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Medlock Method Chinese
Podcast Host: Chiu Yu-Feng & Michael
Podcast Owner: Medlock1
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Website: http://www.medlock-method.com
Episodes: 19
Medlock Method Chinese podcast brings you screencast video lessons each week. We teach you Chinese from the basics to advanced.

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12/10/2009 | 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

11/16/2009 | Download File 18.86 MB -right click to download

In the third lesson of Medlock Method Basic Chinese as well as reviewing and consolidating what you have already learned, you will be learning some more greetings and the different times of day in Chinese.Good morning/ afternoon / eveningabove / below To learn more about the Chinese culture and lang

11/12/2009 | Download File 19.28 MB -right click to download

In this podcast you will be building on the pinyin and Chinese pronounciation you learned in Part One. As with any language it is essential to build a solid foundation. Good pronounciation is one of the key elements in this foundation.If you would like to dive deeper into Chinese, why note sign up f

11/09/2009 | Download File 21.61 MB -right click to download

In this podcast we bring you the second lesson (Unit 1.2) from Medlock Method Basic Chinese Level 1.In this lesson, as well as reviewing the first lesson, you will learn about being "busy". Chinese people use this as an "ice-breaker" so it is a very important pattern to learn. Yo


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