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...
Watch this Chinese language tutorial video and learn useful vocabulary dealing with sports in honor of the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Learn how to correctly pronounce the words and how to use them. Sharpen your Chinese language skills.
Watch this Chinese language video tutorial and learn useful phrases and additional vocabulary when making purchases with a credit card, such as "Number" and "Can I use my credit card here?" Learn how to correctly pronounce the words and phrases, and how to use them properly in the real world with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Sharpen your Chinese language speaking skills.
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.
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 Mandarin Chinese language video and learn the phrase "You look tired" with Benny your Mandarin teacher. Learn to correctly pronounce the Chinese phrase and how to use it in context.
This language tutorial teaches one way to say a traditional Chinese wedding blessing in Mandarin Chinese:
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:
This Mandarin Chinese lesson introduces a few simple and useful Chinese phrases for Valentine's Day. Learn how to express your love in Mandarin Chinese with this easy to follow tutorial.
This video will teach you how you can write and pronounce the Chinese word for "courage", yong qi.
This video will show you how you can write and pronounce the Chinese word for "nature", or "made from heavenly nature", "Tian ran".
How to say, "Excuse me!" when you are trying to move through a crowded street in Beijing.
Words you need to know when getting a massage in China.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you some useful Mandarin Chinese words and phrases for renting a house.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you some words ands phrases for talking about music in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny teaches you how to ask for help in Mandarin Chinese including how to say "help", "police", "thief", and "trouble".
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"
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to say some local proverbs and sayings in Mandarin Chinese. Part 1 of 2 - How to Say Chinese sayings and proverbs.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you some Mandarin Chinese words and phrases to talk about film including talking about genres and movie stars and giving your opinion about a film.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to say the names of Chinese foods in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you the names of some common pieces of stationary and office equipment in Mandarin Chinese and how to talk about them.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to say some basic colors in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny teaches you some Mandarin Chinese words and phrases to use at the salon or barber shop when getting a haircut.
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.
Benny teaches you how to invite someone to dinner in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny teaches you how to say "I work in Shanghai" in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny teaches you phrases to order drinks using Mandarin Chinese. Part 1 of 3 - How to Order drinks in Chinese.
Today, I am going to introduce you to two phrases, both of them means "to collect." However, there are small differences.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to say tell someone you love him or her in Mandarin Chinese. For more information, including an overview of proper pronunciation and to get started using this lovely phrase yourself, watch this free video language lesson.
Shopping is any tourists dream. Buying local and ethnic items is on everybody's travel itinerary, so make sure if you're traveling to China, you know some basic words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese to help you shop and bargain your way to success. Learn how to ask a shop assistant if you can you try something on in Mandarin Chinese. You'll also learn about the currency called RMB or Yuan, and you'll learn how to haggle for a bargain.
When learning any language, numbers is a very important aspect, because numbers and math is universal. Knowing your numbers is essential, especially in Mandarin Chinese. Numbers in China follow a simple and regular system, and once you master the numbers 1 to 10, you will be ready to pick up higher numbers. Watch and learn the numbers language.
If you're traveling to China, you'll probably staying at an airport. And that means you could run into some trouble when communicating with the hotel's desk receptionist, who may not speak any English. This video will help you learn some essential words in Mandarin Chinese when checking into a hotel, including how to confirm how many rooms you booked and the duration of your stay. You'll learn the essential words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese for communicating with the hotel receptionist wh...
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?!
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.
"Hello" is one of the most basic of verbal greetings, but it could turn into a nightmare if you're not sure how to say it in the language of the country your visiting. This language tutorial will teach you how to say "hello" in Mandarin Chinese. Not only that, but you'll also learn the basic words and phrases of Mandarin Chinese that you'll need to say "hello" or to start a conversation. This is your essential starting point for your understanding of the Chinese language.
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).
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 instructional Chinese video and learn how to say "Olympic Games" in Mandarin. Sharpen your Chinese language skills with your Mandarin instructor Benny.