What is this podcast about? It’s about a group of people talking about television series.
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 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 is a very interesting podcast, in it you can learn how to say many popular foreign TV shows in Chinese. Also, you can improve your skill in describing things in Chinese. Watching TV shows is also a way to enhance your interest in Chinese and sharpen your skills when you’re at an upper-intermediate level. Chinese learners who are into TV series can use this method to learn Chinese too.
This podcast can be listened to online on the Yep Chinese website.