Relevant Content
We'll always make sure you know exactly what the lesson is about. You will easily understand whether it is relevant for you.

11.11 Singles Day

Great Hosts
Here at ChinesePod, all our lessons are presented in an entertaining manner by our great hosts. You'll find language learners, teachers, and even professors sharing their insights, ideas, and teaching methods in our video and audio lessons.
Brief Lesson Summaries
A brief introduction of the lesson will always tell you what this lesson is about and what language level is the intended target. If you're interested in the subject, but might not be able to understand it in full, fear not; we have transcripts of lesson dialogues vocabulary so you can follow along.
ID: 2795 Upper Intermediate
Listen to two colleagues chat about Singles Day, a holiday that started off as an online joke, but turned into one of the biggest shopping days of the year.
Awesome Materials
Our lessons contain natural communication in Chinese in video and audio format. We have have lessons focused on video or a podcast format and our lessons have transcripts of Lesson Dialogues, Important Vocabulary, Expanded Materials for a deep dive into the lesson topic and Exercises focused on testing your retention.
Detailed Vocabulary
Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
双11 shuāng shíyī double 11; Singles Day
to approve
假条 jiàtiáo leave request slip
扯上 chěshàng to relate something to something unrelated
zhāng mìshū ,lǎobǎn jīntiān zài bàngōngshì ma ?
Secretary Zhang, is the boss in the office today?
tā zài ne ,zhǎo tā yǒushì ma 。
He's in. Any particular reason you need him?
guò liǎng tiān jiùshì shuāng 11 le ,wǒ nà tiān xiǎng qǐng gè jiǎ ,zhǎo tā pī gè jiǎ tiáo 。
In two days time it's Singles Day. I would like to take a day off. I need him to approve my leave request.
nǐ qǐng gè jià hái néng chě shàng shuāng shíyī ā 。
What does taking a day off have anything to do with Singles Day?
Natural Dialogues
Each lesson is centered around a natural dialogue with key vocabulary directly prepared and translated for your use. You can also listen to each sentence as an individual recording to improve your listening and comprehension skills.
Try It For Free
ChinesePod is 100% Free to Try. Create an account today and get started!