Think and Talk Like ChineseAuthor: Cathy Lu
18 Aug 2018

Think and Talk Like Chinese

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A podcast about Chinese thinking, speaking, and life all around

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    Episode One, Chinese superstition:
    Chinese culture used to be a very superstitious one and people had interesting habbits and customs to follow what they consider 'important'...

    http://www.cathy-lu.com/podcasts/ttchinese1.mp3

    Thanks for reading and listening! The first few podcasts may not be as smooth as I would like as I am still getting better at this... But that's why I would need your COMMENTS and SUGGESTION(cathyhasclu@gmail.com)!!!

  • Posted on 01 Oct 2007

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    Episode Two, the Chinese after-work life:

    http://www.cathy-lu.com/podcasts/ttchinese2.mp3

  • Posted on 01 Oct 2007

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    Episode Three, Chinese Food: introduce the history and the vast and diverse scenes of Chinese food. Talk about well known branches of the cuisine as well as famous dishes, many interesting facts and personal experiences, then focus on how the Chinese food in the West is different from the native ones, and then suggest you ways to get real Chinese food in a restaurant... Word of today is 'chi1' (吃), 'to eat.'

    http://www.cathy-lu.com/podcasts/ttchinese3.mp3

  • Posted on 01 Oct 2007

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    Episode Four, Chinese Family and the One Child Policy

    Talk about traditional Chinese family values and family relations as well as contemporary changes in family life. Then discuss the 'One Child' Policy from a personal perspective.

    http://www.cathy-lu.com/podcasts/ttchinese4.mp3

  • Posted on 01 Oct 2007

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    Episode Five: Chinese Medicine

    This episode unveils what Chinese medicine is really about, its modern uses in China, and its spread to the other parts of the world. It also teaches you the words to get you into the door of a Chinese Medicine doctor:
    1. 中药 'zhong1yao4' (Chinese Medicine): 中药通常很苦.(Chinese Medicine often has a very bitter taste.)
    2. 中医 'zhong1yi1' (Chinese Medicine Doctor): 我认识一位老中医.(I know an old Chinese Medicine Doctor.)
    3. 病了 'bing4 le';不舒服 'bu4 shu1fu2';很难受 'hen nanshou' (not comfortable; feeling sick): 我今天病了;我今天不太舒服;我今天有点难受. ( I am not feeling well today.)

    http://www.cathy-lu.com/podcasts/ttchinese5.mp3

  • Posted on 01 Oct 2007

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