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.

Lesson 1 - The Dish

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: 4245 Newbie
In today's dialogue, a self-introduction was made, and it was quickly followed by a love confession! What's more exciting is that you're going to learn how to express 'I can...' using 会 and 'I am...' using 是. Let's check it out!
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  
hěn very
认识 rènshi to know
you
huì can
很高兴认识你!
hěn gāoxìng rènshi nǐ !
It’s very nice to meet you!
你会说汉语?
nǐ huì shuō Hànyǔ ?
How are you able to speak Chinese?
我是中国菜。我不是你的菜吗?
wǒ shì Zhōngguó cài 。wǒ bù shì nǐ de cài ma ?
I am a Chinese dish. Am I not your dish (your type)?
你是我的菜!我喜欢你。很喜欢。
nǐ shì wǒ de cài !wǒ xǐhuan nǐ 。hěn xǐhuan 。
You are my dish (my type)! I like you. I like you a lot.
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!