Name of podcast:一起读诗(yī qǐ dú shī)
What topics are covered? It’s mainly about poetry and other genres in Chinese literature.
Why is it good to listen to? Because it will present you very interesting poetry, through the podcaster’s nice and soundful voice, you will enjoy the unique beauty of these literature works. As a bonus, the speaking speed is fairly slow generally, which is easier for intermediate and advanced Chinese learners to follow.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can go to http://www.lizhi.fm/23392/ .
How often are the podcasts updated? It’s updated 3 times a week.
Length of the podcast: It varies from 10 mins to 50 mins.
Description of the podcast: The podcaster is originally from Dalian, Liaoning Province, which is located in Northeast China. The host has a very good and attractive voice, through her narration you will enjoy the beauty of different literature works in China and the rest of the world. At the beginning of each episode, she will have a specific introduction for the writer, and then she will use her wonderful voice to present the works in full emotion and attracting affection. The host’s voice can make you feel like the image portrayed in the work suddenly appears in front of you. The background music is also very melodic, which does well to create a certain atmosphere. On top of this, the host also has a deep and professional analysis on the emotions, the spirit and the thought the writers want to express in these works. You may also learn parts of Chinese history and culture through this podcast, as literature is always the reflection of the society.
Summary: This podcast is suitable for those who love poetry and want to learn about Chinese literature especially. You can enrich your Chinese verbals skill after enjoying so many great works with their advanced language.