Watching films at both the cinema and/or at home is very popular in China. People love to be entertained! Can you discuss going to see a film at the cinema, and arranging for the tickets? Or do you understand if someone invites you to go? In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) How to arrange …
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Asking questions is a great way to learn—as long as you can understand the answer(s)! On the other hand, what if someone asks you a question, can you give them a good answer or reason in reply? In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) To reply if someone asks you a question (2) How to …
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When people have free time they often like to do something—maybe go out or stay in. If they plan to go out, who will suggest where to go and what to do? Learn how to make suggestions or listen and understand whilst someone else does! In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) To discuss some …
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Sometimes things may not be definite: not definitely yes or definitely no. You have to leave open the chance that it may be possibly or maybe. Do you know how to do this effectively and naturally? In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) How to say that something may not be definite (2) To let …
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Often, when people are talking about one subject, they will switch to another—and then, maybe even back again to the original subject. It’s very useful to be able to follow such changes—and also learn how to do this yourself. In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) How to change the topic of discussion from one …
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Whatever you do, it is inevitable to make mistakes, let alone learning something new, especially a foreign language. Learning Chinese is no exception. Further, even native Chinese speakers make mistakes when speaking or writing. So this often makes the language confusing for learners. So today, I share with you the top 5 mistakes made by …
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Stuck for an idea or two? Maybe someone else can come up with an alternative. Well, just how do you ask them for their suggestion and, when they tell you, how do you respond? In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) How to seek suggestions from someone else when you need help (2) To ask …
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We all have certain talents, and are either very good or not so good at them. Or maybe we can have a skill we can pass on or teach to others. Find out how to discuss some of your abilities with friends or colleagues. In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) To talk about playing …
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Most people in China have hobbies or interests outside of work. Many like to play computer or TV games so it’s a good idea to be up-to-date with games your friends or colleagues play. Or maybe you even like to play yourself? In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) How to discuss playing computer or …
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Some people like to always plan ahead; others leave everything until the last moment. Yet, in some cases, plans change as someone asks you to do something quite unexpectedly. In this Podcast, you will learn: (1) To talk about making plans for some forthcoming event (2) How to agree to do something when asked unexpectedly …
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