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Learn casual Canto and Mando with one keyword and see/hear it used colloquially by several voice talents.Today's keyword:STUBBORN 硬頸 / 硬颈BTW, apologies to my Mando listeners--硬頸 / 硬颈 is a Canto term, not a Mando one (like 頑固). Ah, maybe it's time to retire!!!Used in the sentence:Why are you so STUBBORN? 你點解咁硬頸呀? / 你为啥这么硬颈欸?sister video (ep#13)https…
 
Learn casual conversations in Canto and Mando. This FINAL episode of the 2nd COVID dialog, there's talk of a nervous breakdown 精神崩潰/精神崩溃, the similarites/differences between the words for mental illness/neuropathy, 精神病/神經病/神经病 and their respective key components: vigor/vitality/spirituality, 精神, and nerve/mental case/nutjob 神經/神经sister video: https…
 
Learn casual conversations in Canto and Mando. In this episode, there's talk about how an amputation can lead to pain, pain pills, pain pill addiction, nervous breakdown or an OD. While going through this chain of events, learn the “either… or” grammar pattern [一係... 一係 / 要么... 要么] and hear other addiction examples like binge worthy k-drama, not to…
 
We're breaking up the COVID dialogs for learning Cantonese and Mandarin with this side trip into talking about suicide. You won't be hearing about how to kill yourself, or treating such feelings, or endorsing offing yourself; instead you'll hear a casual and frank conversation with someone on the brink of self destruction.While you're still able to…
 
This is the continuation of the COVID dialogs to learn casual conversation in Canto and Mando. In this episode, one thing leads to another when a physical therapy appointment is missed, leading to a pressure ulcer, then amputation, then a presumed OD or nervous breakdown, ultimately leading us to the question of the meaning of LIFEandDEATH.sister v…
 
Learn to chat in Eng, Canto and Mando about going to physical therapy, when lacking the COVID19 vaccination, plus the different usages of "to think" in the form of 想, 諗, 覺得/觉得sister videohttps://youtu.be/G35vXFs-BPIsoundtrack“Tea Time” by Ofshane, part of the YouTube Audio LibraryBy Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
Learn to chat informally in English, Canto and Mando. This ep is about how “ridiculous” can enter the conversation when talking about getting the COVID-19 vaccinationa; it's paired with the YouTube video:https://youtu.be/34RM5tMEqnoas an additional approach to master Canto and Mandosoundtrack“Some Thoughts” by Shaolin Dub, licensed under the Attrib…
 
Learn to chat informally in English, Canto and Mando. This ep is about dementia's repetitive nature and is the last of the dialog about finding a doctor in the COVID-19 era; it's paired with the YouTube video:https://youtu.be/tKL3LT3T-lIas an additional approach to master Canto and MandoSoundtrackThe Lone Woodlouse, by Rachel K Collier, YT Audio Li…
 
Learn informal conversations in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. This ep is a preview of what's to come in the absurdist world of dementia with some tangents going off on the so-called life of broiler chickens, the fate of cats and mice, the bonds of parent and child, pets, non-cancerous moles, onomatopoetic words, crap meds, and other things as th…
 
Learn informal conversations in Eng, Canto and Mando. This ep is about the futility of trying to call an MD who rx’s crappy meds and continues pairing podcasts with YouTube videos so that you have different approaches to master Canto and Mando.sister video:https://youtu.be/3C30-SMjNfc卒之得個桔,冇人聽電話。不過冇所謂...到头来一场空,没有人接电话。不过无所谓...冇所謂,橫掂佢凈係識得開啲冇鬼用藥。无所谓,反…
 
Learn informal conversations in English, Canto and Mando. This episode is about trying to reach the doctor during the current COVID-19 era of uncertainty and continues pairing podcasts with YouTube videos so that you have different options to master Canto and Mando.YouTube link: https://youtu.be/PH3VJ3SFTWIYouTube search keywords: Mommy speaks Cant…
 
Learn to chat informally in English, Cantonese and Mandarin about the fast disappearing act of some doctors during this era of uncertainty that is COVID-19. This episode continues the buddying up of podcasts to YouTube videos* to get you revved up for some serious learning.*https://youtu.be/tE5BNLxonwc©2020 Leslie D.Y. FrankSoundtrack:Chill Lofi Hi…
 
32 - My lower back is killing me, but where-da-heck is the doc?Hear and “see” an informal conversation in English, Canto and Mando about the trials and tribulations of seeking a doctor for back pain during this era of uncertainty that is COVID-19, in this episode where podcast and YouTube video buddy up to get you revved up for some serious learnin…
 
Hear and learn how two ppl talk informally in Eng/Canto/Mando about COVID-19 and how PTSD comes into play beyond the scenario of soldiers at war.©2020 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: “Hip Hop Heep Hop” by Beyond Limits, licensed under the Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/Beyond …
 
Hear and learn how two ppl talk informally in Eng/Canto/Mando about COVID-19 and how PTSD comes into play.©2020 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: “Hip Hop Heep Hop” by Beyond Limits, licensed under the Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/Beyond Limits Background Music - www.youtube.c…
 
Hear and learn how two ppl talk informally in Eng/Canto/Mando about COVID-19 and how individually, and together, we are managing this pandemic.©2020 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: “I Got This” By David Renda, part of the collection in: Royalty free music from https://www.fesliyanstudios.comBy Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
Hear and learn the start of two ppl talking in Eng/Canto/Mando about using the public bathroom, like so:You know--holding your pee like that only makes your bladder weaker, eventually the ability to control your urges weaken, not to mention the possibility of death by kidney failure.I don't want to hear your bullcrap, and besides, it's none of your…
 
Hear and learn the continuation of two ppl talking in Eng/Canto/Mando about using the public restroom:A: ... That's no good. This habit of going for long periods of not peeing is not good for you.B: I'm just better at holding it in than other ppl.©2020 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: “Sky Chaser,” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under the Attribution-NonCom…
 
Hear and learn the start of two ppl talking in Eng/Canto/Mando about using the public bathroom, like so:I know we've got some project deadlines to meet, but you’ve been sitting in front of the computer since this morning. You didn't have lunch, and not once did you even go to the bathroom. Just take a break why don't you?What's it to you? Now, if y…
 
Listen and learn how to chit chat and chastise someone in Canto and Mando about falling asleep behind the wheel, like so:A: Why haven’t you gone to sleep yet? Don't forget you're working the first shift tomorrow.B: It's not that I don't want to sleep; it’s just that this k-drama is so addictive--the moment you finish one episode, you just gotta kee…
 
Listen and learn to speak casual and informal Cantonese and Mandarin as in the dialogue about having dual insurance coverage:A: Someone said if there are two insurances, with the exception of insurance premiums, you won't need to pay for any other medical expenses.B: That's bullcrap--having two insurances is not necessarily as good as you think it …
 
Listen to, and learn a dialog about condoms and STDs:A: Now that you’re having sex again, I hope you guys are using condoms.B: I'm on the pill; who needs condoms?A: (Oh) please, condoms isn't just for birth control; don't you wanna protect yourself from STDs?B: How long have you known us for--don’t you think your insinuations are a bit much?©2019 L…
 
Learn how to talk smack in Cantonese and Mandarin:A: My company sucks.B: Now what? More office politics? Somebody offend you?A: They denied my workers' comp claim.B: So what? Appeal it.©2019 Leslie D.Y. FrankThe soundtrack is “Dream Big,” by audiobinger, licensed under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License, at: https://creativecommons.or…
 
Learn a dialogue in Cantonese and Mandarin:A: Let’s go out to eat.B: No way--you forget I have celiac disease? It's a pain eating out.A: What's the big deal? Just tell the kitchen you can't eat gluten. B: Even if I say I can't eat gluten, who knows what the kitchen cooks up that may make me sick as a dog later on.Bonus Chinese idiom: burning zither…
 
Learn to say, "Don't be such a drama queen--you won't go blind; cataracts are treatable" in Cantonese and Mandarin, and take a little side tour on the history of being filial by self-mutilation (not recommended).©2019 Leslie D.Y. FrankThe soundtrack is Mo’ Blues, produced and mixed by The Passion HiFi, whose tracks can be found at Music By The Pass…
 
Learn to say, “With some diseases, there are no clear symptoms--they’re easily misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all,” in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2019 Leslie D.Y. FrankIf you want to read up on the stories of patients who were misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all, go to: https://www.improvediagnosis.org/stories/The soundtrack is Once Upon a Time by …
 
Learn to say, "You just don't get it--the high from using drugs is his whole world now," in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2019 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack - "Not Quite Two Minute Blues" by texasradiofish, featuring copperhead2019 - Licensed under Creative Commons, Attribution Noncommercial (3.0), at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/DISCLAI…
 
Learn how to use Cantonese and Mandarin to say, "Are you kidding? Even if you think the mole is ugly, you don't need to cut it off--it’s not like it's cancerous." Can you guess what Bob Marley and John McCain has in common? And which comedian has the last laugh--Bill Cosby, or Hannibal Buress?©2019 Leslie D.Y. FrankInformation on skin cancer in var…
 
Learn to say, “Don't be so worried, there's no proof that vaccinations cause autism,” in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2019 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: What We Came to Do by The Passion HiFi, whose tracks can be found at Music By The Passion HiFi, at www.thepassionhifi.comBy Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
With an intro about vaqueros, learn to say, “Constipation for kids can become a vicious cycle, because the pain stemming from the first time of having constipation can cause kids to resist defecating--the withheld stool will become hard causing the next bowel movement to be even more painful,” in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2019 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundt…
 
Learn to say, “Constipation for kids can become a vicious cycle, because the pain stemming from the first time of having constipation can cause kids to resist defecating--the withheld stool will become hard causing the next bowel movement to be even more painful,” in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2019 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: Citrus Keys by Kenney Fl…
 
Learn to say "Ew, what the hell kinda crap did you pull out with your floss?” in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2019 Leslie D.Y. FrankDisclaimer: Within this podcast is talk about stretching and running; know that the relation between stretching and running is not a simple matter. Be informed and learn more at:https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/…
 
Learn about and how to say non-compliance or non-adherence to medications or treatment plan in Cantonese and Mandarin. ©2019 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: Traffic by Kai Engel is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, found at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/…
 
Learning about advance medical directive in Cantonese and Mandarin.© 2019 Leslie D.Y. FrankThe soundtrack is “Waste Time” by Vincent Augustus, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License, at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/By Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
Learn to say "What’s wrong with seeing a therapist for depression?" in Cantonese and Mandarin and what kind of diabetes research was going on in the Tang dynasty.©2018 Leslie D.Y. FrankFor further resources about depression, check out: https://afsp.org/about-suicide/preventing-suicide/The soundtrack is my bloody beating heart by kitchenromance, fou…
 
Learn to say "Don't worry, an ambulance is on its way" in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2018 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: 4 am by Makaih Beats (makaihbeats.net), licensed under the Attribution-NoDerivatives 3.0 International License, at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/.By Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
Learn to say, "Salmon, avocados and walnuts all have healthy fats" in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2018 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: Forget Me by Yung Kartz licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License, at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.By Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
Learn to say, "My last asthma attack was triggered by wildfire fumes," in Cantonese and Mandarin.©2018 Leslie D.Y. Franksoundtrack: Sunny Day by Roulet Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License, based on a work from http://rouletproducer.bandcamp.com/album/home-again…
 
Learn how to say "He's not crazy, he has dementia," in Cantonese and Mandarin.soundtrack: BLUNTEDSESH3 by Tha Silent Partner is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. Based on a work at https://blocsonic.com/releases/bsmx0171?utm_source=freemusicarchive&By Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
Learn to say and use brand name medication in Cantonese and Mandarin.soundtrack: The Calling (Nymph Mix)Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/© 2018 Leslie D.Y. FrankBy Leslie D.Y. Frank
 
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