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As a native Chinese speaker, a language lover, a qualified language teacher, I would like to help those people who want to speak Chinese naturally in the most efficient way. The way that will help you to speak Chinese naturally without any fear, any insecurity or any doubt. It will also help you to improve your listening, reading and writing skills as well as your pronunciation. Through this podcast you will learn the REAL Chinese, Chinese that we use in our daily life. You will get to know ...
 
Learn Chinese with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at ChineseClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Learn Cantonese with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at CantoneseClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Learn Mandarin in a Fun & Relaxing Way ^_^ Hello! I am Amy Lin. I am an online 1-1 language teacher and a language learner 😀 I got into teaching by accident in 2013. I love teaching. It is amazing and fun meeting people from all over the world, and I love helping them with their Mandarin journey. Through this podcast, I hope to help more people get started with their Mandarin journey. I love making my lessons fun so occasionally you might have to deal with my not so funny jokes hehe.
 
I speak 20 languages. I've been learning languages for over 50 years and I've tried all kinds of approaches. I talk about my experiences, my approach to language learning, what I enjoy about learning languages and all manner of other topics related to language. If you love languages, or think you would if you hadn't been discouraged by past experiences, this is the podcast for you. Anyone can learn a language. You just need the right attitude and the right approach!
 
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
 
God: An Autobiography, As Told to a Philosopher - The Podcast is the true story of a philosopher’s conversations with God. Dr. Jerry L. Martin was a lifelong agnostic. But one day he had occasion to pray. To his vast surprise, God answered - in words. Being a philosopher, he had a lot of questions. And God had a lot to tell him. Dr. Martin served as head of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the University of Colorado philosophy department. Find out more at GodAnAutobiography.com
 
Extremes is a show about people who’ve lived through extraordinary situations. These are big stories with enormous stakes. There’s no pattern to the stories that our guests tell: some are funny, others are sad. Some situations were accidents, others were created deliberately—but all provide a window into human behaviour.
 
Host Dana Cowin, the former long-time Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine Magazine, conducts intimate interviews with brilliant, powerful women in the food world about their lives and careers. The moving, personal stories of struggles and triumphs that Cowin elicits provide lessons and inspiration for anyone looking to succeed in any industry.
 
Good Code is a weekly podcast on ethics in our digital world. We look at ways in which our increasingly digital societies could go terribly wrong, and we speak with those trying to prevent that. If you like TV shows, think of it as Black Mirror meets The Good Place: Dystopian scenarios, with a way out. Good Code is a collaboration of Cornell Tech's Digital Life Initiative and visiting journalist Chine Labbe.
 
World Languages Podcasting provides a podcast series in various languages for the language student or native speaker to help improve language skills and knowledge of Australian culture. Each conversation is complemented with a full transcript and a page of language exercises that may be downloaded from the website www.worldlanguagespodcasting.com.
 
🌏 The Geopolitics & Power Podcast - Presented by Ryan Faulkner-Hogg. From the worlds biggest infrastructure projects to shady financing, to debt-trap diplomacy, to what the real implications of a headline are - this podcast is going to go deep into it. It's a weird thing to be really into, but I am very much into my maps, and really fascinated by how geography wields and restricts power. This extends into politics and then further into investment. This podcast is going to tackle these issues ...
 
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 ...
 
Shining humour, love and light on Chinese life. For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, language, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, teach, speak Chinese, do business and have fun in China! Join our international team for an inside look into Chinese life as foreigners living, working, crying and laughing in China with family, children and friends. A light hearted insight into all things good and bad with a litt ...
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Benny Lewis, Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott and Alex Rawlings. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, Learn Italian, Learn Portuguese, ...
 
Welcome to the Purple Cloud Podcast! Our mission is to disseminate the wisdom and teachings of traditional Chinese and Asian culture throughout the Western world. Our scope is broad encompassing medicine and healing, martial arts, philosophy, religion and spiritual practice throughout China and Asia, art, music and more. Through in-depth discussions with luminaries in their respective fields Purple Cloud Podcast is dedicated to shed light upon the many nuances of these traditional cultures.
 
The opening hour of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” with Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber is broadcast from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, on site at the opening bell with the up-to-the-minute news investors need to know and interviews with the most influential Chief Executive Officers and greatest market minds.
 
Expand Your World - Be Bilingual with Queenie Kawabe, who speaks 5 languages is a podcast created for Language Learners, especially Chinese and Japanese. Queenie Kawabe delivers this show 5-day a week between Monday and Friday. Each episode brings you an inspiration and motivation topic such as a guest talk, and answer your language learning questions, as well as teaching you Japanese and Chinese language to help you to speak the language fluently in an effective and easy way. Queenie Kawabe ...
 
What do you get when a Christian artistic entrepreneur who has a chronic illness likes learning new things? Subscribe to find out! Note: Due to having a chronic illness, podcasts will be produced when I'm able so, although I aim to produce one a week, there may be occasions when there will be weeks missed due to flare ups.
 
The Straits Times and The Business Times audio channel showcases key news analyses, selected episodes from our niche series and sponsored series. Follow our popular niche series on their own dedicated channels when you download the apps - Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts - on your mobile phones: HEALTH CHECK (healthier living) GREEN PULSE (environmental watch) ASIAN INSIDER (the Asian perspective on global issues) BT MONEY HACKS (useful financial tips) BT MARK TO MARKET (analysing ...
 
Helping you better understand Japan and the Japanese language one question at a time. Every episode Tony and Ryan--two guys with master's degrees in Japanese Language & Linguistics--draw on their experiences in Japan and extensive research in both Japanese and English to shed light on all aspects of Japan. From the many interesting quirks of the Japanese language to obscure Japanese history, as well as busting misconceptions about Japan held by both Japanese peole and Westerners, Tony and Ry ...
 
“The primary aim of this work is twofold,” writes Thomas K. Cheyne. “It would fain contribute to the cause of universal peace, and promote the better understanding of the various religions which really are but one religion. The union of religions must necessarily precede the union of races, which at present is so lamentably incomplete…. I have endeavoured to study the various races and religions on their best side, and not to fetter myself to any individual teacher or party, for ‘out of His ...
 
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China's repression of its Uyghur Muslim minorities in China might feel like an issue far from our shores but it is deeply personal for many Australian families. A young Uyghur woman in Melbourne has finally reached breaking point and is telling her story for the first time after her husband was sentenced to 25 years in prison.…
 
In this special episode of Speaking Broadly, I'm sharing a powerful discussion I had the opportunity to moderate, hosted by the New York Historical Society, titled The Journey of Chinese Food in America. My guests were two powerhouses: Jing Gao, founder of Fly By Jing, and Heather Lee, Assistant Professor of History at NYU Shanghai. Food is the ent…
 
Asian Insider Ep 68: Washington's Taiwan dilemma - worries spike over China's coercive moves 18:09 mins Synopsis: Every Friday, The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh presents an Asian perspective of the week's global talking points with expert guests. While tensions are up over China's moves against Taiwan, fears of an imminent invasion a…
 
ST Sports Talk Ep 128: A microscope over the business of the breakaway European Super League 30:07 mins Synopsis: ST Sports Talk is The Straits Times' weekly sports podcast. In this episode, sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz chats with James Walton, who is sports business group leader at Deloitte South East Asia, about the financial reasons be…
 
In this episode, Olly chats with the dynamic duo behind Spanish and Go, Jim Fricker II, a self-proclaimed 'gringo from Minnesota', and May Larios García, a teacher from Colima, Mexico. On their site, podcast, and popular YouTube channel, they share tips and tools for learning the real Spanish you need to speak the language with confidence, travel m…
 
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber kicked off the show with a look at the earnings parade, including results from Dow components IBM, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson and Travelers.The CEO of Canadian National appeared on the program to discuss the railroad operator's offer to acquire Kansas City Southern for $325 per share in cash and…
 
#PopVultures Ep 45: Elvin Ng, Patrick Lee & Bullying in Showbiz 32:00 mins Synopsis: The Straits Times examines the ins and outs of pop culture in the Asian entertainment and Hollywood scene. This week the #PopVultures trace the highs and lows of the ongoing feud between Elvin Ng and Patrick Lee. Both actors fell out after Elvin alleged on a talk s…
 
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…
 
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber let off the show by discussing working our way back to normal: Jim and David being on set together for the first time in 13 months. They segued to Bitcoin's weekend sell-off and what it means for cryptocurrency and shares of Coinbase after last week's public debut. Coinbase's CEO sold shares of his stock…
 
Your Hosts: Mary Robinette, Dan, Amal, and Howard How does a poem happen? Absent an external structure, what makes a thing a poem? The key word in that question may be “external,” because ultimately the poem on the page will be the implicit definition of its own structure—even if it borrows a “non-poetic” structure from another … Continue reading 1…
 
Green Pulse Ep 48: Green Finance 101 (Pt 2) - Understanding carbon services & Singapore's potential to be a leader 15:22 mins Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses the beat of the changing environment, from biodiversity conservation to climate change. Singapore is charting a more sustainable future for itself, and has identified growth opportunities…
 
BT Mark To Market Ep 6: How to ride the next phase of the bull market 12:11 min Synopsis: Listen to Ben Paul's analysis and insight on market trends and corporate issues in Singapore in this new podcast series based on his weekly column in The Business Times. In this sixth episode of the Mark To Market podcast, BT's senior correspondent Ben Paul de…
 
Invisible Asia Ep 7: 'I wanted to escape this life by hiding who I was' 14:17 min Synopsis: The Invisible Asia Podcast is a special edition series in which The Straits Times casts the spotlight on people and communities living in the shadows of their societies where they exist largely unseen and unheard of. Do follow all nine episodes of Invisible …
 
Special episode today! This is an interview with Teacher Martha, who is English but also a Chinese learner as well as a Chinese teacher. She is sharing with us her learning tips and stories in China. I personally feel really touched by the ups and downs she shared when she's learning Chinese, and I hope this can motivate you as well! So please make…
 
We’re capping off our inaugural week packed with powerhouse guests and the top stories in tech with an exclusive interview with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. He discusses the future of work and his travel expectations post-Covid with our Deirdre Bosa. Plus, big time tech investor Jason Calacanis joins us to weigh in on the week of market debuts, Coinbas…
 
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber discussed a record run for stocks: The Dow closed above 34,000 on Thursday for the first time, going on to hit fresh all-time intraday highs at the market open along with the S&P 500. The anchors highlight stats which show U.S. stocks' 76% jump year-over-year from March 2020 lows marked the biggest such …
 
715. Catching up with Craig Wealand [LEP/AIRC Swapcast] Exchanging questions with English teacher Craig Wealand from "Apprender Ingles con Resa y Craig" about COVID-19, living in Europe post-Brexit, my daughter's English, getting proper tea in France and Spain, teaching English on Zoom, the worst jobs we've ever had + more, with a song on the guita…
 
The Big Story Ep 82: Cyclists, motorists divided on review of road cycling rules 6:38 mins Synopsis: This is a special episode of The Straits Times' video series The Big Story. A proposal to register bicycles and license cyclists to ride on the roads has garnered resistance from the cycling community, who said making bikes like cars would not help …
 
Reading is the killer app for learning languages, but also for learning other things. In order to study effectively we need to work on our reading skills, and that means reading a lot. We should also take advantage of audio in order to ramp up our ability to absorb information from reading. This applies to language learning and learning other subje…
 
Lots to cover in tech today. We’ve got a packed show. We hit the biggest news of the day in tech with Kanyi Maqubela of Kindred Ventures. He gives us his take on Bezos’ comments to shareholders on the Alabama union vote defeat and the record-breaking Coinbase market debut yesterday. On the Coinbase front, the OG investor in the crypto platform Garr…
 
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer and David Faber discussed the catalysts sparking another record-setting day for the Dow and S&P 500: U.S. retail sales jumped 9.8% in March as more Americans were vaccinated and spent $1,400 stimulus checks, jobless claims sunk to a post-pandemic low of 576,000 last week, and Bank of America and Citigroup posted first-q…
 
Life Weekend Picks Ep 122: Up your Instagram game at over-the-top cafe 9:42 mins Synopsis: Every Thursday, The Straits Times recommends lifestyle and food picks for the coming weekend in Singapore. In this week's episode, journalist Jan Lee reviews Gong Yoo's new sci-fi action movie Seo Bok. (0:05) Food editor Tan Hsueh Yun shares more about Cafe d…
 
Bookmark This! Ep 21: Shedding light on Kazuo Ishiguro and Ethan Hawke's novels 14:57 mins Synopsis: A monthly literary podcast by The Straits Times featuring titles in the headlines and sizzling reads. In the latest episode of this literary podcast, The Straits Times journalists Olivia Ho and Toh Wen Li put the spotlight on two novels by celebrity…
 
In this episode we talk to Tyler Rowe, practitioner of Chinese medicine, martial arts and specialist in the practical application of classical Chinese geomancy and astronomy texts. We explore the relationship between climate and illness, and dive deeply into the often poorly understood Wuyun Liuqi (Five Movements and Six Qi) system from the Huangdi…
 
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