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VOA视频节目《OMG美语》ITUNES中备受大家喜爱

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VOA视频节目OMG美语ITUNES中备受喜爱

VOA英语的OMG美语节目推出后不久,就在Itunes中荣登下载榜之巅。

OMG美语,VOA美国之音时尚中英视频博客,由于主持人Jessica Beinecke’s生动有趣的教学节目在Itunes上可以免费下载,正受到越来越多Itunes商店粉丝们的追捧。

主持人Jessica通过教大家最新最真实的美国俚语并鼓励大家提问关于美语中一些短语句子的表达方式,使数以百万计的来自中国和世界各地的英文学习者深深的被这个节目所吸引。这档小巧精悍的视频节目在去年《美女教你学英语》这个网络节目发布之后,迅速如病毒般扩散,如今,OMG美语节目在社交媒体上,已经被下载超过800万次。OMG美语5月14日被作为一款流行,值得大家注意的英文学习博客被引入iTunes商店,成为中国不多的热门英文节目。

Jessica 作为这档VOA节目的主持人和创始人说“这是一档关于文化理解和语言学习的节目,我很高兴我们全世界的粉丝现在可以通过iTunes找到我们的视频节目,我们想继续通过各种各样的形式来快速的扩展我们的听众群体,通过播客进行传播就是一个快速,简单,有趣的方式”。

工作于美国政府数码设计和创新办公室致力于广播研究的IT专家Adelaide Nascimento说,OMG美语博客在上线之后的不久,就荣登Itunes商店中国地区的榜首,通过在iTunes上提供我们的内容,是一个能够专业而迅速提高听众数量的机会。

除了OMG美语,美国之音还在iTunes上扩正了一些列其他的英文教学节目。OMG美语的博客现在可以通过VOA中文频道网站,YOUTUBE和OPHONE应用来获取。VOA中文电视和广播也可以通过IPHONE应用来观看和收听。

 

VOA Video Feature ‘OMG! Meiyu’ Hits iTunes Store

OMG! podcasts shot to the top of the iTunes store rankings in China shortly after their introduction.

OMG! Meiyu , Voice of America’s trendy Chinese-English video blog, is attracting new fans at the iTunes store, where Jessica Beinecke’s popular teaching segments are now available for free as podcasts.

Millions of people in China and elsewhere have come to love Jessica’s catchy video feature, which teaches “the newest and most authentic American slang,” and encourages her fans to ask about expressions being used by young people in the United States.

Jessica BeineckeThe short video program was catapulted to fame late last year following the release of Yucky Gunk, a user-requested episode that went viral.  Since then, OMG! Meiyu segments have been downloaded from social media sites more than 8 million times.

OMG! was introduced to the iTunes store March 14th as a language learning podcast and it has already made its way into the “New and Noteworthy” section, and become a big hit in China.

Jessica, the host and creator of the VOA program, says it’s “about cultural understanding as well as language learning, and I’m just so happy that our fans around the world can now get these videos on the iTunes store. We want to continue reaching out to our audience in every way possible and podcasts are a fast, fun and simple way to do that.” 

IT specialist Adelaide Nascimento says the OMG! podcasts “shot to the top of the iTunes store rankings in China” shortly after their introduction.  Nascimento, who works at the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ office of Digital Design and Innovation, says other VOA Mandarin Service programs have also done well. “Offering our content through the iTunes store in a branded and professional way is a great opportunity to grow our audience,” she says.

In addition to OMG! Meiyu, Voice of America has an expanding list of news and language teaching programs available through iTunes.  OMG! podcasts are also available on the VOA Mandarin Service website, YouTube and through an OMG! iPhone app. VOA Chinese TV and audio programs are also available on a “VOA News Chinese” iPhone App.