Name of podcast:什么值得买(shén me zhí dé mǎi)
What topics are covered? The main function of this Chinese podcast is recommending good products for customers to choose. The hosts will provide you a lot of information regarding various products and services, they will make comparisons through price, reputation and give analysis on the facts. So this is a shopping recommendation podcast basically.
Why is it good to listen to? You will know a lot of information about the newest products and services, this podcast is especially useful for those who live in China and want to buy products or enjoy decent services at a cheap price. Even if you are not in China, you may still find many products which are much cheaper than those in your own country. As a result, you can save money through overseas shopping.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 什么值得买 on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? It’s updated on a daily basis.
Length of the podcast: It varies from 20 mins to 30 mins.
Description of the podcast: There are two hosts in this podcast, one is male and the other is female. They’re both from Nanjing (a city in Southern China) and have a Nanjing accent. The products they suggest covers many areas, like food, electricity, fitness, clothes, drinking, etc. The way that each product or service is described is fun and specific. They will give you information about prices, brands, how well known they are and let you to choose what suits you best. It has a rating of 4 stars on iTunes.
Summary: This podcast will be useful for those who want to buy good quality products or enjoy service at a decent price. Overseas Chinese learners can also benefit from this podcast as it is a good way of seeing what Chinese people prize when they are buying products and it helps for you to see how Chinese people think a bit.