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Hi everyone, this is an update on our new lessons on the website this week! Let us know in the comment section below if you have any topic suggestions or feedback on our lessons, we would love to hear from you!

6/8 Who’s in the bathroom?

Newbie students, on Monday, we have a new lesson on a terrible situation that you would often encounter in a big household or when you’re living with your roommates, and that is fighting over the bathroom. Sharing a bathroom with other people is always unpleasant, and what’s worse is when multiple people are trying to use it at the same time. In this lesson, Joe and Lyn will show you how to fight for the right to use your bathroom by annoying the person that’s using it. After watching this, I’m sure nobody will ever come between you and the toilet in the future!

6/10 滥竽充数的故事

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On Wednesday, we have an advanced podcast about the origin story of the chengyu 滥竽充数. Kevin and Abby will tell you a story about how an incompetent musician weaseled his way into the palace and pretended to be a fantastic reed player in an ensemble. Was he caught and punished by the emperor? Or did he finally learn how to play the instrument cause he’d been faking it so many times? Check out this lesson to find out!

6/12 Prenatal Check-up

On Friday, we have an intermediate podcast with Pauli and Lyn, and it’s about going to a prenatal check-up. In the lesson, we will show you the medical terms related to pregnancy and what the doctors might ask you when you’re expecting. If you’re a mother-to-be, this will definitely be useful for you so stay tuned for this lesson!

The video lessons to date have been basic. You are neglecting upper intermediate and advanced learners. I want to let you know that there are a lot of competitors in the intro/newbit/intermediate space. Once at intermediate level, there are few resources to break the intermed plateau. Students at intermed level must try to find their own native Chinese media as few companies can cater to the spectrum of this level.
So
Please focus on intermed and up learners (or at least stop leaving us without any lessons).
This is your competitive advantage.

At this point…all new videos are BASIC. Can’t even call them lessons.

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Hi there,

We have been uploading many lessons at intermediate, upper-intermediate, advanced and even media lessons. Such as:

Intermediate: Coffee Break Series #3 - First Meeting
https://www.chinesepod.com/lesson/coffee-break-series-3-first-meeting

Upper-intermediate: 吃惊,惊讶,惊人,惊喜
https://www.chinesepod.com/lesson/吃惊,惊讶,惊人,惊喜

Upper-intermediate: 宅经济的发展
https://www.chinesepod.com/lesson/宅经济的发展

Advanced: 杯弓蛇影的故事
https://www.chinesepod.com/lesson/杯弓蛇影的故事

Stay tuned for more.

Betty