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1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
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 you learn how to converse in basic Mandarin Chinese. Explore various topics, special guests, and inspira ...
 
A 25-minute weekly Chinese language teaching show which covers the most frequently used Chinese words and expressions, dialogues, language tips, and stories behind the idioms. 《随行汉语》:每周25分钟的中文教学栏目,囊括最常用实用的汉语表达,探讨中国语言与社会文化,以及趣味故事。
 
Hong Kong Confidential is a podcast designed to educate and entertain. Jules Hannaford interviews interesting people in Hong Kong about their lives, personal journeys and secrets. Guests share their wisdom, experiences and insights with our audience. Guests include a doula, a dating and relationship coach, community leaders, LGBTQ+ activists, human rights defenders, abuse survivors, psychologists, life coaches, recovered addicts, authors, a fire fighter, a matchmaker, accomplished business w ...
 
Using more than 99% target language, 听故事学中文Learning Chinese through Stories(LCTS) creates authentic and immersive podcasts to help people around the world develop Chinese language skills and cultural competency. It covers a wide range of topics and proficiency levels(Novice, Intermediate, Advanced). Every story has two parts: story (A) and story explanation (B), accompanied by annotated vocabulary and transcript. For example, an episode titled "2.3.12 A" means this episode is at the level of ...
 
Chinese and English Language podcast. A mixed couple (Tom & Ula) living in Taiwan, teach Chinese through the use of Chinglish (Chinese and English) on a variety of topics. Learn Chinese, study methods, Entertainment, news, life, business, hints and tricks to learning Mandarin. Hear a native speaking naturally and at natural pace but with the English translation so you can follow the context of the conversation. Enjoy.
 
A team of time travelers discovers a terrible truth. The chronicles we’ve known may not be our past, it could have been altered, our memories changed and history itself set on a different path. They investigate these anomalies, traveling to different periods of our ancient history to stop the malevolent enemy trying to write a new chapter in humanity’s story. They are our only defense, heroes of ages ago, today, and the Future. They are…the Continuum Force. (Audio Fiction | Science Fiction | ...
 
A podcast about how the relationship between Australia and China came to the verge of collapse. Not long ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping was regularly having warm, friendly chats with Australia’s Prime Ministers. Now, he won’t even take our phone calls, trade is being blocked, and Australian politicians are talking about preparations for war. Season 5 of If You’re Listening is the fascinating story of why a rising superpower decided to make an example out of Australia.
 
Slow Chinese Learn Chinese Chinesisch Lernen nihao, I have been teaching Chinese in China and in various institutions in Switzerland for over 20 years. My major is Chinese Language and Literature in Education and also have a Master degree in Educational Management from UK. I am from Beijing. Currently I live in Switzerland. I enjoy teaching Chinese. I do hope, my Podcast will help you improve your Chinese.
 
Fun bilingual stories and songs for the young (and young at heart)! We understand the struggle to learn Chinese while surrounded by English speakers, so we choose relatable content for bright and easily bored little ones. Join Mama Yen and her kindergartener daughter in their Chinese learning journey, with help from Grandma(former Chinese literature teacher). Visit us at Chinesestartales.com and leave us a voice message (including stories you like)! Please rate and review the show so we can ...
 
HTDS is a bi-weekly podcast, delivering a legit, seriously researched, hard-hitting survey of American history through entertaining stories. To keep up with History That Doesn’t Suck news, check us out on Facebook and Instagram: @Historythatdoesntsuck; on Twitter: @HTDSpod; or online at htdspodcast.com. Support the podcast at patreon.com/historythatdoesntsuck.
 
Holding Heritage champions deeper understanding & appreciation of Chinese-Vietnamese Heritage in North America. We focus on Chinese-Vietnamese refugee stories, family relationships, bridging generational gaps and cultural identity. Explore with us through thoughtful storytelling, open and honest conversation, helpful resources, and fun projects. Thank you so much for listening!
 
Learn Chinese using podcasts! Each week, we are publishing new episodes for intermediate learners of Mandarin Chinese. We will be talking about Chinese culture, history, as well as everything going on in China. If you already know some Chinese, and are looking for resources to take your Mandarin Chinese to the next level, then TeaTime Chinese podcast is for you. 听播客,学中文。每周,我们都会发布适合中级学习者的播客节目。我们会聊中国文化,历史,以及中国的最新资讯。如果你已经会一些中文,并且在寻找学习材料,想让自己的中文“更上一层楼”,那么TeaTime Chinese播客一定适合你。 For more informat ...
 
TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
 
Studio Plus is a daily talk show that discusses matters on Chinese society, science, economy and culture, as well as international events and stories. With local hosts and others from English speaking countries, the show brings diverse opinion, fun, and light-hearted insight to listeners around the world.
 
'She' (aka Suzanne Toro) shares stories about local to global topics affecting our communities with the intent to inspire, educate and shine a light on the possible. During her broadcasts she melds her cunning intellect with her sense of humor and a compassionate heart; while she uses her intuitive nature and global visions to bring each story full circle. Ultimately reminding you that, All is Possible! Weekly 'She' shares 3-4 broadcasts that include the following formats: Interviews with In ...
 
Taiwan Report covers the important stories that affect Taiwan and is hosted by veterans of Taiwan news and politics since 2019. Almost every day we give you perspectives on Taiwan along with transcripts and stories we love. New shows are coming all the time. All the podcasts in the Taiwan Report network are on this feed. Website - report.tw Facebook - facebook.com/thetaiwanreport Youtube - youtube.com/taiwanreport Twitter - twitter.com/taiwanreport
 
Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. Join the conversation every Monday and Thursday for interviews with the most interesting minds in finance, economics and markets.
 
Across cultural differences, even good advice can be interpreted out-of-context and lead to foolish action and adverse outcomes. The CHINA Myth Podcast will explore how to listen in the proper cultural context to your Chinese counterparts, so you know what to expect from your negotiations and can expect something better from your cooperation. Through original stories and lessons, learn HOW Chinese people think and WHY they behave and respond the way they do to discover how to create new, mor ...
 
MigrAsians is a podcast about creative and political Asians and how their story of migration informs what they do and their path to healing. The Asian diaspora runs far and wide, as does Asian immigration history. All of this has birthed the model minority myth as well as a myriad of stereotypes that don't consider nuance or the vastness of this continent. Meet artists, activists, writers, advocates, and other creatives and politicos that are deeply affected by their path of immigration.
 
Coney Island Stories is a podcast produced from oral histories in the Coney Island History Project archive. We record interviews in English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish and other languages with people who have lived or worked in Coney Island and adjacent neighborhoods or have a special connection to these places. Founded in 2004, the History Project is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that aims to increase awareness of Coney Island's legendary and colorful past and to encourage apprecia ...
 
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Slow Chinese HSK2 Short Story 2 小故事 xiǎo gùshì 小明去商店, 售货员shòu huò yuán 问小明 售货员: 小朋友, 你买什么啊? 小明: 阿姨 ā yí , 我买两斤鸡蛋, 8块钱一斤的; 再买三斤苹果, 5块钱一斤的; 还有两斤面条, 3块钱一斤的; 再来四斤羊肉, 三十七块八毛五一斤的. 你看看, 一共多少钱? 售货员: 一共一百八十八块四. 小明: 那我给您三百块钱, 你找我多少钱? 售货员: 一百一十一块六. 哎,小朋友, 你怎么买这么多东西啊? 你爸爸妈妈没有跟你一起来吗? 小明: 阿姨, 我不买东西. 这是我今天的作业. 谢谢您. 再见.…
 
Please hit that Subscribe button on your Podcast player, so you won't miss the latest episode. Full Transcript of this episode can be found on our Patreon page 农历五月初五,是中国民间的传统节日——端午节,它是中华民族古老的传统节日之一。端午也称端五,端阳。过端午节,是中国人两千多年来的传统习俗。 ..... For the full transcript of this episode and many others, please support us by becoming our patrons. **************…
 
The development of character has gone through a long history of evolution. In China, there are many ethnic minorities and some of them have their unique written characters and speaking languages. In today’s story, we are going to look at the characters on the Chinese paper currency, which involved several minority scripts besides the standard Chine…
 
Slow Chinese HSK3 Standard Course L13 To come across, run into 遇到 yù dào 对话1:张阿姨在银行遇到了小丽 张阿姨: 哎, 这不是小丽吗? 怎么在这儿遇到你了? 小丽: 张阿姨, 您好. 您这是要换钱啊! 张阿姨: 对啊. 没想到在这儿遇到你了. 你在这家银行工作吗? 小丽: 对啊, 张阿姨, 以后有什么事情需要帮忙, 您找我. 对话2: 小丽对小刚说 小丽: 小刚, 你知道我今天遇到谁了吗? 小刚: 你遇到谁了? 小丽: 我遇到老同学小雨了. 小刚: 哦, 在哪里遇到的? 小丽: 在公共汽车上. 她搬家了, 就住在附近. 小刚: 遇到老同学是好事啊! 但是, 我怎么没听你说过这个老同学? 小丽: 她啊, 我们从小学到中学…
 
Federal Reserve officials expect to start raising US interest rates in 2023, Toshiba’s latest corporate crisis is a scandal over efforts to thwart activist shareholders, and the appointment of 32-year-old Big Tech critic, Lina Khan, as chair of the US Federal Trade Commission signals tougher antitrust enforcement. Fed signals first rate rise will c…
 
A First Nations led and informed coalition of groups have launched "Know Your Country", a campaign that calls on all levels of Government to commit to funding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educators in every primary school.The aim of the campaign is to support schools by embedding First Nations knowledge and culture into the curriculum, whi…
 
Western Australia's Police Commissioner has defended the decision to access QR code check-in information from the SafeWA app as part of a murder investigation of a former Rebels bikie boss.Urgent legislation was introduced in the state parliament this week to prevent police from accessing data collected through contact tracing.…
 
A garden memorial commemorating one of the nation's most beloved artists has been created ahead of the 10th anniversary of her death.Margaret Olley has been given a final resting place, with her ashes buried among flowering natives planted in her memory at the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre in northern NSW.…
 
Thousands of Victorian homes and businesses will not have their power restored until well into July after severe weather caused widespread damage.The Council of Streeton Ward covers the worst affected area of this storm and Councillor Cathrine Burnett-Wake says that while there are support measures in place for the community, emotions are running h…
 
Thousands of residents in Melbourne's outer-eastern suburbs have been told they'll be without power for three more weeks, days after a major storm caused widespread damage across Victoria. There are reports this morning that residents are also being warned of water contamination risks and power company AusNet Services say initial estimates that pow…
 
Advocates say a new visa scheme targeting farm workers from 10 Southeast Asian countries could lead to mass exploitation. The deal plans to fill the gap left by British backpackers, who will no longer need to work on Australian farms to get their visa, with the Government instead promising to replace the workforce with ASEAN Nationals.…
 
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has used his overseas visits to declare that Australia is moving to a carbon-neutral economy, acknowledging that a "new energy economy is coming."However, Resources Minister Keith Pitt says that coal will be around around for a long time, citing the economic cost of renewable energy sources and the need to keep the "li…
 
The Victorian government has unveiled a scientific advisory group on mRNA vaccine manufacturing and research, as the state races to set up a manufacturing base for the new technology.The state's Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy, Jaala Pulford, says she is of the firm view that Victoria is the "natural home for this …
 
It's been almost a year since the catastrophic blast at the port of Beirut left hundreds of people dead and there are still no answers as to what caused three thousand tonnes of ammonium nitrate to explode.Now with the domestic probe stalling, dozens of rights groups as well as survivors and families of victims are calling on the United Nations to …
 
Australian researchers and clinicians say HIV transmission can be eliminated in Australia by the year 2025, preventing more than six thousand infections by the year 2030 and saving $1.4 billion in health costs. The costed plan that calls for $53 million annually is being presented to parliamentarians.…
 
Greg and guest host Rob Long celebrate a federal court in Louisiana ending President Biden's oil and gas lease ban on federal land. They also cringe as the Biden administration considers lifting sanctions on top Iranian institutions which finance terrorism. Lastly, they roll their eyes at California Gov. Gavin Newsom for failing to relinquish his s…
 
在这个星期的播客里,我会和大家分享最近在中国很火热的一条新闻。在云南,一些大象离开了自己的家,开始往北方移动。它们慢慢向城市靠近,引发了大家的关注。 In this week's episode, I will be sharing a recent news that became viral in China. In Yunnan, some elephants left their home and started to migrant towards north. They are approaching cities, and this aroused much attention. ◉ Support, and gain access to podcast transcripts…
 
Today, I look at the community with the odd name, Medicine Hat. From its history as a gathering place for the Indigenous, to the stories of the rainmaker, its thriving clay and pottery industry and as the birthplace of a Canadian legend, there is much to learn about this southeast Alberta city. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadae…
 
Slow Chinese HSK2 Short Story 1 小故事 xiǎo gùshì 小明学习非常不认真(serious, earnest). 一天, 爸爸对他说: 爸爸: 小明啊, 这次考试你准备得怎么样啦? 小明: 还可以. 爸爸: 这次能考班里第一吗? 小明: 那要看您. 爸爸: 看我什么? 小明: 我考第一, 您给我买什么? 爸爸: 你不是说, 想要一辆(measure word for vehicle)新自行车吗? 小明: 那我考第一, 您就给我买辆自行车. 说好了啊! 过了几天, 爸爸问小明 爸爸: 你这次又没考好. 你每天不学习, 都在做什么? 你去哪里玩儿啦? 小明: 都是您! 您不是说, 要给我买辆新自行车吗? 我这几天去了好几个商店, 想看看哪家商店的自行车最好.…
 
Slow Chinese HSK3 Standard Course L13 Finally 终于 zhōng yú 对话1. 小明在家做作业, 妈妈在准备晚饭 小明: 终于把作业写完了. 可以出去玩儿了! 妈妈: 小明啊, 作业写完了吧. 帮我去买一斤鸡蛋回来. 过了一会儿 小明: 妈, 鸡蛋买回来了. 我... 妈妈: 啊, 刚才忘了, 你呀, 再去买两斤面条儿回来. 又过了一会儿 小明: 妈, 面条儿也买回来了. 我出去玩儿一会儿. 妈妈: 哎, 小明, 小明… 小明: 唉, 终于出来了, 可以去找小刚玩儿了. 对话2. 小刚还没回家, 他的妈妈等了他一个晚上, 很着急 妈妈: 孩子, 你终于回来了. 急死妈了. 小刚: 您急什么啊? 妈妈: 你看看表, 都几点了? 你去哪儿了? 小刚:…
 
The Tokyo Olympic Games will need a public bailout of about $800m if spectators are banned, and the end of the interminable EU and US struggle over aircraft subsidies marks a major truce in what seemed an intractable trade conflict. Plus, the FT’s global technology correspondent, Tim Bradshaw, spoke to world wide web founder Tim Berners-Lee about h…
 
Fluent Chinese speaker and Harvard student 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! Read extended show notes for this episode here: https://www.chineasy.com/talk/lessons/167-spicy/Explore various topics, special …
 
NSW and WA have moved to to ban single-use plastics, with only Tasmania and the Northern Territory yet to outline their plans to phase out these non-recyclable problematic products. But how are we trekking in meeting the National Packaging Targets that also include package redesign to make it 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025?…
 
The Murugappan family were reunited in Perth overnight, but the Biloela family could still face deportation to Sri Lanka if their legal bid to stay in the country fails. Vashini Jayakumar, a Tamil refugee and friend of the family, says Tamil are an ethnic minority and are persecuted in Sri Lanka, despite the civil war being over.…
 
The new free trade agreement between Australia and the UK is "not a bad compromise", with both sides appearing happy with the deal. The chief political correspondent with The Financial Review, Phil Coorey, joins RN Breakfast to discuss the latest developments in federal politics.
 
Australia and the UK have finally signed off on the broad terms of a free trade agreement and Britain's High Commissioner to Australia says once the deal is finalised, it will create a new set of opportunities that "we have yet to measure and put a value to." Under the new arrangement, the age limit for working visas to the UK will be lifted to 35,…
 
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