This is the first course in the world that teaches Amharic speakers introductory Mandarin. Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia, a country with a population of 100 million. This course in Amharic shatters the language barrier and offers cultural contexts unique to these two cultures.
This podcast consists of 50 episodes, split across 25 unique chapters. Each chapter starts with a detailed description of vocabulary and usage in Amharic followed by dialogues between two native Mandarin speakers. You will know exactly how everything is pronounced. It is the best of both worlds!
The book accompanying this podcast can be found on Amazon under "DALU: Introduction to Chinese for Amharic Speakers" by Lina Getachew Ayenew