Coffee Break Chinese

Learn to speak Mandarin Chinese with teacher Crystal and learner Mark in regular lessons from the Radio Lingua Network. In each lesson we'll focus on the language you need to know to and before long you'll be making yourself understood with native Mandarin speakers.

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episode 37: CBC 1.37 | Jīntiān tiānqì búcuò, wǒmen qù Chángchéng!


We have an exciting episode of Coffee Break Chinese for you today, as Mark and Hongyu have finally made it to Chángchéng, the Great Wall of China. In this lesson you'll build your understanding of Chinese by reviewing previously learned vocabulary...


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episode 36: CBC 1.36 | Zhèbiān qǐng, shìyījiān zài nà biān


In this lesson Mark and Hongyu are going shopping. In the first shop, Mark wants to buy some postcards, and in the second shop Mark is looking for a new shirt. This lesson gives us the opportunity to review shopping vocabulary and will help you practis...


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episode 35: CBC 1.35 | Nín xūyào shénme bāngzhù?


One of the most common experiences for any tourist visiting a foreign country is having to ask for information. In episode 35 of Coffee Break Chinese, Mark and Hongyu go to a tourist information office to ask for for information about a particular tour...


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 2019-01-17  21m
 
 

episode 34: CBC 1.34 | Zhèr de bāozi hěn hǎochī!


In this episode of Coffee Break Chinese we join Hongyu and Mark at breakfast in the hotel where they get talking to another hotel guest and her son. We'll take the opportunity to review vocabulary associated with ordering food and learn about some...


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 2018-12-19  24m
 
 

episode 33: CBC Special: Black Friday Sale - Save 30% on all CoffeeBreak courses


This is a special announcement for listeners to all Coffee Break Languages podcasts. It's Black Friday weekend and we're having a sale. We haven't offered any discounts since last November, so this is the perfect opportunity to take adva...


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 2018-11-23  8m
 
 

episode 33: CBC 1.33 | Zhè shì nín de fáng kǎ.


It's time for another episode of Coffee Break Chinese and in this lesson Mark is checking into his hotel in Beijing, using many of the structures covered in previous lessons. Hongyu is on hand to help Mark in China, and Crystal is in the studio ...


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 2018-11-21  21m
 
 

episode 32: CBC 1.32 | Nin qu shizongxin nali?


In this episode of Coffee Break Chinese, Crystal and Mark continue to follow Mark's progress as he puts his Chinese into practice in China. Mark is making his way into Beijing from the airport and Hongyu helps him prepare for a conversation at the...


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 2018-10-23  22m
 
 

episode 31: CBC 1.31 | Huānying ni laidao Zhongguo!


It's time to put into practice what we've learned so far in the course, and Mark has arrived in China where he meets his friend Hongyu who will be his guide during this stay in Beijing. In this episode Mark arrives at the airport and he and H...


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 2018-09-24  21m
 
 

episode 30: CBC 1.30 | Course Review


We've reached a milestone in Coffee Break Chinese with lesson 30 and in this lesson Crystal puts Mark - and our listeners - to the test with a marathon translation test covering all the topics of the course so far. This season of Coffee Break Ch...


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 2018-09-03  41m
 
 

episode 29: CBC 1.29 | Describing people in Mandarin Chinese


In this episode you'll learn how to describe people in Chinese. You'll learn various adjectives to describe people physically and talk about hair and eye colour. We'll put this to the test by challenging you to identify some famous peopl...


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 2018-08-15  29m