chinese and shares with ShaoLan the secrets to how his website is helping to revolutionise everything from sourcing the latest research for Hollywood movies to improving farming in the Sahara Desert. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/051-degree/ 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
Feb 20, 2019
050 - Lego in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of Marketing Ken Yanhs from LEGO Education
00:09:39
Get paid to play all day! ShaoLan teaches Lego’s Ken Yanhs the Chinese word for one of the most famous toy brands in the world. Can you guess which company manufactures the most tyres in the world? Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/050-lego/ 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
Feb 19, 2019
049 - So Fast in Chinese with ShaoLan & VP Strategic Communications Bruce Upbin from Hyperloop One
00:06:56
So fast! Hyperloop One is aiming to revolutionise the speed at which we travel around the globe, and the head of Strategic Communications Bruce Upbin shares how to say "so fast" in Chinese. Listen closely for some extra words to impress your Chinese friends! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/049-so-fast/ 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
Feb 18, 2019
048 - Service in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and CEO Michael Schneider at Service
00:10:06
Want to get some service in China? Learn how to pronounce it perfectly with the creator of the hit app "Service" Michael Schneider. Bonus words include customer and of course customer service! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/048-service/ 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
Feb 17, 2019
047 - Chewing Gum in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Caron Proschan at Simply Gum
00:09:10
Can chewing gum make you happy? Discover the true meaning of chewing gum in Chinese and find out Caron Proschan’s incredible quest to create an organic, healthy alternative to the synthetic filled gums manufactured by the established companies in the sector. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/047-chewing-gum/ 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
Feb 16, 2019
046 - Culture in Chinese with ShaoLan and Philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen
00:10:44
In this very touching episode, Philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen shares deeply with ShaoLan about how to build bridges between cultures and the importance of understanding one another. Learn the word for "culture" and how it is intertwined with the Chinese language. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/046-culture/ 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
Feb 15, 2019
045 - Language in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and CEO Luis von Ahn from Duolingo
00:10:39
With over 300 million users, Duolingo is the worlds biggest language learning platform. Its founder Luis von Ahn chats to ShaoLan about how it all started, and he also learns how to say "language" in Chinese. A hugely inspiring episode! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/045-language/ 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
Feb 14, 2019
044 - I Love You in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:09:59
In this Valentine’s day special, Transition singer Jesse shares the inspiration behind the band's latest hit single "wo ai ni" and how to say those most important three words "I love you" in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/044-i-love-you/ 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
Feb 13, 2019
043 - Money in Chinese with ShaoLan and Principal Research Scientist Andrew McAfee from MIT
00:07:10
What’s Chinese for Money?! Economics expert Andrew McAfee talks finance with ShaoLan, how to make the pronunciation perfect and how to light-heartedly ask for money! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/043-money/ 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
Feb 12, 2019
042 - Sleep in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author and CEO Arianna Huffington from Huffington Post
00:14:53
The amazing Ariana Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, explores the ancient Chinese wisdom about resting better in order to make the most of our waking life. ShaoLan teaches her the Chinese for "sleep" and the frequently used expression to say to your Chinese friends "sleep more!" Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/042-sleep/ 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
Feb 11, 2019
041 - Days Of The Week in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:26
Building on the numbers lesson, ShaoLan teaches Transition singer Jesse how to say all the days of the week in Chinese. It is easier than you might first think! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/041-days-of-the-week/ 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
Feb 10, 2019
040 - Weather in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:48
Why do English people always talk about the weather?! Why do English people seldom carry umbrellas? ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh dig deeper into the entertaining elements of Chinese and English culture whilst teaching how to say "weather" in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/040-weather/ 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
Feb 09, 2019
039 - Piano in Chinese with ShaoLan and CFO Philip Rowley from Sony Pictures Entertainment
00:05:51
ShaoLan asks CFO of Sony Pictures Entertainment Philip Rowley about his love of music and why he loves playing the piano. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/039-piano/ 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
Feb 08, 2019
037 - Champion in Chinese with ShaoLan and Nelson Dellis the Four-time US Memory Champion
00:07:10
An unmissable episode in which four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis returns to share the secret to remembering Chinese words first time around! ShaoLan puts his theory to the test. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/037-champion/ 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
Feb 06, 2019
036 - Competition in Chinese with ShaoLan and Nelson Dellis the Four-time US Memory Champion
00:05:57
Four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis talks to ShaoLan about how he first started competing in memory competitions and learns how to say "competition" in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/036-competition/ 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
Feb 05, 2019
035 - Facebook in Chinese with ShaoLan and Product Director Erick Tseng from Facebook
00:05:34
With almost a third of the world's citizens using Facebook every day, it is a big honour to hear from the Head of Facebook Mobile Products Erick Tseng. He learns how to say "Facebook" in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/035-facebook/ 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
Feb 04, 2019
034 - Sing A Song in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:18
“I am a singer!” In this episode, explore how singing has become a major part of Chinese culture and the differences in mindset between east and west. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/sing-a-song/ 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
Feb 03, 2019
033 - I Am in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:04:18
This simple and effective episode will enable you to introduce your name and vocation in Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/i-am/ 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
Feb 02, 2019
032 - Welcome And Thanks For Coming in Chinese with ShaoLan and the artist Sarah Butterfield
00:05:57
In China, every time you enter a shop you will hear this phrase. Discover what it really means and the origins of the word with ShaoLan and renowned British artist Sarah Butterfield. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/welcome-and-thanks-for-coming/ 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
Feb 01, 2019
031 - Numbers From Five To Nine in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:09:25
How do you say bye bye in Chinese using only numbers? ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke work hard to make it easy for you to quickly learn the Chinese numbers 5 - 9! The episode also features insightful comments about the cultural significance of each number. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/031-numbers-five-nine/ 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
Jan 31, 2019
030 - I Dont Know in Chinese with ShaoLan and 13-year-old British student Astrid
00:04:18
Do you know how to say "I don’t know!"? Top Chinese student Astrid returns to share with ShaoLan and the Talk Chineasy listeners her own experience in China and why this phrase can be useful in so many different areas. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/030-dont-know/ 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
Jan 30, 2019
029 - I'm Sorry in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:20
"Formidable or severe!" - The literal English translation of this word is different from its extended use in Chinese. New York tech entrepreneur and chess master Josh Weinstein shares with ShaoLan how he first learned the phrase and ShaoLan teaches Josh how he should respond. It is not what you would expect. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/029-i-am-sorry/ 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
Jan 29, 2019
028 - Formidable In Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Josh Weinstein
00:08:27
"Formidable or severe!" - The literal English translation of this word is different from its extended use in Chinese. New York tech entrepreneur and chess master Josh Weinstein shares with ShaoLan how he first learned the phrase and ShaoLan teaches Josh how he should respond. It is not what you would expect. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/028-formidable/ 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
Jan 28, 2019
027 - See A Doctor in Chinese with ShaoLan and Daniel Kraft from Exponential Medicine
00:12:06
The amazing Daniel Kraft, doctor, tech entrepreneur and scientist returns to Talk Chineasy to learn how to say "see a doctor" in Mandarin Chinese. ShaoLan also discovers some surprising new technologies that are helping to revolutionise the quality of healthcare around the world. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/027-see-doctor/ 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
Jan 27, 2019
026 - Whatever In Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Josh Weinstein
00:07:19
Want to make your Chinese friends laugh? Learn this useful phrase which when used in a light-hearted way means "whatever!" ShaoLan and tech entrepreneur and chess master Josh Weinstein discuss the way in which this word has become embedded in Chinese culture. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/026-whatever/ 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
Jan 26, 2019
025 - Tiger Mum in Chinese with ShaoLan and Melissa Bethell from Bain Capital
00:07:53
Ever wonder how tiger moms earned their stripes? In this Talk Chineasy Episode, learn how to say "tiger mom" and "tiger dad" in Chinese as ShaoLan and star investor Melissa Bethell discuss the cultural roots of Chinese "tiger parenting." Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/025-tiger-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
Jan 25, 2019
024 - May You Be Prosperous In Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Josh Weinstein
00:05:07
"Live long and prosper!" In this episode tech entrepreneur and chess master, Josh Weinstein calls in from New York so ShaoLan can wish him a "Happy Chinese New Year" as well as teaching other greetings that are suitable for this festive period! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/024-may-prosperous/ 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
Jan 24, 2019
023 - Conservation in Chinese with ShaoLan and Environmentalist Stanley Johnson
00:07:03
Leading conservationist and writer Stanley Johnson drops into the London studio to share his incredible journey in campaigning to protect the environment. ShaoLan teaches him the Chinese words for "conservation" and ponders the correct term for "chimpanzee." Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/023-conservation/ 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
Jan 23, 2019
022 - Take A Break in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:16
Time to "take a break!" ShaoLan and Transition singer Jesse laugh about the different uses of this phrase in Chinese. Highly personable and insightful, make sure you understand the cultural significance of the word. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/022-take-break/ 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
Jan 22, 2019
021 - Convenient in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:07:33
"Convenient" in Chinese has many different uses. Be the first to stay on top of these uses as ShaoLan shares with Transition singer Jesse her first-hand experiences. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/021-convenient/ 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
Jan 21, 2019
020 - Terrible In Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Josh Weinstein
00:06:47
"Terrible!" -  ShaoLan finds out the real reason why tech entrepreneur and chess master Josh Weinstein loves this phrase and why it is so frequently used in Mandarin Chinese. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/020-terrible/ 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
Jan 20, 2019
019 - I Remember & I Forgot in Chinese with ShaoLan & Nelson Dellis the Four-time US Memory Champion
00:09:01
What is the easiest way to remember all these new Chinese words you’re learning? Cue the four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis, who tells ShaoLan the secrets to remembering. Also, learn how to say "I forgot" as well as "I remember." Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/019-remember-forgot/ 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
Jan 19, 2019
018 - Health in Chinese with ShaoLan and Daniel Kraft from Exponential Medicine
00:08:55
What is the easiest way to remember all these new Chinese words you’re learning? Cue the four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis, who tells ShaoLan the secrets to remembering. Also, learn how to say "I forgot" as well as "I remember." Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/018-health/ 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
Jan 18, 2019
017 - Beautiful in Chinese with ShaoLan and the artist Sarah Butterfield
00:05:25
So beautiful! A must learn phrase for new Chinese learners. This episode’s guest Sarah Butterfield is an internationally acclaimed artist who has recently exhibited in Shanghai. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/017-beautiful/ 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
Jan 17, 2019
016 - Robot in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from MIT
00:05:13
Erik Brynjolfsson returns for another fascinating episode in which you can learn how to say the word for robot in Chinese. He and ShaoLan also discuss the future of robotic technologies and how they will continue to shape our lives in the coming years. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/016-robot/ 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
Jan 16, 2019
015 - Computer in Chinese with ShaoLan and Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from MIT
00:06:42
Which characters does the Chinese language put together to make the word computer? It will definitely surprise you with its sci-fi nature. In this episode, ShaoLan and leading expert on digital technologies Erik Brynjolfsson share how to construct Chinese words such as computer, TV, movie and telephone. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/015-computer/ 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
Jan 15, 2019
014 - Husband and Wife in Chinese with ShaoLan and Nelson Dellis the Four-time USA Memory Champion
00:06:07
Learn the most affectionate way of referring to your better half (the words for husband and wife) thanks to ShaoLan and four-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/014-husband-wife/ 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
Jan 14, 2019
013 - China in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:06:48
China, a vast country with an incredibly rich history. It is shaping the world we live in, ShaoLan and Transition singer Jesse explore the etymology of the word China and some of the highlights of Jesse’s touring there. Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/013-china/ 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
Jan 13, 2019
012 - One Two Three Four in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band
00:08:02
The fastest and easiest way to learn the numbers from 1 - 4 with ShaoLan and Transition drummer Josh.  Also, discover some unexpected meanings hidden under the surface of these numbers! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/012-one-two-three-four/ 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
Jan 12, 2019
011 - Why in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band
00:05:59
When you want to get below the surface of Chinese culture, you need be able to ask why things are done in certain ways!  In this  episode,  ShaoLan and Transition singer Jesse teach you how to ask "why." Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/011-why/ 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
Jan 11, 2019