With the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China this year, the one thing every attendee should know is a little Shanghai dialect. Nothing big, just the key phrases, and the most polite phrases, like "thanks" and "you're welcome." Politeness always wins the best of them, even in foreign countries.
Benny teaches you some greetings and phrases used in public speaking in Mandarin Chinese.
Watch this Chinese language tutorial video and learn useful phrases and additional vocabulary when checking into customs, such as "Visa" and "Your passport, please." Learn how to correctly pronounce these words and phrases, and how to use them in the real world with your Mandarin teacher Benny.
In this video we learn how to say "I love you" in Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese. To say "I love you" in Mandarin, you would say "Wo ai ni". To say this in Cantonese, you would say "ngo ngoi ney". Say each part of these words slowly and practice them to make them sound perfect. There are different dialects you need for each of the types of Chinese, so take your time when researching and practicing. Once you get these down, you will be able to learn more basic phrases and be on the way to lear...
This language tutorial teaches one way to say a traditional Chinese wedding blessing in Mandarin Chinese:
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to order food at McDonalds in Mandarin Chinese.
How to say, "Excuse me!" when you are trying to move through a crowded street in Beijing.
This episode brings you basic greetings in Bicol, a language spoken in the Bicol region of the Philippines.
Everyone likes to be complimented. This tutorial teaches you compliments and terms of endearment in Mandarin Chinese. In this how to video you will learn how to say the following Mandarin Chinese phrases:
In this video Benny teaches you how to say "I like shopping" in Mandarin. He also goes over other terms that will be useful when you are shopping like credit card and discount. You'll be shopping like a pro in no time!
Benny teaches you some Mandarin Chinese greetings, words and phrases used in the business environment.
This is a great phrase for all of you who look Chinese but can't speak. This will save you a lot of trouble when you're in China. You'll be able to be polite and ask if they can speak in English back to you.
Shanghai in China has always been the most popular location choice for the World Expo, and this year's Expo is the most expensive in Expo history.
Learn the various ways to say "I'm sorry" in Chinese.
With a little luck, this basic phrase will help get you anywhere you want in China! Every tourist or expert needs to learn this phrase before they step foot in China.
Starting the day off right is very important, no matter what country you're in. So, learning the local words for "good morning" and such will help the rest of the day flow. If you're in China (or visiting soon), this video will help you learn to say "good morning" in Mandarin Chinese, along with other words at a hotel breakfast buffet setting. You'll also learn the words you'll need to order the breakfast dishes of your choice, including bacon and eggs, naturally!
Benny teaches you how to invite someone to dinner in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny teaches you how to speak to a masseuse in Mandarin Chinese and get a massage.
Benny teaches you how to compliment women by saying "I think you're beautiful" in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny teaches you how to ask somone out on a date using Mandarin Chinese. Part 1 of 2 - How to Ask somone out on a date in Chinese.
Learn how to say thank you and other common phrases in Cantonese before your next visit to China or Hong Kong. It's not an easy language to learn, but these useful phrases are a great place to start. Speak common Cantonese phrases.
Today, I am going to introduce you to two phrases, both of them means "to collect." However, there are small differences.
This video will teach you how to write and pronounce various Chinese numbers.
Watch this instructional Chinese video and learn the useful verb "To Need" with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Learn to correctly pronounce the phrase and how to use it in context in the Chinese language.
When traveling abroad, the one thing you're going to need is how to quench your thirst. Ordering a simple cup of coffee or a hot cup of tea could be impossible if you don't know the local language. This video will show you how to order a drink in Mandarin Chinese. You'll also learn how to point to any snack item that you might want, even if you don't know what it's called in Mandarin! You'll see that communicating with a waiter or waitress need not be too difficult in China.
When you have found what you want to buy something in China, you need to know how to communicate your intention.
Watch this Chinese language tutorial video and learn the useful question word "When" with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Learn to correctly pronounce the word and how to use it in a phrase and out in the real world. Sharpen your Chinese language speaking skills.
In China, bargaining is a way of life. Learn how to bargain like the locals with the help of this video.
Learn how to say "used to do" in Mandarin Chinese. In the video around 2:07 - 2:46, I made a mistake in typing on "Learnt." It was "Xue2," sorry about that.
In this video, we learn how to write and say "I love you" in Mandarin Chinese. Start out by saying "wuh" then "I" and then, "knee". Say each of the different parts individually at first. Then, say all of them together in one entire word. From here, you will have said "I love you" in Chinese! To write this, follow the writing that is on the screen and learn how to write out the different symbols that are included in this language. Once you understand this, you can start to learn more basic con...
Watch this Chinese video tutorial and learn the useful question "What's your schedule this week?" with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Learn to correctly pronounce the phrase and how to use it in a phrase and out in the real world. Sharpen your Chinese speaking skills.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to use words for a business speech in Mandarin Chinese including how to say "Formal" "Direct" "Recognition" and "Extraordinary"
If you're in China, then getting back home might seem like an impossible task, simply because you don't know the local language. Well, this video will help you learn some very essential words in Mandarin Chinese useful for air travel. Learn the essential words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese for meeting someone at the airport. You'll learn how to ask whether a flight is late, or where your bags are. You'll even learn how to ask one of the most essential questions - where are the toilets?!
Watch this Chinese tutorial video and say the phrase "You have very beautiful eyes" in Mandarin. This video features special guest Vanessa Branch from the Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean. Sharpen your Chinese language skills with your Mandarin instructor Benny.
Watch this instructional Chinese video and learn the useful phrase "Can you help me?" with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Learn to correctly pronounce the phrase and how to use it in a phrase and out in the real world. Improve your Chinese language speaking skills.
Watch this instructional Chinese video and learn the useful phrase "Where is the bathroom?" with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Learn to correctly pronounce the phrase and how to use it in context in the Chinese language.
Benny teaches you how to say "I caught a cold" in Mandarin Chinese as well as how to say "I have a headache" and ask how to ask "Where is the pharmacy?"
If you're going to stop by the 2010 World Expo in Shanghia, China, you'll probably get sidetracked at one point or another. Any traveler to Shanghai will want to see The Bund. But if you don't know how to say "Bund" in the Shanghai language, you can kiss your site-seeing days "zeh wèh" (goodbye).
This micro lesson teaches how to say "What kind of movie do you like?" in Mandarin Chinese. Speaking a basic phrase in Mandarin Chinese has never been made easier!
Learn how to wish someone a happy birthday, holidays, Christmas, or New Year in Mandarin Chinese with this language tutorial. This video is great for beginning Mandarin Chinese students or someone visiting China.