In this micro class you will learn how to say "How have you been recently" in Mandarin Chinese. This simple instructional video makes basic Mandarin Chinese easy.
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.
Benny teaches you some greetings and phrases used in public speaking in Mandarin Chinese.
This episode brings you basic greetings in Bicol, a language spoken in the Bicol region of the Philippines.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
In China, bargaining is a way of life. Learn how to bargain like the locals with the help of this video.
Getting around is essential when you're traveling, and the one thing you will always have to deal with is cab drivers. How do you tell them where you're going if you don't speak the local language? Well, don't worry… if you're visiting China soon, this video will help you negotiate your directions in the taxi using Mandarin Chinese. Many taxi drivers in Beijing and China do not speak much English, so learn how to grab a taxi and ask the taxi driver to take you to your hotel. You'll also get a...
The World Expo 2010 is here! This year's Expo runs from May until October in Shanghai, China. Shanghai has always been the popular choice for the Expo, so if you want to go, make sure you know how to speak to the locals. At least, the basics anyway.
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!
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you some useful Mandarin Chinese words and phrases for renting a house.
Learn how to sing this simple children's song, "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" in Mandarin Chinese with this language tutorial. This is a fun lesson for someone who is learning Mandarin Chinese.
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.
This language tutorial teaches one way to say a traditional Chinese wedding blessing 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.
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 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?"
How to say, "Excuse me!" when you are trying to move through a crowded street in Beijing.
Benny teaches you how to talk about feelings and emotions in Mandarin Chinese, including anger, happiness, and sadness and how to ask someone how they fell.
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 from askbenny.cn teaches you how to ask for and give an opinion in Mandarin Chinese including how to say "I agree," "I disagree," "I think," and "that's stupid"
Watch this Chinese language tutorial video and learn the useful phrase "I agree" 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 language speaking skills.
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.
Simply learning words in Mandarin Chinese is not enough for being able to speak the language fluently. The Mandarin Chinese language, like many Asian languages, is tonal. This means that a word can have various meanings depending on the tone used to pronounce it. There are four tones in Mandarin Chinese which are represented by the four tone marks over the vowels in pinyin. This video covers these tones and will hopefully help you better understand their uses.
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 language lesson teaches you how to pay someone a compliment or thank someone in Mandarin Chinese. This how to video covers the following Mandarin Chinese phrases:
Benny teaches you how to talk about your food preferences in Mandarin Chinese
Benny teaches you phrases to order drinks using Mandarin Chinese. Part 1 of 3 - How to Order drinks in Chinese.
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.
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!
Hallo zusammen! That means, "hello everybody" in German. In this language instructional, learn how to say "hello everybody" and "goodbye" in German and three different Chinese dialects: Mandarine, Cantonese & Shanghaine.
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 teaches you some Mandarin Chinese words and phrases to use at the salon or barber shop when getting a haircut.
Introducing yourself on the streets of China can be tough if you don't know the local language. This video will help you learn some essential words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese when trying to introduce yourself and tell people what languages you do speak. You'll learn to talk about nationalities and what country you're from. Telling people what languages you speak and your level of knowledge are also discussed.
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.