Learn Chinese Insights Podcast

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Weekly interviews with people who learned Mandarin Chinese as a second language. Find out why they learned it, what approach they took, and more importantly what they are doing with the Chinese they have learned.

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http://www.chineselearnonline.com/blog/category/podcast/
Description
Insights from non native Chinese speakers on how they learned Mandarin and what they are doing with it now.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-11-23 09:52
last episode published
2016-09-19 12:37
publication frequency
4.73 days
Contributors
Chinese Learn Online owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
78
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
19.09.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 039: Caleb Shetland

In this episode, I interview Caleb Shetland, an American now working in Taipei as a firmware engineer. Listen to find out: - His experience learning Chinese at a US college – What approach he wishes he had used instead, to learn characters – When he re...
Chinese Learn Online author
19.09.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 039: Caleb Shetland

In this episode, I interview Caleb Shetland, an American now working in Taipei as a firmware engineer. Listen to find out: - His experience learning Chinese at a US college – What approach he wishes he had used instead, to learn characters – When he re...
Chinese Learn Online author
1.09.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 038: Alex Trup

In this episode I interview Alex Trup, a Brit now working in Digital Marketing in Taipei, Taiwan. Listen to find out: - About his experience learning Chinese in the UK – How he went from China to Taiwan – His experience as a foreigner in a Taiwanese wo...
Chinese Learn Online author
1.09.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 038: Alex Trup

In this episode I interview Alex Trup, a Brit now working in Digital Marketing in Taipei, Taiwan. Listen to find out: - About his experience learning Chinese in the UK – How he went from China to Taiwan – His experience as a foreigner in a Taiwanese wo...
Chinese Learn Online author
22.08.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 037: XiaoFei

In this episode I interview Xiao Fei, an American blogger now living in Taiwan. Listen to find out: - His experience trying to get a degree at a local Taiwanese university – Why he switched out of the Chinese program to an English one – His experience ...
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22.08.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 037: XiaoFei

In this episode I interview Xiao Fei, an American blogger now living in Taiwan. Listen to find out: - His experience trying to get a degree at a local Taiwanese university – Why he switched out of the Chinese program to an English one – His experience ...
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10.08.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 036: Keoni Everington

In this episode I interview Keoni Everington, an American now working in the media business in Taiwan. Listen to find out: - What got him interested in learning Chinese 20 years ago – What it was like learning Chinese in Ohio – How he benefited from gu...
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10.08.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 036: Keoni Everington

In this episode I interview Keoni Everington, an American now working in the media business in Taiwan. Listen to find out: - What got him interested in learning Chinese 20 years ago – What it was like learning Chinese in Ohio – How he benefited from gu...
Chinese Learn Online author
29.07.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 035: Scott Faul

In this episode I interview Scott Faul, an American now living in Taiwan. Listen to find out: - What got him interested in learning Chinese, while in the US – His experience studying Chinese in Taiwan, while working on the side – How he used the Chines...
Chinese Learn Online author
29.07.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 035: Scott Faul

In this episode I interview Scott Faul, an American now living in Taiwan. Listen to find out: - What got him interested in learning Chinese, while in the US – His experience studying Chinese in Taiwan, while working on the side – How he used the Chines...
Chinese Learn Online author
21.07.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 034: Aaron Simmons

In this episode I interview Aaron Simmons, an American Professional Development Coach. He is the founder of Diversify International and Multi-Lingual Story Corner. Listen to find out: - What got him interested in Chinese culture and language in the fir...
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21.07.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 034: Aaron Simmons

In this episode I interview Aaron Simmons, an American Professional Development Coach. He is the founder of Diversify International and Multi-Lingual Story Corner. Listen to find out: - What got him interested in Chinese culture and language in the fir...
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7.07.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 033: Alex Barker

In this episode, I interview Alex Barker, an American consultant about his experience learning Chinese Listen to this episode to find out: - How Alex got interested in learning Chinese in America – His experience in an American college class learning C...
Chinese Learn Online author
7.07.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 033: Alex Barker

In this episode, I interview Alex Barker, an American consultant about his experience learning Chinese Listen to this episode to find out: - How Alex got interested in learning Chinese in America – His experience in an American college class learning C...
Chinese Learn Online author
30.06.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 032: Adriana Estrada

In this episode I interview Adriana Estrada from Guatemala, who has lived in Taiwan for the past 7 years, completing her undergraduate and master’s degree during that time. Listen to find out: - What brought Adriana to Taiwan in the first place – What ...
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30.06.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 032: Adriana Estrada

In this episode I interview Adriana Estrada from Guatemala, who has lived in Taiwan for the past 7 years, completing her undergraduate and master’s degree during that time. Listen to find out: - What brought Adriana to Taiwan in the first place – What ...
Chinese Learn Online author
22.06.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 031: Nick Howard

In this episode, I interview Nick Howard, an American who has been living in Taiwan for the past 9 years. Listen to find out: - What brought him to Taiwan in the first place – How he moved up from teaching at a cram school to teach at a university – Th...
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22.06.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 031: Nick Howard

In this episode, I interview Nick Howard, an American who has been living in Taiwan for the past 9 years. Listen to find out: - What brought him to Taiwan in the first place – How he moved up from teaching at a cram school to teach at a university – Th...
Chinese Learn Online author
16.06.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 030: Derek McGuinness

In this episode I interview Derek McGuinness, an American who has been living in Taiwan for 7 years. Listen to find out: - What brought Derek to Asia and specifically Taiwan – How he started teaching English, while looking for other opportunities – How...
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16.06.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 030: Derek McCracken

In this episode I interview Derek McCracken, an American who has been living in Taiwan for 7 years. Listen to find out: - What brought Derek to Asia and specifically Taiwan – How he started teaching English, while looking for other opportunities – How ...
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17.05.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 029: Adam Menon

In this episode, I actually interview… myself! Well not, really. I invited CLO user Joe Cooperman to interview me on my motivation for coming to Taiwan and starting this course teaching fellow expats how to speak Mandarin. Listen to find out: - Why Joe...
Chinese Learn Online author
17.05.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 029: Adam Menon

In this episode, I actually interview… myself! Well not, really. I invited CLO user Joe Cooperman to interview me on my motivation for coming to Taiwan and starting this course teaching fellow expats how to speak Mandarin. Listen to find out: - Why Joe...
Chinese Learn Online author
10.05.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 028: Steve Iglehart

In Part 2 of this episode, we continue our interview with American businessman Steve Iglehart. Listen to find out: - How he moved on to the skin care market – What his biggest challenge was in this market – The intense process of training salespeople t...
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10.05.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 028: Steve Iglehart

In Part 2 of this episode, we continue our interview with American businessman Steve Iglehart. Listen to find out: - How he moved on to the skin care market – What his biggest challenge was in this market – The intense process of training salespeople t...
Chinese Learn Online author
4.05.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 027: Steve Iglehart

Steve Iglehart is an American businessman from San Francisco who has been living in Taiwan for almost 30 years. Listen to this episode to find out: - What made Steve want to learn Chinese – Why he chose to come to Taiwan – His first moments in Taiwan, ...
Chinese Learn Online author
4.05.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 027: Steve Iglehart

Steve Iglehart is an American businessman from San Francisco who has been living in Taiwan for almost 30 years. Listen to this episode to find out: - What made Steve want to learn Chinese – Why he chose to come to Taiwan – His first moments in Taiwan, ...
Chinese Learn Online author
26.04.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 026: Keiran

Keiran is a Canadian living in Taiwan, now working in the bicycle industry. Listen to this episode to find out: - What brought Keiran to Taiwan in the first place – How he began learning Chinese initially – What he didn’t like about his first school – ...
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26.04.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 026: Keiran

Keiran is a Canadian living in Taiwan, now working in the bicycle industry. Listen to this episode to find out: - What brought Keiran to Taiwan in the first place – How he began learning Chinese initially – What he didn’t like about his first school – ...
Chinese Learn Online author
19.04.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 025: Ross

In this episode, I interview Ross Darrell Feingold, an American now working as a senior advisor at the DC International Advisory, a law firm in Taipei, Taiwan. Listen to this episode to find out: - What made Ross focus on learning Mandarin Chinese 20 y...
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19.04.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 025: Ross

In this episode, I interview Ross Darrell Feingold, an American now working as a senior advisor at the DC International Advisory, a law firm in Taipei, Taiwan. Listen to this episode to find out: - What made Ross focus on learning Mandarin Chinese 20 y...
Chinese Learn Online author
12.04.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 024: Jon

In this interview, I interview Jon Renzella, an American artist now living in Taichung, Taiwan. Listen to this episode to find out: - What brought Jon to Taiwan in the first place – Why he wanted to live in a place that didn’t speak English – How he be...
Chinese Learn Online author
12.04.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 024: Jon

In this interview, I interview Jon Renzella, an American artist now living in Taichung, Taiwan. Listen to this episode to find out: - What brought Jon to Taiwan in the first place – Why he wanted to live in a place that didn’t speak English – How he be...
Chinese Learn Online author
5.04.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 023: Alex

In this episode I interview Alex Wagner, who now runs a pizza shop at a local Taiwanese night market. Listen to find out: - What brought Alex to Taiwan in the first place – How he transitioned from teaching to selling pizza – His process starting the b...
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5.04.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 023: Alex

In this episode I interview Alex Wagner, who now runs a pizza shop at a local Taiwanese night market. Listen to find out: - What brought Alex to Taiwan in the first place – How he transitioned from teaching to selling pizza – His process starting the b...
Chinese Learn Online author
29.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 022: Bear

In this episode, I interview “Bear” – originally from Scandinavia, now working in China. Listen to find out: - What brought him to China in the first place – His initial hardships in China – Why he felt he wasn’t capable of learning Chinese in the begi...
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29.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 022: Bear

In this episode, I interview “Bear” – originally from Scandinavia, now working in China. Listen to find out: - What brought him to China in the first place – His initial hardships in China – Why he felt he wasn’t capable of learning Chinese in the begi...
Chinese Learn Online author
22.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 021: I love Taiwan

In this episode, I continue the interview I did with Shaun Bettinson, where he discusses his “I love Taiwan” project. Listen to find out: - How this project got started. – How he launched his initial promotional video - The Project Website - How he was...
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22.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 021: I love Taiwan

In this episode, I continue the interview I did with Shaun Bettinson, where he discusses his “I love Taiwan” project. Listen to find out: - How this project got started. – How he launched his initial promotional video - The Project Website - How he was...
Chinese Learn Online author
15.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 020: Shaun Bettinson

In this episode, I interview Shaun Bettinson, a Brit who now lives in Taichung, Taiwan. Listen to find out: - What brought Shaun to Taiwan initially – Where he learned his initial Chinese – What he didn’t like about his first group class – What he like...
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15.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 020: Shaun Bettinson

In this episode, I interview Shaun Bettinson, a Brit who now lives in Taichung, Taiwan. Listen to find out: - What brought Shaun to Taiwan initially – Where he learned his initial Chinese – What he didn’t like about his first group class – What he like...
Chinese Learn Online author
8.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 019: Davide Saccon

In this episode, I interview Davide Saccon, an Italian now living in Qingdong, China. Listen to find out: - How he learned “street” Chinese in Italy – What brought him to China after that – Why the Chinese he had learned before wasn’t as useful in smal...
Chinese Learn Online author
8.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 019: Davide Saccon

In this episode, I interview Davide Saccon, an Italian now living in Qingdong, China. Listen to find out: - How he learned “street” Chinese in Italy – What brought him to China after that – Why the Chinese he had learned before wasn’t as useful in smal...
Chinese Learn Online author
1.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 018: Ethan Feig

In this episode, I interview Ethan Feig, an American now working in a trade company in Taichung, Taiwan. Listen to this episode to find out: - What brought Ethan to Taiwan at age 18 – How Taiwan differed from his prior expectations – How he learned Chi...
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1.03.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 018: Ethan Feig

In this episode, I interview Ethan Feig, an American now working in a trade company in Taichung, Taiwan. Listen to this episode to find out: - What brought Ethan to Taiwan at age 18 – How Taiwan differed from his prior expectations – How he learned Chi...
Chinese Learn Online author
23.02.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 017: Wesley Insights

In this episode, we welcome back Wesley (from our last episode) to share some of the more fascinating aspects of the Chinese language including: - How abbreviations work in Chinese (and how they differ from English) – Why Chinese can’t be the next glob...
Chinese Learn Online author
23.02.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 017: Wesley Insights

In this episode, we welcome back Wesley (from our last episode) to share some of the more fascinating aspects of the Chinese language including: - How abbreviations work in Chinese (and how they differ from English) – Why Chinese can’t be the next glob...
Chinese Learn Online author
15.02.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 016: Wesley Holzer

In this episode, I interview Wesley. He’s an American, with degrees in Chinese and translation. Listen to this episode to find out: How Wesley got interested in Chinese in the first place. How he found Chinese easier to learn as a second language than ...
Chinese Learn Online author
15.02.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 016: Wesley Holzer

In this episode, I interview Wesley. He’s an American, with degrees in Chinese and translation. Listen to this episode to find out: How Wesley got interested in Chinese in the first place. How he found Chinese easier to learn as a second language than ...
Chinese Learn Online author
2.02.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 015: Dominic Cope

Dominic is from Oregon, USA, and now lives in Taichung, Taiwan with his wife and 3 year old twins. Listen to this episode to find out: - What made Dominic move to China at the tender age of 16 – What it was like as a teenager living in China – Why he l...
Chinese Learn Online author
2.02.2016

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 015: Dominic Cope

Dominic is from Oregon, USA, and now lives in Taichung, Taiwan with his wife and 3 year old twins. Listen to this episode to find out: - What made Dominic move to China at the tender age of 16 – What it was like as a teenager living in China – Why he l...
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