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TWCC58 – What Does China Sound Like?, Episode 58

We’re back for another episode of Two White Chicks in China!

This week our question comes from Timbo Birch (via Facebook), who asks us “What does Shenzhen sound like?”

If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question!

In This Episode We Talk About…

  • A review. Woohoo!
  • Some comments and an apology..
  • “Man disappointed to learn that his kidney has not gone missing after all”.
  • Timbo’s question.
  • Listen to sounds from around Shenzhen!
  • Our Chinese word of the week is ‘sound’: 声音 (shēng yīn). You can learn more Chinese words on our Online Dictionary.
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  • If you have a question for us, please send us a voicemail or leave us a message below!
  • People and Companies We Mentioned in the Show

    Episode Length 01:01:18

    Thanks so much for tuning in. Join us again next week for our next topic and another question from one of our listeners!
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    Thanks for listening guys!
    – Hollie & Nora

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  • tfb says:

    Good work, Hollie & Nora: Some awesome audio clips! I’m pleased that the diverse sounds you managed to record (just using phones, right?) sparked many insightful observations/memories and studio discussions… really glad that you enjoyed focusing on the audio side of life (just for a while). It made for a different (unique) listen. Big thanks again for some compelling audio clips and intelligent conversation.

    • Nora Joy Wilson says:

      Thank you! We really did have a great time wandering around with our phones recording like spies. There were several very typical sounds that we didn’t catch, but maybe we can make an encore episode in the future to fill in the gaps. It was a great question, so thanks for that! 🙂

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