Chinese speakers may enjoy this audio lecture series, which provides, in Mandarin Chinese, an overview of U.S. history, economy, politics, and society with the goal of helping listeners improve their understanding of America and Americans. The series is also aimed at people who are learning to speak Chinese, who will gain vocabulary to discuss American society and culture with native speakers.
In this first half of a course on American presidential elections, Dr. Sasha Gong, a Peking University and Harvard-educated scholar, gives a historical account of the electoral system, the expansion of the voting population, and party primary campaigns. She pays special attention to the woman's suffrage and the civil rights movements, and evaluates the pros and cons of the electoral college system.
Please note: This lecture is in Mandarin Chinese. Download and start listening now!