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.

Differing Attitudes to Medicine

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.
IN THIS LESSON
ID: 2354 Upper Intermediate
Popping an aspirin when you've got a headache is no big deal in the West, but in China many people would think twice before taking medicine for something so common. In this lesson, three friends have a discussion about Chinese attitudes towards medicine.
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.
SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
阿司匹林 āsīpǐlín aspirin
luàn carelessly
脸色 liǎnsè complexion
rěn to endure, bear
康康,你怎么了?
Kāngkang ,nǐ zěnmele ?
Kangkang, how are you?
我有点头疼。
wǒ yǒudiǎnr tóuténg 。
My head hurts.
吃点阿司匹林吧。我这儿有,来给你。
chī diǎnr āsīpǐlín ba 。wǒ zhèr yǒu ,lái gěi nǐ 。
Have an aspirin. I have some here. I'll give you one.
不要吃,不要吃。药不能乱吃。
bù yào chī ,bù yào chī 。yào bùnéng luàn chī 。
Don't take it. Don't take it. One shouldn't take medicine so casually.
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 For Free
ChinesePod is 100% Free to Try. Create an account today and get started!