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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 learning how to converse in essential Mandarin Chinese.

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821 episodes

231 - Exciting / Excited in Chinese with ShaoLan and CEO Matteo Berlucchi at Your.MD

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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

8m
Aug 19
230 - Speech in Chinese with ShaoLan and International Curator Bruno Giussani from TED

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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

9m
Aug 18
229 - Topic in Chinese with ShaoLan and TED Resident & Conversation Expert Susan Bird

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

7m
Aug 17
228 - Handmade in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founding Director Matthew Kressy from MIT IDM

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

9m
Aug 16
227 - Pretty in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

“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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

8m
Aug 15
226 - Text Messages in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band

A hugely important method of communication in our modern world are text messages and the messaging apps we have on our smartphones. Transition singer Jesse Edbrooke finds out how to say it in Chinese along with Chineasy Creator ShaoLan. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

7m
Aug 14
225 - Second in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author & Columnist Kevin Maney

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/ 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

6m
Aug 13
224 - Future in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Plamen Russev from Webit.Foundation

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

7m
Aug 12
223 - Kung Fu in Chinese with ShaoLan & Coordinator James Trapp - UCL IOE Confucius Institute

“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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

9m
Aug 11
222 - Story in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder and President Kara Dyer at Storytime Toys Inc.

What is the word for “story” in Chinese? Find out with fairy tale enthusiast and super toy designer Kara Dyer. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

8m
Aug 10
221 - Digital in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Plamen Russev from Webit.Foundation

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy App for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

7m
Aug 09
220 - Leave A Message in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

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”! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

7m
Aug 08
219 - Colleague in Chinese with ShaoLan and TED Resident & Conversation Expert Susan Bird

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy App for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

8m
Aug 07
218 - Debate in Chinese with ShaoLan & Economic advisor to the Secretary of State Tony Curzon Price

ShaoLan and Tony Curzon Price teach the word for ”debate” in Chinese and engage in some serious debating in the process! 🔥 Download the Chineasy App for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

11m
Aug 06
217 - Always in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

In this super funny episode, Transition drummer Josh Edbrooke and ShaoLan look at the positive and negative ways you can use “always” in Chinese. 🔥 Download the Chineasy App for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

7m
Aug 05
216 - Conference in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder Martin Talvari at Myriad.live & Wanderfeel

Learn the Chinese word for “conference” with a real “Conference Guru” Martin Talvari. He is a co-founder of Myriad.live and was involved in running one of the biggest technology and investment conferences in the world, Slush. 🔥 Download the Chineasy App for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

7m
Aug 04
215 - Big in Chinese with ShaoLan and Author & Columnist Kevin Maney

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy App for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

8m
Aug 03
214 - Fresh in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy App for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

8m
Aug 02
213 - New in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of International Sean Leow From Kickstarter

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,” and more! 🔥 Download the Chineasy App for free and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language at https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy! https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy Check out our website for more https://bit.ly/chineasysn! https://bit.ly/chineasysn

6m
Aug 01
212 - Open in Chinese with ShaoLan and Economic advisor to the Secretary of State Tony Curzon Price

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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

7m
Jul 31
211 - Roommate in Chinese with ShaoLan and Singer & Songwriter Ida M. Paul

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

7m
Jul 30
210 - Smells Bad in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College

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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

8m
Jul 29
209 - English in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

7m
Jul 28
208 - Chinese Cuisine in Chinese with ShaoLan & Coordinator James Trapp - IOE Confucius Institute

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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

8m
Jul 27
207 - Hospital in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

6m
Jul 26
206 - Kite in Chinese with ShaoLan and Economic advisor to the Secretary of State Tony Curzon Price

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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

8m
Jul 25
205 - Taking A Picture in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Chase Jarvis from CreativeLive

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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

8m
Jul 24
204 - Go Abroad in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

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! 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

9m
Jul 23
203 - Popularity in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

8m
Jul 22
202 - To Subscribe in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The WhatGinaPell

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. 🔥 Download the Chineasy app for free https://bit.ly/TalkChineasy and dive deeper into Chinese culture and language. Check out our website https://bit.ly/chineasysn for more.

7m
Jul 21