Name of podcast:双份De阳光（shuāng fèn De yáng guāng）
What topics are covered? It’s mainly about emotions and relationships, and sometimes has a special episode to introduce a Chinese celebrity.
Why is it good to listen to? Firstly the podcaster has a very sweet voice, it’s always a joy to listen to voices like that. Her speaking speed is a little bit slow, which is easier for Chinese learners to understand. The content of this podcast is mainly articles from the internet and the host’s own stories which will comfort you.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 双份De阳光 on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? Generally it’s updated 4 or 5 times a week.
Length of the podcast: It varies from 10 to 20 mins generally.
Description of the podcast: The podcaster has a Shanghai accent, and her voice is very sweet. She speaks standard Mandarin and a melodic background music is playing during the whole podcast. Each time she will share an article about emotions or relationships with the audience, sometimes she will tell listeners her own life story. This podcast has a rating scale for 4.5 points on iTunes. Some articles are inspiring which can really refresh your mind, you may find useful in dealing with the relationships in your studies, work and so on. As the podcaster is a young woman, so you may hear some Chinese cyber slang once in a while, they are really fancy words that can make your speech sounds more native. The total speaking speed is slow, which is very suitable for intermediate and advanced Chinese learners.
Summary: Most of the articles are significant and presented by the podcaster’s voice, which is a good joy to listen to. If you like slow-paced podcast want to relax after a day’s hard work or to get some comfort when you are anxious or nervous, this podcast could be helpful.