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ChinesePod makes learning Mandarin fun and easy. It isn't your typical language learning resource - we think you'll be entertained as well!

If you’re just trying to learn some survival Chinese or looking to start a lifelong relationship with the language, this ChinesePod - Beginner Level Podcast Channel is where to start.

Expand your Mandarin Chinese learning experience by also SUBSCRIBING to ChinesePod - Intermediate and ChinesePod - Advanced Podcast channels.

For more lessons, go to www.chinesepod.com and take us for a spin.

ChinesePod - Beginner ChinesePod

    • Education
    • 4.3 • 20 Ratings

ChinesePod makes learning Mandarin fun and easy. It isn't your typical language learning resource - we think you'll be entertained as well!

If you’re just trying to learn some survival Chinese or looking to start a lifelong relationship with the language, this ChinesePod - Beginner Level Podcast Channel is where to start.

Expand your Mandarin Chinese learning experience by also SUBSCRIBING to ChinesePod - Intermediate and ChinesePod - Advanced Podcast channels.

For more lessons, go to www.chinesepod.com and take us for a spin.

    Elementary | Do You Live Alone?

    Elementary | Do You Live Alone?

    Everyone's got different preferences for living situations. Living with roommates can be vexing for those who desire personal space but a necessity for those who crave constant human interaction. Learn how to talk about your own housing situation in Mandarin Chinese in today's elementary lesson. Episode link: https://www.chinesepod.com/2013

    • 15 min
    Newbie | Thank You And Sorry

    Newbie | Thank You And Sorry

    No matter how linguistically well-prepared you may be when you visit China for the first time (all thanks to ChinesePod, of course!), you'll still inevitably encounter any number of awkward and embarrassing situations that will require a basic exchange of niceties in the local language. Today's newbie lesson will equip you with the most basic of phrases to both apologize for your blunder as well as thank the local who is nice enough to assist you in your time of need. Episode link: https://www.chinesepod.com/2015

    • 9 min
    Elementary | Fast Food

    Elementary | Fast Food

    In certain groups, McDonalds has been renamed the “McEmbassy” – and no matter how much you tell yourself you won’t, you will end up caving in to that craving for something familiar. So what would a burger order sound like? A super-sized lesson, that’s what. Listen in to this podcast and learn how to use Mandarin Chinese to order food in a fast food restaurant. Episode link: https://www.chinesepod.com/0330

    • 13 min
    Newbie | Can I Drink Water Here?

    Newbie | Can I Drink Water Here?

    There're always people breaking rules, such as eating in a library or taking pictures in a museum. Do you want to stop them but don't know how? In this lesson, we are going to learn how to ask people not to do something and ask whether can we do something. Let's get started! Episode link: https://www.chinesepod.com/4352

    • 13 min
    Elementary | Homesick

    Elementary | Homesick

    It’s hard enough explaining “biscuits and gravy” to other countries, not to mention missing mom and her kitchen. So, when that long face is chewing on something from a cow’s face, how to save face and face up to the fact that you’re homesick? Listen to ChinesePod, of course – the most nurturing of all podcasts, and learn how to talk about good old home using Mandarin Chinese. Episode link: https://www.chinesepod.com/0317

    • 16 min
    Newbie | Definitely!

    Newbie | Definitely!

    While “nothing is absolute”, we shudder to imagine a world without tying someone down…erm, metaphorically speaking, of course. In this podcast, Ken and Jenny unquestionably and beyond doubt teach you an indisputably certain Mandarin Chinese lesson on verbal confirmation. Episode link: https://www.chinesepod.com/0138

    • 13 min

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