Yep!Chinese review: Amazing Taobao review

What is this podcast about? It’s about the merits of the largest online shopping site in China, Taobao.

Which level does this learn Chinese podcast belong to? It belongs to the intermediate level.

How many presenters are in the studio? Two. One male(non-native Chinese speaker) and one female(native Chinese speaker).

How clear are the monologues? The monologue is read at a normal speed. Each word is pronounced clearly.

What languages are spoken in the studio? Chinese and English.

Does this podcast have a clear level? Yes, it does.

What is the structure of this podcast? It is composed of 4 parts. The 1st part is some key words of the dialogue after the opening, and then it will play the dialogue. The 2nd part is the explanation from the presenters of this dialogue. The 3rd part is listening to the dialogue again. And the last part is the end of the podcast where they’ll have some expansion about the topic.

Why is Yep!Chinese a good choice of podcast? Because firstly you can listen to the dialogue twice, it helps you to better practice your listening comprehension. Secondly you have both Chinese and English explanation in the podcast, so it’s much easier for you to grasp the main idea. Also, on the page you will see the original script of the dialogue with both pinyin and English translation, what’s more, there’s bilingual expansion and notes attached as well.

Summary

This podcast is about the convenience and advantage of Taobao, the “Chinese Amazon”, which is pretty useful if you want to purchase some unique Chinese products in a cheaper price.

This podcast can be listened to at:

http://yep.hschinese.com/lesson/Amazing+Taobao.html

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