Yep!Chinese review: Breaking up with someone

What is this Chinese podcast about? It’s about relationships, a guy wants to break up with his girlfriend in the dialogue.

Which level does this 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? Mandarin 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 to this dialogue. The 3rd part is listening to the dialogue again. And the last part is the outro, they’ll have some expansion about the topic.

Why is Yep!Chinese a good choice of podcast to learn Chinese? Firstly you can listen to the dialogue twice, it can better help you to practice your listening comprehension. Secondly you have both Chinese and English explanations 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 Chinese podcast is about relationships. It reveals some views of Chinese men in relationships. From the podcast it seems Chinese guys tend to love women who like to rely on them instead of independent women. Through the podcast you can see the cultural difference in relationships between Chinese people and people in other countries.

This lesson can be listened to at the Yep Chinese site.

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