Improving your listening comprehension is one of the most important things you can do while learning Mandarin. The reason is pretty obvious. If you don’t understand what people are saying, how are you going to communicate with anyone?
Luckily, improving your listening comprehension isn’t terribly difficult. There are a ton of quality resources. It’s also usually quite easy to find free time for listening practice. When working on your listening skills, you need to find materials that fit your level. In this article, we’re going to look at a variety of podcasts, both free and paid, that can help you improve your Mandarin listening comprehension.
At the end of this post, I’ll share some other podcasts that you may find interesting, although they aren’t focused on learning Mandarin.