Open Class Chinese - Daily Mandarin-

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Say Hello! How are You?

In English, when greeting a person, the most common greeting would be: Hello! How are you? In Mandarin, it often says ' 你好 ! '. Let learn how to talk about the greeting.

Warm Up

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Listen to conversation

Mr. Wang is doing exercise in the playground and meets a new friend, Mr. Zhang. They introduce their surnames with each other.

Play the audio track

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Say Hello! How are You?

您好!您贵姓?

nín hǎo!nín ɡuì xìnɡ?

Hello! How are you? What’s your (honorable) surname?

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Say Hello! How are You?

免贵姓王。

miǎn ɡuì xìnɡ wánɡ。

My (humble) family name is Wang.

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Say Hello! How are You?

王先生,您身体好吗?

wánɡ xiān shenɡ, nín shēn tǐ hǎo mɑ?

Mr. Wang, how is your heath?

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Say Hello! How are You?

很好,谢谢。你贵姓?

hěn hǎo,xiè xie。nǐ ɡuì xìnɡ?

Very good, thank you . What’s your surname?

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