The proper use of Mandarin Chinese greetings can pave the way for establishing good relationships. In this episode you'll learn some practical words about greetings in Chinese.
Lydia teaches us the weekdays, the seasons and the months in Chinese.
Lydia explains how to read the clock in Chinese with a few examples.
Lydia teaches us how to talk about body parts in Chinese, about the head and face in particular.
Inhale, exhale. Inhale, exhale. When was the last time you went to your yoga class?
Let's practice Mountain Pose.
Inhale, exhale. Let's keep going with our yoga.
One, two , three, four, five. Are you feeling that stretch in your body?
Inhale, exhale. Inhale, exhale. Let's do the downward dog position.
Back and forth. Repeat the steps.
Just keep stabilizing your breath.
If you've just moved to China, one of the first things you're going to want to do is look for an apartment to rent. Watch this video and learn how to go about it.
When looking for an apartment, there are some important questions you may want to ask the landlord before visiting.
How much is the monthly rent? That's a question you'll surely need to ask the landlord when looking to rent a place in China.
Just because the landlord has given you his initial price, that doesn't mean the discussion is over. In this video, learn the essential skill of bargaining in Chinese.
So, you've finally settled on a place. There are, however, still some things to do in the renting and moving process. Learn how to talk about moving in and finding a company to help you do so.
Different cultures have different eating habits. Learn not to make the same mistake as Rachel!
Pick up some words and expressions for taking your Chinese friend out for a meal.
What's your preference, cooking or cleaning up? Chinese food or Western food? Learn how to make these choices!
Time to do the dishes – and learn what to call them in Chinese!
For many people the art of cooking comes naturally, but no one is born with the skill. And for many, no matter how long they try, they just can't get the touch.
Surfing the web is great way to pick up some Chinese. How do you go about getting online in China?
Living with a roommate is great for sharing rent and other expenses – plus it's usually more fun than living alone.