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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.
 
Several millions of copies of the best-selling daily devotional and Bible-study guide have been distributed in over 242 countries and over 749 languages of the world including Afrikaans, Arabic, Cantonese, Croatian, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Italian, Mandarin, Myanmar, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili...and still counting! New languages are added regularly, making the devotional accessible to many more in different parts of the globe, thus bringing the r ...
 
The most convenient way to learn Cantonese the way it is actually spoken and used. Start with our basic lessons, and in no time you'll be listening to music, watching films and television and engaging in the actual language. With free daily podcasts, a vibrant community, online study tools and much more, PopupCantonese is the most powerful and personal way to learn mandarin.
 
The most convenient way to learn Chinese the way it is actually spoken and used. Start with our basic lessons, and in no time you'll be listening to music, watching films and television and engaging in the actual language. With free daily podcasts, a vibrant community, online study tools and much more, PopupChinese is the most powerful and personal way to learn mandarin.
 
The Language Mastery Show brings you interviews with the world's best language learners. Get an inside look at how polyglots, linguists, and language lovers master languages more quickly, and learn the habits, methods, and mindsets you need to succeed in your own language learning adventures. Each guest shares proven strategies for reaching fluency, overcoming fear, speaking with confidence, and having more fun along the way. I'm your host, John Fotheringham, a linguist, teacher, and the aut ...
 
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This is the final part in our questions and answers episodes. It's a long one because we really wanted to finish this off and get back to the story times episodes. So the next one will be back to 'normal'. This one felt good to get through. Lots of great questions from everybody. We look into being in a multiracial relationship and how to get from …
 
RHAPSODY OF REALITIES HAVE NO FEAR OF MAN Pastor Chris Oyakhilome; …Be not ye afraid of them: remember the Lord, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses (Nehemiah 4:14). Many years ago, while I was in the university, the government of the day, a military government, banned…
 
We bash through a bunch more listeners questions in this episode. Tried to get through another load. There will have to be a part three on this one.Choose your monkey power. Come and get a free lesson. Enjoy extra audio awesomeness or join the Mandarin Monkey WhatsApp group. Websitehttps://www.mandarinmonkey.comAwesome Bloghttps://mandarinmonkey.co…
 
RHAPSODY OF REALITIES DAILY DEVOTIONAL (DOWNLOAD THE NEW RHAPSODY APP) CHRIST IN YOU. Sunday, February 28th. Pastor Chris But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace, To reveal his Son in me… (Galatians 1:15-16). The Apostle Paul, in our opening text, testified that God was pleased to reveal His Son, …
 
RHAPSODY OF REALITIES DAILY DEVOTIONAL (DOWNLOAD THE NEW RHAPSODY APP ) SPEAK WORDS FROM THE FATHER. Monday, March 1st. Pastor Chris For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak (John 12:49). Have you ever wondered why some of the words you speak produce the wron…
 
This is a questions and answer session part one. All questions from you guys, the listeners. Some personal and some Mandarin based. We didn't manage to get through all of them hence the part one. But we will. Thanks to everyone who submitted their questions!Choose your monkey power. Come and get a free lesson. Enjoy extra audio awesomeness or join …
 
John and Jared unpack when you should start learning Chinese characters so you can find your own answer that might be later or earlier than you might think. Guest interview is with Adam DiFrisco who found the courage to make huge life changing decisions that brought him to China. Links from the episode: Learning Chinese via Twitch - Wired Speak Chi…
 
This one has a story about public transport as per request from you guys. But also, does a snake fart? What's a hangout? Why does Tom have a migraine? Why is it important to speak? These are the important questions we must all answer.Choose your monkey power. Come and get a free lesson. Enjoy extra audio awesomeness or join the Mandarin Monkey What…
 
This one has a visa story and visa related Mandarin vocabulary. We also have a chat about visiting the mountains, a scary bat cave, terrifying rope bridges and finding a monkey skull.Choose your monkey power. Come and get a free lesson. Enjoy extra audio awesomeness or join the Mandarin Monkey WhatsApp group. Websitehttps://www.mandarinmonkey.comAw…
 
We talk with one of our new teachers SuSu Laoshi about growing up, learning languages, jumping in the deep end with learning something new, the emersion method, hobbies and interests, teaching styles and a whole bunch more. This episode HAS A LOT OF MANDARIN.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------We’re Ma…
 
John and Jared talk about flashcards and spaced repetition software, how they can help, their limits, and how to use them to build your Chinese skills. This guest interview is with Mandarin Blueprint cofounder Luke Neale, who felt the call of Chinese pulling him back to China, changing his life forever. Links from the episode: SRS flashcards: Pros …
 
We talk with published author, comic book creator, artist, teacher, Youtuber and linguist Mark Crilley for the long awaiting second part of our Taiwanese cultural exchange. We discuss Marks upcoming book set in Taiwan and he gives us some really helpful techniques for remembering written Chinese. We also talk about some memories Mark has of Taiwan …
 
We talks to new Mandarin Monkey teacher Shu-Chien. We discuss about learning Spanish in Taiwan (she speaks Spanish, English and Mandarin Chinese) and the method. We talk about Lord of The Rings (her favourite movie)and oddly about animal noises in different countries.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining have a look…
 
We walk you through a weekly shopping story and run through the vocabulary. We killed ten mosquitos so they won't be biting any of you in the near future. We run through what's been happening in the hangouts recently and some movie games. It's just good wholesome Chinglish podcasting at its best. Enjoy.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful …
 
Ula cried on a bridge and cries again in the podcast. Why? Because she loves Kairi so much and hates heights. Todays Mandarin Chinese story is based around what happens after you finish work. When you get home to relax every evening. We have five new Mandarin words for you and a dead Mosquito! It's all drama in the 179th installment of the Mandarin…
 
We discuss privacy and the whole Facebook/WhatsApp's situation in this one, should we move to Signal or Discord?. Our story for today is about accommodation. Expect to learn words in Mandarin relating to renting and buying, moving house etc.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining have a look at our Patreon and conside…
 
John and Jared review a paper written by a professor who incorporated graded readers and theater into a Chinese class. You’ll discover why it was so effective at helping students learn and gather even more ways to get creative with your graded readers. Guest interview is with Denis Suslov, a Russian who moved to China when he was 17 to study Chines…
 
We have a story about the stock market and investing today for all those who enjoy the business side of things. But we also find a very rude animal whilst musing about the size of an antelope which will forever be funny to us. Also interviewing new teachers which is exciting.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining hav…
 
Todays story is about interviews. And todays chat is about keeping strong in a relationship. Also, Mason had 3 stitches after falling down the stairs! We learn some new words regarding employment and some questions a hiring manager may ask. Enjoy it all in Chinese and English.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining ha…
 
We battle through this one whilst being ill. Vocabulary surrounding that and the doctors. The story also tells of the love between a boy and his father. But please bare in mind, we both whilst recording have a ganmao, and did our best to keep it upbeat. Sorry for the sniffles.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining ha…
 
John and Jared discuss the difference between how you think your Chinese sounds vs how it really sounds. Surprise surprise, there is a difference! John takes us through an academic paper to tell you which tones you should prioritize to make yourself understood more clearly. Guest interview is with Linda Yi, creator of Panda Cub stories and a herita…
 
We speak to Chris Lonsdale a New Zealand psychologist, linguist, educator and author about his methods for learning a language in six months. We discuss various different techniques for learning Mandarin Chinese (or any language) and go deep on various language based topics. It's a long one but a good one. Well worth a listen. Chris's links below: …
 
This strange story is about the Circus. We cover some mandarin vocabulary revolving around fear and we discuss whether or not you can separate the art from the artist. All in delightful Chinglish.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining have a look at our Patreon and consider supporting us. Or you are completely free n…
 
Note: This interview was originally recorded in 2010 as part of a collection of expert interviews included with my Japanese learning guide Master Japanese: How to Learn Japanese through Anywhere Immersion. This version includes excerpts from the complete interview, which is available as part of the Master Japanese Digital Package available Japanese…
 
We have an intermediate Monster story for you in this one given and created by our very our Hangouteers over this weekends hangouts. The first XX minutes of Chinglish (Chinese and English) chat are followed by the story and then a vocabulary review session and questions followed by another free style Chinglish chat. Come get some!If you enjoy what …
 
This episode has an intermediate/upper intermediate money based story and vocabulary section. Also we interview Kairi. Mandarin Chinese and English are used throughout as usual.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining have a look at our Patreon and consider supporting us. Or you are completely free not to. :) Website h…
 
Lindie Botes is a polyglot, YouTuber, blogger, and UI/UX designer on a mission to master 12+ languages, including Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and more. She is originally from South Africa, but has lived all over the world and now calls Singapore home. Though she loves foreign languages, she sees them not as an end but as a means to break down the ba…
 
In this special episode, John and Jared went back through all of the interviews of 2020 and pulled out the ten best stories. Get ready to laugh, reflect, and possibly shed a tear as we take a trip down memory lane. These stories show how learning Chinese can open doors in all aspects of your life, bringing unexpected and cherished connections… ...e…
 
It's a new format for our podcast we are trying something new! 15 minute-ish of chat, Storytime, vocabulary breakdown and examples followed by more chat and sign off. Let's see how it goes. First one is always a learning curve, so we will improve every time.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining have a look at our Pa…
 
Matt Bonder is the creator of the popular Matt vs. Japan YouTube channel and the co-founder of Refold: The Roadmap to True Fluency, where he shares the methods he used to reach near native-like fluency in Japanese in just 5 years. I am a big fan of his immersion-based approach to language learning (which aligns well with the approach I share in Mas…
 
We discuss euphemisms/雙關語/Shuāngguān yǔ in this one for probably longer than we should have. There are so many things that can mean genitals in English its a little upsetting really. We also discuss Christmas. Lot's of Chinese and some English to keep you on track with the conversation.If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least enter…
 
This is it. 168! We did it! We talk about conflict and how to use it in Mandarin. Then Ula reads the book of Awesome and we discuss life's little wins to end the one weeks worth of podcasts milestone!If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining have a look at our Patreon and consider supporting us. Or you are completely fr…
 
Amanda Hsiung-Blodgett (a.k.a. “Miss Panda”) is an intercultural language consultant and trainer, the author of Let’s Learn Mandarin Chinese with Miss Panda! and First Mandarin Sounds: an Awesome Chinese Word Book, and the host of the Playful Chinese podcast. I love her approach to language learning, especially her emphasis on play and having fun. …
 
John and Jared give you a behind the scenes look at how they choose and adapt stories for Chinese learners like you. It’s a look into how the sausage is made! If you’ve read any of the books, or do any sort of creative work, you may quite enjoy this segment. Guest interview is with Peter Braden, a Chinese History PhD researcher with some serious Ch…
 
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