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.

Technology Making Us Ugly

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: 2814 Upper Intermediate
Is your smartphone making you ugly? Learn how using a cell phone can lead to pimples, double chins, and forward head posture. Photo by dkeats
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.
微信群 wéixìnqún WeChat group
发言 fāyán to make a speech; to send a message on social messaging apps
jiè to kick (a habit)
好好的 hǎohāo de good
yí ,zuìjìn zài wēixìn qún lǐ ,dōu hěn shǎo kànjiàn nǐ fāyán ā !
Huh, recently in the WeChat group I seldom see you write anything!
shì de ,zuìjìn wǒ dǎsuàn “jiè ”shǒujī le 。
Yes, recently I've been trying to "wean" myself off my cell phone.
zhēn de ma ?hǎohāo de wèishénme yào “jiè ”shǒujī ne ?
Really? Why would you want to give up something great like a cell phone?
zuìjìn kàn le yī gè Rìběn zōngyìjiémù ,tāmen fāmíng le yī gè xīncí jiào “shǒujī chǒu nǚ ”。
Recently I watched a Japanese variety show, and they invented a new word called "cell phone ugly women".
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!