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.

Upgrading to Business Class

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: 2245 Intermediate
It's gonna be a long flight and you're flying economy class. If only you could get an upgrade... In this lesson, learn the ins and outs of getting an upgrade on an airplane in Chinese, as well as at least one excuse that might get you there.
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.
孕妇 yùnfù pregnant woman
怀孕 huáiyùn to be pregnant
zhǎi narrow
对……来说 duì......láishuō with regards to, considering
nínhǎo ,xiānsheng ,yǒu shénme kěyǐ bāng nín de ma ?
Hello, sir, is there something I can help you with?
nǐhǎo ,wǒ tàitai shì yùnfù ,yǐjīng huáiyùn sānshí zhōu le 。néng bu néng bāng tā shēngcāng ?zhè gè zuòwèi tài zhǎi le ,fēi shí gè xiǎoshí duì tā láishuō hěn lèi 。
Hello. My wife is pregnant and she's already 30 weeks pregnant. Can you help her get an upgrade? This seat is too narrow. Flying for 10 hours is going to be exhausting for her.
wǒ qù wèn yīxià 。rúguǒ shāngwùcāng yǒu kòngwèi ,wǒmen huì yōuxiān kǎolǜ 。
I'll ask. If there's an empty seat in business class, we will give you priority.
xièxie a !
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!