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).
Benny teaches you some greetings and phrases used in public speaking in Mandarin Chinese.
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.
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.
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 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.
This video will show you how you can write and pronounce the Chinese word for "Landscape", shan shui.
This episode brings you basic greetings in Bicol, a language spoken in the Bicol region of the Philippines.
Benny teaches you how to introduce yourself - including your name and age and where you and your family are from - in Mandarin Chinese
Benny teaches you how to say ask someone's name and nationality in Mandarin Chinese as well as how to give your own.
This Chinese video will teach you how to write the Chinese word for patience, nai xin.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches some Mandarin Chinese words and phrases to use when opening a bank account.
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...
Benny teaches you the basics of counting in Chinese including how to count to 10 and beyond.
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.
Benny teaches you how to say "What's your hobby?" in Mandarin Chinese and talk about your hobbies.
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.
Benny teaches you some Mandarin Chinese words and phrases to use at the salon or barber shop when getting a haircut.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you some Mandarin Chinese words and phrases for use at the gym and for getting a gym membership.
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.
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 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!
This language tutorial teaches one way to say a traditional Chinese wedding blessing in Mandarin Chinese:
Trash talking is practically the Chinese national sport -- even though Olympic officials want their citizens to clean up their act. Learn to beat them at their own game, in their own language. Watch this video language tutorial and learn how to trash talk athletes in Mandarin Chinese.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you some useful Mandarin Chinese words and phrases for renting a house.
When you have found what you want to buy something in China, you need to know how to communicate your intention.
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 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 practical Mandarin Chinese conjunction phrases. Part 1 of 5 - How to Use Chinese conjunction phrases.
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.
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.
Benny teaches you how to speak to a masseuse in Mandarin Chinese and get a massage.
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you some Mandarin Chinese words and phrases to talk about sports and ask poeple if they play a sport.
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...
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.
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.
Benny teaches you some Mandarin Chinese phrases to convey business etiquette.
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 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...
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to order food at McDonalds in Mandarin Chinese.