What is this podcast about? It’s about the ’90s generation in China and older people’s view on them.
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 are read at a normal speed. Each word is pronounced clearly.
What languages are spoken in the studio? Mandarin Chinese 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 first part is some key words of the dialogue after the opening, and then the podcasters will play the dialogue. The second part is the explanation from the presenters about this dialogue. The third part is the podcast hosts listening to the dialogue again. In the last part of this podcast, the hosts have some additional explanation/expansion of the topic.
Why is this a good choice of learn Chinese podcast? Firstly you can listen to the dialogue twice, it can better practice your listening comprehension. Secondly you have both Chinese and English explanation 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: In this lesson the podcast is talking about the ’90s generation (ie people who grew up in the ’90s) and older people’s view on them. You can learn more words about characters, emotions, etc. Through the podcast can know more about the youth in modern China and their social image.
This podcast can be listened to on the Yep Chinese website.