Talk Chineasy - Learn Chinese every day with ShaoLan

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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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1487 episodes

154 - Fashion in Chinese with ShaoLan and Entrepreneur Helen Wright

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. 🔥 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 03
153 - Guitar in Chinese with ShaoLan and Singer & Songwriter Ida M. Paul

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. 🔥 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 02
152 - Kid in Chinese with ShaoLan and Director of Marketing Ken Yahnhs from LEGO Education

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. 🔥 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 01
169 - Dad & Mom in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban

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 Stephen Turban. 🔥 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
Jun 18
168 - To Give/To See off in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band

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. 🔥 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.

10m
Jun 17
167 - Spicy in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College

Fluent Chinese speaker 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! 🔥 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
Jun 16
166 - Curious in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The What

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.” 🔥 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
Jun 15
165 - Good Wine in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-Founder & Chairman Chafic Kazoun from B-Line Medical

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. 🔥 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
Jun 14
164 - Basketball in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder Ralph Simon from Mobilium Global

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! 🔥 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
Jun 13
163 - Software in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-Founder & Chairman Chafic Kazoun from B-Line Medical

How do you say ”software” in Chinese? Software engineer turned entrepreneur Chafic Kazoun calls in from the USA to find out more from ShaoLan. 🔥 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
Jun 12
162 - Free (of charge) in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

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. 🔥 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
Jun 11
161 - Queen in Chinese with ShaoLan and CBE, Author & Radio Broadcaster Carole Stone

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. 🔥 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
Jun 10
160 - Gifted in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Tom Ilube from Crossword Cybersecurity

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. 🔥 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
Jun 09
159 - Idea in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & CEO Bill Gross from Idealab

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. 🔥 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
Jun 08
158 - Hygiene in Chinese with ShaoLan and Founder & Executive Director Nadya Okamoto

Today ShaoLan is joined in the Boston studio by Period’s incredible founder, Nadya Okamoto. Throughout the course of the interview, learn all the Chinese words for the most important women’s sanitary products. 🔥 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
Jun 07
157 - To Feel/To Think in Chinese with ShaoLan and Jesse Edbrooke from Transition band

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. 🔥 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
Jun 06
156 - Annoying in Chinese with ShaoLan and Stephen Turban from Harvard College

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. 🔥 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
Jun 05
155 - Recipe in Chinese with ShaoLan and Writer and Mental Health Campaigner Rachel Kelly

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. 🔥 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
Jun 04
151 - Radio in Chinese with ShaoLan and Sound Recordist, Designer & Mixer Suzy Robins

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. 🔥 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
May 31
150 - Poem in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder and Chairman Edward Shenderovich from Knotel

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. 🔥 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
May 30
149 - Lose Weight in Chinese with ShaoLan & Founder Dean Ornish from PMRI

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. 🔥 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
May 29
148 - Baddies in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

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?! 🔥 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
May 28
147 - Humor in Chinese with ShaoLan and Illustrator Noma Bar

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. 🔥 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
May 27
146 - Detox in Chinese with ShaoLan and Co-founder Genevieve Lydstone from Scout Technologies

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. 🔥 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
May 26
145 - Happy in Chinese w/ ShaoLan & Founder Dean Ornish from Preventive Medicine Research Institute

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. 🔥 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.

5m
May 25
144 - Young in Chinese with ShaoLan and CBE, Author & Radio Broadcaster Carole Stone

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. 🔥 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
May 24
143 - What in Chinese with ShaoLan and Content Chief Gina Pell at The What

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. 🔥 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
May 23
142 - Bag in Chinese with ShaoLan and CEO Helen Wright

Helen Wright learns the word for “bag” in Chinese. With handbags retailing for over $15,000, she certainly knows something about the luxury market! 🔥 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
May 22
141 - I Got It in Chinese with ShaoLan and Super Chineasian Charlie Hoffs

Learn how to say “I understand” and “I don’t understand” in Chinese with Charlie Hoffs, a fluent Mandarin speaker. ShaoLan also reveals the origins of Charlie’s Chinese name. 🔥 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
May 21
140 - Jet Lag in Chinese with ShaoLan and Josh Edbrooke from Transition band

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. 🔥 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
May 20