32 episodes

Journey to Chinese Fluency is a weekly Podcast where Victor Yang chats with people who learnt Chinese from scratch to fluency. If you are learning Chinese or planning to learn Chinese, this podcast is for YOU. Each episode details the journey of a non-native fluent Chinese speaker who shares their struggle, motivations, mindset and techniques in learning Chinese. You'll also hear them sharing hilariously embarrassing moments, Chinese culture, Internet resources, and much more.

Start your own journey to Chinese fluency with the Journey to Chinese Fluency Podcast!

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Journey to Chinese Fluency is a weekly Podcast where Victor Yang chats with people who learnt Chinese from scratch to fluency. If you are learning Chinese or planning to learn Chinese, this podcast is for YOU. Each episode details the journey of a non-native fluent Chinese speaker who shares their struggle, motivations, mindset and techniques in learning Chinese. You'll also hear them sharing hilariously embarrassing moments, Chinese culture, Internet resources, and much more.

Start your own journey to Chinese fluency with the Journey to Chinese Fluency Podcast!

    32: A Youthful Approach to Learning Chinese with Lizzie Tai

    32: A Youthful Approach to Learning Chinese with Lizzie Tai

    Complete show note: https://chinesetalkeze.com/32
     
    Lizzie is an Australian but grew up in New Zealand and Australia. Lizzie studied Chinese formally for 1.5 years at the university level but studied informally by living in Beijing for 13 years. Lizzie now lives in Melbourne Australia, working as a primary school teacher, as a specialist EAL teacher (English as an Additional Language).
     
    Interesting fact: Lizzie was born in a small town in Germany called Blankenstien
     
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    • 35 min
    31: Overnight Train Journeys - The Ultimate Immersive Experience with Hannah Jackson

    31: Overnight Train Journeys - The Ultimate Immersive Experience with Hannah Jackson

    Complete show note: http://chinesetalkeze.com/31
     
    Hannah comes from the United Kingdom. Hannah has studied Chinese for 4 years and lived in China for 5 years. She is now living in London and works for the Body Shop.
     
    Interesting fact: She has a six-month-old puppy called Snoop.

    • 36 min
    30: How Learning Chinese Led to Personal and Professional Success with Santiago Mateos

    30: How Learning Chinese Led to Personal and Professional Success with Santiago Mateos

    Complete show note: https://chinesetalkeze.com/30
     
    Santiago is dual Australian and British citizen. His hometown is Sydney Australia. He has lived, studied and worked in Australia, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Japan.  Apart from English and Chinese, Santiago also speaks fluent Japanese, intermediate Spanish and used to be able to speak French at an advanced level. Santiago is now 35 years old, he owns and manages a boutique China consultancy and digital agency, which is also incubating a tech startup. He now lives between Beijing, Shanghai and Sydney. 
     
    Interesting fact: Santiago’s Chinese name is 马云驰. Which is very similar to Jack Ma’s Chinese name 马云. The name was given to Santiago at Beijing Language and Culture University in 2009 before Alibaba had become a global powerhouse. 
     
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    • 56 min
    29: Name LinkedIn, Marvel, Booking.com and Airbnb in Chinese with Vladimir Djurovic

    29: Name LinkedIn, Marvel, Booking.com and Airbnb in Chinese with Vladimir Djurovic

    ANNOUNCEMENT:
    1. Victor now offers 1-on-1 Chinese tutoring. Register your interest here: http://chinesetalkeze.com/tutoring
    2. Victor will be in China in late April and he is organising a Chinese immersion and photography trip. Register your interest here: http://chinesetalkeze.com/trip

     
    Complete show note: http://chinesetalkeze.com/29
     
    Vladimir (竹文峥) comes from France. He speaks French and Serbian natively, where Serbian his mother tongue. Apart from speaking fluent French, Serbian, English and Chinese, he also speaks Russian. Vladimir has lived in Shanghai for the last 16 years. He is the founder and CEO of Labbrand - a leading global brand consultancy originated and headquartered in China.
     
    Interesting fact: He named some famous brands in Chinese including LinkedIn(领英), Marvel(漫威), Booking.com (缤客) and Airbnb(爱彼迎)
     
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    • 54 min
    28: Learning Chinese Acrobatics and Mandarin with Latonya Wigginton

    28: Learning Chinese Acrobatics and Mandarin with Latonya Wigginton

    Show note: http://chinesetalkeze.com/28
     
    Latonya is from Brisbane Australia. She has studied Chinese for 5 years. Latonya is now 23 years old, living in Melbourne and working as an acrobat. 
     
    Interesting fact: She is a vegetarian.

    • 38 min
    27: Be Brave Enough to Make Mistakes and You’ll Be Wiser the Next Time with Imelda Lapthorne

    27: Be Brave Enough to Make Mistakes and You’ll Be Wiser the Next Time with Imelda Lapthorne

    Show note: http://chinesetalkeze.com/27
    Imelda is from Queensland Australia. Now living in Melbourne. She speaks English natively and she is also fluent in Chinese and Italian. Imelda has learned Chinese for more than 8 years. Now she is working in international education.
    Interesting fact: She loves travelling and she enjoys learning phrases in the local language.

    • 38 min

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