Key Phrases

B sh - 不是 no,

- but better to put before the verb used in the question.

Sh de - 是的 yes

- but better to repeat the verb used in the question.

Xi xi -谢谢 Thank you.

B k q - 不客气 Youre welcome.

Du b qǐ - 对不起 Excuse me. OR Im sorry.

=== Getting people away

Wǒ b yu - 我不由 I not help

Qǐng rng yī xi -请让一下 excuse me a little

Qǐng rng rang - 请让让 - excuse me

zǒu kāi - 走开 walk away. (angry)

gǔn - Go away. (harsh)

 


Introduction

Qǐngwn nǐ jio shnme mngz? - 请问你叫 什么名字

May I ask you called what name?

Wǒ jio -我叫

I am called

Wǒ [yě] hěn gāoxng rnshi nǐ -[]很高兴 认识你

I am [also] very pleased to meet you

Nǐ sh nǎ gurn -你是哪国人

You are which nationality?

Wǒ sh měigu rn -我是美国人

I am American

Wǒ [yě] hěn gāoxng h nǐ tnhu -[]很高兴 和你谈话

I am also very pleased to you to talk.

Zijin, wǒ [yě] zh nǐ kuil! -再见,我[]祝你快乐!

Goodbye, I [also] wish you happiness!

 


 

Shopping

Wǒ su bin kn kn. - 我随便看看。

I casually look around.

Wǒ xǐhuan - 我喜欢

I like

Wǒ xiǎng mǎi zh -我想

I want to buy this.

Duōshǎo qin? -多少钱?

How much money?

Ti gule. - 太贵了。

Too expensive.

Kěyǐ pinyi yīxiē ma? -可以便宜一些吗?

Can be cheaper some?

Zh nǐ sheng y xīng lng. - 祝你生意兴隆。

Wish your business is thriving.


 

Numbers

- yī r s wǔ - 1 2 3 4 5

- li qī bā jiǔ sh - 6 7 8 9 10

- ling bǎi qiān wn - 0, 100, 1000, 1000

Communication

Wǒ b dǒng zhōnggu hu. - 我不懂中国话

I do not understand Chinese.

Wǒ b de dǒng. - 我不的懂。

I do not understand.

Du b qǐ, wǒ tīng b dǒng. - 对不起!我听不懂。

Sorry, I do not understand. I listen dont understand

Wǒ dǒng yī diǎndiǎn. -我懂一点点

I understand a little bit.

Wǒ shuō zhōnggu hu yī diǎndiǎn - 我说中国话一点点

I speak Chinese a little bit.

Qǐng shuō mn yīdiǎn hǎo ma? - 请说慢一点好吗?

Please speak more slowly?

Qǐng chngf yībin hǎo ma? - 请重复一遍好吗?

Please repeat that again?

Directions

Qǐngwn - 请问 - May I ask,

Zi dt shng, wǒ zi nǎlǐ? - 在地图上, 我在哪里?

On the map, where am I?

Zi nǎlǐ kěyǐ zhǎodo chūzū chē? -在哪儿可以找到出租车?

Where can find a taxi?

Qǐng nǐ bǎ wǒ sng do zhge dfāng.

- 请你把我送到这个地方。

You sent me to this place.

Qǐng nǐ tng zi zh'er. - 请你停在这儿。

Please stop here.

, zi nail. - , 在哪里 .

, where is?

, zěnme zǒu? - 怎么走? -

, how to go?

dtiě zhn - 地铁站 - subway station

chūkǒu -出口 exit

jnkǒu - 进口 entrance

wishēngjiān - 卫生间 restroom