What is Talk Chineasy?
Talk Chineasy is a 7-minute daily podcast in which ShaoLan, the creator of Chineasy, teaches useful Chinese phrases. In each episode, ShaoLan and special guests share cultural insights and amazing stories. Visit our about page to learn about Chineasy!
Who should listen to the Talk Chineasy podcast?
Talk Chineasy is for everyone with a curious soul; the journey begins with “nǐ hǎo”. Shaolan teaches basic, useful Chinese phrases, and the special guests share ideas about new trends, technology, and innovations.
Surrounding key topics, each episode explores popular phrases and sayings that will give you a deeper understanding of Chinese etymology and its influence from different cultures. Native Chinese speakers can also learn from lively dialogues between ShaoLan and guests who come from all walks of life.
Check out our array of topics here!
Where can I listen to Talk Chineasy?
Is Talk Chineasy in Mandarin Chinese?
Yes. All Talk Chineasy content is in Mandarin Chinese.
How much can my Chinese improve if I listen for one year?
Talk Chineasy teaches you one phrase a day, for 365 days. However, through informative conversation within each episode, you will have mastered thousands of Chinese phrases in a year! Our lessons cover 20 topics, including greetings, leisure, travel, technology, weather, love, and much more.
Our Golden Chineasian membership allows you access to useful resources such as activity sheets, monthly recaps, pronunciation reviews, and personalized word bank to enhance your learning experience.
How do I listen to Talk Chineasy on my phone or tablet offline?
Subscribe to us on iTunes, and you can download every episode to your phone or tablet and listen to them offline. If you have Stitchers and Soundcloud on your device, you add a specific episode to your Listen Later playlist. Be sure to enable the playlist for Offline listening to ensure the episode is downloaded right away.
Who are the guests on Talk Chineasy?
Talk Chineasy invites interesting guest speakers to talk about different topics from their field of expertise. From MIT professors to 13-year-old Chinese students, our guests come from all walks of life. For example, Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post and Thrive Global, learns from ShaoLan how to say “sleep” in Chinese. USA memory champion Nelson Dellis learns how to say “I remember” and “I forgot.”
If you are interested in being featured on our podcast, please fill out the Be Our Guest form and we’ll be in touch shortly.