Hot Chinese Language & Culture How-Tos

How To: Say "Can I use my credit card here?" in Chinese

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.

How To: Say "I love you" in Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese

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...

How To: Order a cup of coffee or some tea at a café using Mandarin Chinese

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.

How To: Introduce yourself in the Mandarin Chinese language

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.

How To: Check into a hotel using the Mandarin Chinese 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...

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