Chinese culture (2)--12 Chinese sentences
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If you are going to travel in China, are you worried that the language might be a problem for you?

According to the research, human being’s body language can undertake 60% communication among different people with different languages, so don’t worry if you don’t speak Chinese when you travel in China. Learning basic Chinese is not as difficult as you may think at first. Even the simplest knowledge of the language will enhance your experience in China.

1)Hello.    nǐ hǎo. Ni hao

2)Thanks.     xiè xie. Xie xie

3)Good morning.    Zǎo shang hǎo. Zao shang hao.

4)Good bye.    Zài jiàn. Zai jian.

In fact, at many cities in China, you can just say “Bye-bye” when you want to say good-bye to Chinese people. “Bai bai” is a new Chinese word imported from English.

5)Sorry.     duì bu qǐ. Dui bu qi

6)My name is Peter.    Wǒ jiào Peter.  Wo jiao Peter.

7)I would like to have some water.  Wǒ(I) yào(to wan to have) shuǐ(water). Wo yao shui.

8)I am going to the train station.     wǒ qù(to go) huǒchēzhàn. Wo qu huochezhan

9)Where is the washroom?   Xǐshǒujiān(washroom) zài nǎli(where)? Xishoujian zai nali?

10)Please turn left, or turn right. Please stop here.

Left—zuǒ, Zuo.       Right---yòu, you.      Please---qǐng,qing      stop---tíng,ting

The price of taxi is very reasonable in China. Those words can help you when you take taxi in China.

11)How much does it cost?  Duōshao qián(money), duoshao qian?

12)Can you make it cheap for me?   Piányi diǎn. Pianyi dian.

Don’t forget to bargain when you are shopping in China. You may find it is not really bad. It can be a lot of fun!


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