A lot of people already know "xiexie", the Chinese phrase for thank you, but in this lesson, we take "xiexie" a step further. We teach you how to respond and say thank you when you are very thankful.
In China, bargaining is a way of life. Learn how to bargain like the locals with the help of this video.
When you have found what you want to buy something in China, you need to know how to communicate your intention.
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!
Watch this Chinese language video tutorial and learn the useful word "Sometimes" with your Mandarin teacher Benny. Learn to correctly pronounce the phrase and how to use it in a phrase and in context out in the real world. Improve your Chinese speaking skills!
Benny teaches you some greetings and phrases used in public speaking in Mandarin Chinese.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
This language tutorial teaches one way to say a traditional Chinese wedding blessing in Mandarin Chinese:
Learn how to ask how someone is feeling and how to respond to them in Mandarin Chinese, with this language tutorial. This video lesson teaches you to ask someone if they are hungry, thirsty, tired, or hurt in Mandarin Chinese.
Many Chinese language textbooks will teach a greeting that translates as "How are you?" but they are not telling you that this greeting is typically not used in China. Learn how real Chinese people speak with this video.
Watch this video to learn some Chinese words for ordering beverages and food at Starbucks.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to talk about the weather in Mandarin Chinese including how to say "Humid" "Dry" "Cool" and "Cold"
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to greet someone in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny teaches you how to say "What's your hobby?" in Mandarin Chinese and talk about your hobbies.
Benny teaches you how to invite someone to dinner in Mandarin Chinese.
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!
Learn Mandarin Sentence Pattern " While.. and Not only.. But also.. in Mandarin Chinese. Subject + Yi4 Bian + Verb, + Yi4 Bian + Verb
Today, I am going to introduce you to two phrases, both of them means "to collect." However, there are small differences.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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!
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...
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...
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?!
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.
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).
The World Expo is "awesome" this year! It's in Shanghai, China, and if you want to express how you feel about the 2010 Expo, then you're going to have to learn a little of the Shanghai language. Otherwise, you won't be able to tell the locals how "awesome" it is. Sure, you could say it in your native tongue, but what does that mean to the people of Shanghai?
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.