科学脱口秀 Podcast

Name of Podcast: 科学脱口秀 (Pin Yin: kē xué tuō kǒu xiù)

What topics are covered?

This is a science-themed talk-show podcast. In the podcast, 3 podcasters with different scientific expertise and one host participate in a talk, which is themed in a particular scientific topic.

Why is it good to listen to?

It’s a science podcast where you can learn a lot of scientific terms in Chinese and all four podcasters speak very standard Chinese and are probably from Beijing. Although this podcast is free of accent, the podcast is very colloquial. There is laughter and some sentence fragments which might  be a little bit hard to understand everything. It’s a good way of testing and improving your audio skills.

To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 科学脱口秀 on iTunes.

How often are the podcasts updated? This Chinese podcast is updated several times per week.

Length of the podcast: The running time of each episode of the podcast ranges from 20 to 80 minutes .

Description of the podcast:

This is a science talk-show podcast. There are 4 major participants in this podcast,  one of whom has been involved in other science Chinese language podcasts (for children and adults) including the 虹巴伦漫游科学 popular science podcast. The other three  podcasters are a host from Itings FM, an astrologist and a botanist.  This podcast is like a science party where each of them share their own professional insights and has a lot a fun.

What’s interesting about this podcast is that the location where they hold this “party” is not fixed. Although the podcast is mostly recorded in studios, they also record their show in locations such as in a zoo, on a mountain etc. In these places, they talk about the science of things and phenomena around them.

 Summary: It’s a good podcast if you’re interested in science.

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