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.

The Seven Year Itch

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: 1721 Upper Intermediate
Popularized by the 1955 Marilyn Monroe film, the "seven year itch" is a phrase which has found its way into Chinese culture, and, unfortunately, some Chinese marriages as well. In this lesson, delve into the psyche of a young woman whose marriage is a bit shy of perfection.
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.
脸色 liǎnsè complexion
鸡毛蒜皮 jīmáosuànpí trivial matter
顺眼 shùnyǎn pleasing to the eye
chóu hatred, enmity
Yīngyīng ,nǐ liǎnsè bùdà hǎo a ,bù shūfu ma ?
Ying Ying, you don’t look so good. Are you not feeling well?
méiyǒu 。
shìbushì liǎngkǒuzi nàomáodùn le ?
Is it that there’s some conflict at home?
ng4 。zuówǎn yòu gēn Hàoyǔ chǎojià le ,méi shuì hǎo 。
Yeah. I had another fight with Haoyu last night and didn’t sleep well.
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!