Name of podcast:燃·体育 (rán tī yù)
What topics are covered? This podcast delivers you the latest news of all kinds of sports games and events, they include Premier League, NBA, European Cup, Olympic Games, etc.
Why is it good to listen to? You will know the latest news about sports and you may learn the story of many famous Chinese sportsmen and the development of current Chinese sports. Also, you can pick up some sports Chinese words in this program and enhance your vocabulary.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can go to http://www.lizhi.fm/873107/ .
How often are the podcasts updated? It’s updated on a weekly basis generally.
Length of the podcast: It varies from 15 mins to 40 mins.
Description of the podcast: There are two hosts in this podcast, one is male and the other is female. The guy has a Southern Chinese accent while the woman has a Northern Chinese accent. The overall broadcasting atmosphere is very exciting and the background music sounds good. This podcast covers many sports fields, but football and baseball are the two most popular sections. They design a specific program when a big sports event ends and the hosts share their feeling on them, the commentary is random and very individual. Both podcast hosts speak at a normal speed with clear pronunciation, the usage of the words are quite simple, which is easy for Chinese learners to understand.
Summary: This podcast is suitable for sports fans, it will provide you the latest news of all kinds of sports games. Even if you’re not fond of sports, you can still use it to practice your listening and enhance your Chinese vocabulary. Chinese learners won’t have much trouble in grasping the main idea of each episode due to the simple usage of the words in the podcast.