Beijing Podcasts: Mandarin Basic Phrases
Basic Phrases in Chinese
Listen how to say some basic phrases in Mandarin, including greetings, useful travel phrases, numbers, days of week, months, seasons, time expressions, the weather and useful places.
Yes, no, perhaps, thank you, sorry, please, you're welcome, maybe, OK, pardon me, that's enough.
Hello, How are you? fine, good morning, good afternoon, good evening, good night, long time, no see.
Transport Words & Phrases
Bus, taxi, train, plane, boat, Is this the bus to.....?
Please take me to the airport.
Which subway should I take to.....?
20, 21, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 101, 110, 111.
First, second, third.
Days of the Week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Last month, this month, next month, every day, last year, this year, next year.
Past, future, the day before yesterday, today, tomorrow, yesterday, day after tomorrow
Spring, summer, autumn, winter.
Hot, cold, warm, wind, rain, snow, fog, sun, cloud.
Hospital, bank, airport, post office, embassy, school, supermarket, office, club house.
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