We'll always make sure you know exactly what the lesson is about. You will easily understand whether it is relevant for you.
Visit to a Temple (Part 2)
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: 2313 Upper Intermediate
ChinesePod continues its visit to a Buddhist temple. In the second part of this series, we learn about arhats (罗汉, luóhàn), Buddhist saints known for their different and sometimes comical looks.
Wed Nov 06 2013 | John, Dilu
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.
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.
|arhat, Buddhist saint
āi ，kàn le bàntiān le ，zěnme méi kàndào shí bā luóhàn a ？
Jeez, we've been looking around forever. Why haven't we seen the 18 arhats?
nàbiān yǒu gè Luóhàntáng ，lǐmiàn kěndìng yǒu shí bā luóhàn 。
There's a Hall of Arhats over there. The 18 arhats have got to be in there.
nà wǒmen qù kànkan 。
Let's go take a look then.
hǎo a 。nǐ xiǎng kàn luóhàn ，nà nǐ zhīdào luóhàn shì shénme ma ？
Okay. So you want to see the arhats, but do you do what an arhat is?
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!