Name of Podcast: 糖蒜广播脱口秀 (Pin Yin: táng suàn guǎng bō tuō kǒu xiù )
What topics are covered?
This is a casual talk-show podcast. In every episode of the podcast, one specific topic will be talked about by a group of people including one specialist who has professional knowledge to share for the topic. There are many common topic themes chosen.
Why is it good to listen to?
Almost all the speakers in this podcast are from Beijing where standard Mandarin originates from. In this podcast you can listen to conversations spoken in very authentic Mandarin. As such, this podcast is free of accent, but the speed of podcast is relatively fast. Intermediate and advanced learners of Chinese can learn standard pronunciation of Mandarin and practice their listening skills.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 糖蒜广播脱口秀 on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast is updated on a daily basis.
Length of the podcast: Each episode of the podcast is about 60 minutes long.
Description of the podcast:
This is a talk show podcast which is leisurely organized between a group of friends and guests.
The name of this podcast, 糖蒜(Pin Yin: táng suàn) means sweetened garlic which is a very traditional snack in China. From the name, we can guess that this talk-show is just like a group of friends chatting over this snack at the same time. Sweetened garlic is considered as a snack with a lot of flavours – just like the people having all kinds of attitudes toward the topic discussed in the podcast.
It’s noteworthy that one specialist will be invited to the podcast to share his/her professional knowledge and talk freely in the podcast just like other participants.
Summary: This podcast is good talk-show podcast for everyone to enjoy!