What is this podcast about? It’s about cosmetic sugery.
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 monologues 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 Yep!Chinese a good choice of podcast? Firstly you can listen to the dialogue twice, to help you 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 This podcast is about the discussion of cosmetic sugery and whether it’s good or not. The male presenter sticks to the view that natural appearance is true beauty. He says that it’s not just happening in China, some American actresses will have cosmetic sugery too. With this podcast, you can also learn more practical and topic-specific words in Chinese and how to use them.
This podcast can be listened to at Yep Chinese.