Medlock Method Chinese
Podcast Host: Chiu Yu-Feng & Michael
Podcast Owner: Medlock1
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Episodes: 16
Medlock Method Chinese podcast brings you screencast video lessons each week. We teach you Chinese from the basics to advanced.

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12/21/2009 | Download File 22.88 MB -right click to download

Today's podcast is from our Medlock Method Basic Chinese, unit 11.2. The theme of this unit is shopping for clothes. On the structure side you will be learning the patterns:Don't know where/how/when/what/who...plusThe X that I gave to Y...Eg The shirt that/which I gave to my brother.As usual we will

12/17/2009 | Download File 20.34 MB -right click to download

Chinese is a high context language, which means that the meaning of the words is heavily influenced by the context of where, when, to whom and by whom they are said. For many speakers of European languages Chinese appears vague in meaning. In this podcast we will look at some of the typical "va

12/14/2009 | Download File 26.36 MB -right click to download

In this week's podcast we bring you Basic Chinese Unit 11.1. This is the first lesson of Medlock Method Basic Chinese Level 2. The lesson deals with the theme "bargaining"; an essential skill wheh visiting China!Over the coming six weeks we will bring you the other two lessons from Unit 11

12/10/2009 | Download File 26.88 MB -right click to download

Today's podcast is all about using "and". This might seem to be a rather trivial subject for a Chinese learning podcast, but actually in Chinese "and" has more subtleties in its usage that English. While the podcast is designed for intermediate Chinese learners people at all leve

12/07/2009 | Download File 31.92 MB -right click to download

Pinyin Part 6 is the final lesson in the Medlock Method Chinese Pinyin course. In this lesson we introduce the à sound. For English speakers this is probably the most challenging sound as we don't have anything that exactly corresponds to it. We call it the kissing sound, not because it is the soun

12/03/2009 | Download File 22.61 MB -right click to download

Anyone who has spent some time with Chinese people will know how important food is to the culture. This love of food spills over into the language. In this podcast we will be looking at some Chinese idioms using eating and drinking to create the imagary for the idioms.Although it is aimed at interme

11/30/2009 | Download File 27.27 MB -right click to download

In the fifth lesson of our six-part pinyin course we look at two very tricky and important areas:The third tone (falling rising)The Yi soundWe look at the yi sound as an initial (first sound), middle and final (ending sound). while not particularly difficult for English speakers to say, reading the

11/28/2009 | Download File 14.62 MB -right click to download

Today's podcast looks at how we address people in Chinese. Many non-Chinese fret over which the proper way to address Chinese people. Will I cause offence? Will I lose face or worse make the other person lose face?Luckily Chiu laoshi is here to rescue us! In this podcast you will learn how to addres

11/23/2009 | Download File 15.50 MB -right click to download

In Pinyin Part Four you'll be practicing identifying Chinese sounds and tones: essential skills not just for beginners but also for intermediate level learners who haven't yet had the opportunity to spend time in China. We also introduce you to some pinyin sentence reading practice.New in this lesso

11/19/2009 | Download File 15.39 MB -right click to download

In this podcast as well as reviewing the previous material we examine three of the most troublesome vowel sounds in Chinese: i, u & Ã.i, u & Ã can be used on their own, in other words the sounds themselves have meaning in Mandarin and they can be blended with other vowels and consonants.In


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