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Are you struggling to find good listening material for learning Chinese? Are you tired of robotic and boring textbook audio? Chillchat is the answer for you! Our podcasts not only cover vocabulary and grammar, but we also talk about culture, trends, and other useful topics. With our fun and relaxing conversations, Chinese learning is a breeze! You can DOWNLOAD the transcript/study material at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chillchator buy us a coffee and get a name shoutout in our show :)
 
Greetings from teacher Dee. I am welcoming everyone on board. I am teacher Dee and I am an ESL teacher, corporate trainer and I am based in Shanghai, China. I have been teaching English since 1998 and I have helped hundreds of students and adults learning English for different purposes. I have taught English as a second language to French speaking learners, Japanese speaking learners, Korean speaking learners, Chinese speaking learners and Russian speaking learners. It is my pleasure to help ...
 
Each week, SpyCast will feature ex-spies, intelligence officers, and authors talking about the world of international intelligence and espionage. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Andrew Hammond (https://www.spymuseum.org/press/press-archive/2020-press-releases/spy-museum-names-andrew-hammon/) , the museum's Historian & Curator: @spyhistorian (https://twitter.com/spyhistorian) ). Follow us on Twitter @INTLSpyCast (https://twitter.com/INTLSpyCast) . The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. is ...
 
Why did a table cleaner in a staff canteen embody the ethos that got a man on the moon and why does a Chinese bamboo tree provide a crucial lesson for aspiring entrepreneurs? These are just some of the things that social entrepreneur and author Safaraz (Saf) Ali shares in a series of 10 conversations with journalist Adrian Kibbler. The topics covered in these conversations include the importance of people, how to recruit them and get the best from them. It explores what makes a good leader a ...
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
An Ounce provides amusing stories, ideas, wisdom, and a positive attitude with informative commentary, and interviews with experts. An Ounce is a short format podcast (less than 15 minutes per episode) that encourages the listener to consider for themselves ways they can create a more robust, resilient, and joyful life an ounce at a time. Topics of the podcast include a smattering of all kinds of subjects. The listener will gain insights from stories encouraging a good attitude, personal res ...
 
You know that health and happiness aren’t things you can outsource. You’ve also got a full plate, and making the time to take care of yourself can be challenging. A Healthy Curiosity is here to support you. The Mission: to explore what it takes to be well in a busy world, offer self-care strategies rooted in the traditions of Chinese Medicine, yoga, and Ayurveda along with the cutting-edge research from functional medicine. Host Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M. is a holistic self-care strategis ...
 
Learn to speak Mandarin the same way you learned your native language: by imitating what you hear. Every dialogue is adapted from real-life conversations with students who are learning Mandarin Chinese from the ground up, just like you. No memorizing, no grammar lessons, no superhuman willpower, just the sounds of Chinese, your ears, and you. Let's start speaking Chinese for real this time. New lesson every Wednesday. Subscribe to start building your Mandarin from the ground up! Logo artwork ...
 
Join Mandarin teacher Lin Lin and presenter Mark as they teach you the basics of Mandarin Chinese. In this podcast you'll be learning just enough Mandarin to get by on a holiday or business trip to China - and to impress Mandarin speakers everywhere! Each lesson includes just over one minute of language-learning content, so there's no excuse not to learn! Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more.
 
China 21 is produced by the 21st Century China Center at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy. We are a leading university-based think tank that produces scholarly research and informs policy discussions on China and U.S.-China relations. This podcast features expert voices, insights and stories about China’s economy, politics, society, and the implications for international affairs. Learn more at china.ucsd.edu
 
This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronunciation, writing or discourse in a language. These works could describe En ...
 
Chichi and Sansan is a Filipino-Chinese couple living in the heart of Manila. They have been together for 20 years and decided to make this podcast to share their life experiences. This podcast has no format and may discuss random things like relationships, recommended food in Binondo or about their philosophy in life. If you like our podcast, don’t forget to click the subscribe/follow button! You can also give us a 5 star rating ^.^ You can also visit fb @kwentuhansessionsph and ig page @kw ...
 
Welcome to Spill The Cha Podcast where you join us, Phoebe, Elsa, Lauren and Joelle on our virtual terrace as we discuss the British Asian Female experiences today. From exploring growing up Asian in Britain to adulting tips, we hope we will help, inspire and encourage you so grab a drink and come join us on the podcast. Follow us on Instagram for updates and #bts - @spillthecha.pod https://www.instagram.com/spillthecha.pod
 
This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource. The Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronunciation, writing or discourse in a language. These works could describe English or any other la ...
 
The Tai Chi Minute is a short but focused video lesson on Tai Chi. It picks up where every instructional video (even my own!) leaves off. The Tai Chi Minute is 30 years of Tai Chi practice and experience captured in bite-sized nuggets. The primary message of the Tai Chi Minute is this: have more fun! In Chinese, the word for a Tai Chi practitioner is player - as in I play Tai Chi. So when you practice, remember to relax and play your Tai Chi... dont overwork it. Enjoy! **www.drtaichi.com**
 
The AEI Events Podcast gives you a front-row seat to some of the most important events in DC. AEI hosts more than 200 events each year with leading thinkers, politicians, newsmakers, and scholars. Whether you’re in the car or on the go, this podcast lets you listen in so you don’t miss a thing. Listen each week to the full conversations, debates, and speeches hosted by AEI scholars.
 
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As the world slowly begins to emerge from the worst of the COVID era, there is a lot of collective trauma that we'll be working through for years. While any healing takes time, there are ways to move through trauma in accordance with the principles of Chinese Medicine that invite more ease into the process. Bringing with her some practical tips for…
 
Overview Director Dominic Cooke & Andrew The Courier (2021) starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan and Merab Ninidze Based on one of the most remarkable espionage stories of the Cold War High level Soviet military intelligence officer, codename Hero (USA), Yoga (UK) Historical backdrop: the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Berlin Crisis, Kennedy …
 
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Everyone loves Chinese food, but if only there were a way to tie your love for the cuisine into progress learning the language. Well, there is! ...sort of. Tune in to learn what to do and what not to do so that your stomach stays full as your Mandarin levels up. Guest interview with James Wong who, despite a severe hearing disability, worked hard t…
 
It's a weird moment for the markets. The big stock indices are near all time highs. And yet there have been some high profile meltdowns and blowups. There was the collapse of the vendor financing firm Greensill. And there was the wipeout of the Bill Hwang fortune. Meanwhile, numerous SPACs and other speculative stocks have been getting clobbered. S…
 
Airdate April 18, 2021: After the Biden administration said this week it's pulling out of Afghanistan, Fareed has an exclusive interview with the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, on what the U.S. withdrawal means for his country and its citizens. Then, former Trump national security advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster critiques the Biden decision on …
 
You can ACCESS to the STUDY MATERIAL at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chillchat Monthly members have access to transcripts or show notes, bonus episodes (coming soon) and many more perks! As international traveling slowly goes back to normal, it will be a topic in people’s conversation again. In today’s episode, we talked about common questions you …
 
During our childhood, many of us have been taught that we should set up some goals for our life and pursue them during our journey of life. This theory could turn into an extreme angle. Some people may put the goal as their priority of life and forget about everything else. In today’s story, we are going to discuss the differences between people wh…
 
Most of the new technologies are invented have the same goal-- to make people's lives more convenient. But we also have to admit that every technology has a gap that blocks out those who don't know how to use it. In today’s story, we are going to discuss why we should consider to rights and benefits of those people who are not able to fully enjoy t…
 
The tradition of celebrating birthday for family members and friends are common in Eastern and Western cultures. However, there are also some details could be quite unique. In today’s story, we are going to look at a group of friends celebrating the birthday for one of their Chinese friends. They made a certain type of food to wish the person a lon…
 
This episode is the true story of a part of the Jewish holocaust in which a bright light of goodness and courage can be found. During world war II, and after the Germans had invaded Poland, they began to move forward with their 'Final Solution'. The extermination of all Jews. Part of this plan in Poland displacing and moving Jews from their homes i…
 
Whenever the government is engaging in fiscal or monetary expansion, people like to invoke the history of Weimar Germany and how soon we might all go around transporting dollars in wheelbarrows. But what really happened with Weimar and how did it come about? On this episode, we speak with Zach Carter, the author of the best-selling book “The Price …
 
More than 50 years ago, the public and private sectors united to bring men to the moon and back. As the world begins to look at how it can recover from the Covid-19, what lessons can the original moonshot have for the modern challenges facing governments and industry today? In this week’s episode, host Stephanie Flanders talks with Mariana Mazzucat…
 
If you think that all the best spy stories happened during the Cold War – we have a doozy for you. In 2008 FSB officer Alexy Yurievich Artmonov was presented with three choices: (1) put a bullet in his own head, (2) wait for someone else to do it, (3) run. Which would you choose? Alexy chose (3). In fact, this story has all the makings of Cold War …
 
DOORS ARE OPEN!! Get your ticket to the 2021 Manifestation Bootcamp! http://jjflizanes.com/bootcamp Christy Whitman is a Transformational Leader, Celebrity Coach and Law of Attraction expert, as well as the two time New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Having It All and Taming Your Alpha Bitch. She is also the author of the international…
 
Grabe na talaga ang paglala ng COVID at parami na rin ng parami ang kakilala at kamaganak namin na nagkakasakit. Kelan kaya matatapos eto at ano ba ang dapat gawin? If you like this podcast, we would be more than happy if you can give us a thumbs up or a 5-star rating and subscribe. You can also send us messages, comments, and suggestions through m…
 
When GameStop shares skyrocketed earlier this year, numerous pundits were quick to ascribe political significance to the whole thing. Was it a rebellion? Was it class warfare in the spirit of Occupy Wall Street? On this episode of Odd Lots, we speak with the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, who argues that the episode was significant and radical…
 
Airdate April 11, 2021: Trump slashed corporate tax rates in his tenure as president. Biden has taken haste to undo that, securing funding for his new American jobs plan. Fareed talks to Wally Adeyemo, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. And, the Iran deal - can the U.S. and Iran resume talks? Should they? Fareed has a great debate with an all-s…
 
You can ACCESS to the STUDY MATERIAL at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chillchat Monthly members have access to transcripts or show notes, bonus episodes (coming soon), and many more perks! Hobbies! Another great small talk topic. In today’s episode, we took a deeper dive in some sentence structures you can use to ask ‘how often’ and ‘for how long’, …
 
Su Dongpo also known as Su Shi, was one of the greatest writers, poets and artists in China. Besides those labels, he was also known as a gastronome and he wrote many literatures for food. In today’s story, we are going to look at how his literatures on food reflected his political career. Join other motivated learners on your Chinese learning jour…
 
The feeling of loneliness is not a new psychological issue in our society. But it has become more serious as the environment and society that we are living has undergone some significant changes as time passes. In today’s story, we are going to discuss why the problem has become more serious and how we could deal with it and not letting it affect u…
 
When we have a conversation with friends about their children, the most common topics are where do they bring the child to during the weekend and who does the baby look like etc. In today’s story, we are going to hear a conversation between two friends, one of them bought a gift for her friend’s baby girl. Join other motivated learners on your Chin…
 
There is an ancient Chinese fable you may have heard before – or maybe not – that tells the story of a simple but wise farmer and his view on Luck - and his consideration of what was bad and what was good over time. A great story from eons past that has very good application to our lives right now. Bad luck is seldom as bad as it seems, and it sure…
 
The U.S. Treasury market is the biggest, most liquid market in the world. Its smooth functioning is also crucial to the economy and the financial system. Yet it keeps experiencing bizarre, seemingly inexplicable bouts of volatility. We saw it in February. We saw it big time last March. And we saw it multiple times in recent years before then. On th…
 
Recent weeks have seen an outpouring of optimism about the economic recovery, especially in the U.S. The International Monetary Fund has added its voice to the chorus, predicting developed economies could not only enjoy rapid growth in the coming years but see little or no permanent damage from the sudden collapse in 2020. But is that rebound going…
 
Continuing our journey through SpyCast’s greatest hits enroute to our relaunch, we arrive on a topic of perennial interest and great importance: intelligence and the US presidency. Just how is information from the intelligence community (IC) conveyed to the president? How have different administrations incorporated intelligence into the political d…
 
Christy Whitman is a Transformational Leader, Celebrity Coach and Law of Attraction expert, as well as the two time New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Having It All and Taming Your Alpha Bitch. She is also the author of the international bestseller Quantum Success. Her forthcoming book The Desire Factor will be released April 21, 2021.…
 
What if you are still struggling to get to the point where you can read the lowest level graded readers? What techniques can get you there? John and Jared will discuss steps you can take to bridge the gap to real reading and also begin to experience the snowball effect of reading in Chinese. Guest interview is with Abigail Washburn, a Grammy Award …
 
After processing the rising violent attacks on the Asian community in the US and the UK, we wanted to have a discussion around how race, and our gender, have impacted us.⁣ ⁣ Some of the questions* we discussed were:⁣ 💭What did you grow up believing “beautiful” looked like? Where did that come from?⁣ 💭How do you define “privilege”? Articulate the pr…
 
In the modern age, we expect to be able to turn on our computers, enter in a ticker, and know the actual price of a financial instrument, such as a stock or a bond. But this is easier said than done, especially with bonds, and especially with bonds that are infrequently traded. Sometimes, in fact, bond pricing is a matter of opinion. At least that'…
 
Airdate April 4, 2021: Before hitting his 100-day mark, Pres. Biden has passed a $2T COVID relief bill and proposed a $2T infrastructure and jobs package. Some have already begun putting him in the pantheon with FDR & LBJ. Are those comparisons apt? Fareed asks historians, Jon Meacham and Niall Ferguson. Then, the WHO's latest report saw no evidenc…
 
You can ACCESS to the STUDY MATERIAL at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chillchat Monthly members have access to transcripts or show notes, bonus episodes (coming soon) and many more perks! Today we are talking about how to ask people out or more specifically, how to invite others to do different activities. Karen introduced some of the coolest ways t…
 
In theory, we all would like to keep every promise we made to someone; however, in reality, it is not easy to fulfill our promise every time. In today’s story, our protagonist tells that why she feels that she must keep the promise to her son this time. Join other motivated learners on your Chinese learning journey with maayot. Receive a daily chin…
 
Today is the first day of Chinese Qingming festival. It is also called Tomb-Sweeping Day. It is a festival for Chinese people to memorize our loved ones who had passed away. Meanwhile, it also has other meanings according to the traditions. In today’s story, we are going to discuss the meanings of Qingming festival and look at the activities that p…
 
Today is the first day of traditional Chinese Qingming festival. It is also one of the solar terms. So our story for today will be something related to this festival. We are going to take a look at one of the most famous and extraordinary paintings in Chinese history—“Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival”. As we will see that there were some hiding…
 
The crypto market has come a long way in recent years. But it's still far less efficient than your typical established market. To understand more about crypto market structure, we spoke with Sam Bankman-Fried. Sam is a former international ETF trader at the prop shop Jane Street Capital. Now he's building a crypto empire with his hedge fund Alameda…
 
As the world enters a second year of Covid-19, we begin our new season of Stephanomics with perspectives on the pandemic’s fallout from Bloomberg correspondents all over the world. From cross-border jealousy and government spending battles to desolate beaches and unexpected theater companions, Andrew Rosati in Brazil, Shelly Hagan in Canada, Kamles…
 
The Ever Given has been freed from the Suez Canal. But the whole situation was indicative of a broader issue in global supply chains: increasingly large ships are contributing to logistical bottlenecks. This was true long before the latest issue on the Suez. On the latest episode of Odd Lots, we speak with economist and historian Marc Levinson, the…
 
Dahil sa napanood ni Sansan na documentary sa Netflix na Seaspiracy, nagulat sya at nalungkot dahil sa pang-aabuso na ginagawa ng mga tao sa ating karagatan. Nalaman nya na paubos na ang mga isda sa dagat at patuloy etong sinisira ng mga tao. Panahon na kayang magshift ng diet? Kakayanin ba? Paano kaya magsisimula? If you like this podcast, we woul…
 
Josh Campbell lit his cigar and extinguished the match. It was Inauguration Day 2017, and he was on the roof of his Washington D.C. apartment building. As the outgoing Obama’s made their way overhead on a helicopter, he turned to his father who had flown up from Texas for the event and remarked, “I hope Trump is good for the FBI.” Josh Campbell, fo…
 
Val Heart started communicating with animals in 1993 when an injured mare spontaneously told her why the wound on her hip wouldn’t heal. Astonished, they witnessed the wound simply disappear right before their eyes while the horse shared her story!People come to Val with their pet problems, and then Val helps the pets with their people problems. To…
 
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