China Tours – Mandarin Chinese Phrases With Audio

To help clients that have booked on our China tours, here are some useful words and Mandarin Chinese phrases for anyone visiting China who doesn’t speak the language. Have fun listening to the sounds and practising saying the words. These phrases will be helpful for business travellers or those taking a China holiday.

English Pin Yin Chinese (Traditional) Chinese (Simplified)
1 Hello Nǐ hǎo 你好 你好
2 Good Morning Zǎoshàng hǎo 早上好 早上好
3 Goodbye Zàijiàn 再見 再见
4 Good night Wǎn’ān 晚安 晚安
5 Thank you Xièxiè 謝謝 谢谢
6 Do you have a menu in English? Nǐ yǒu méiyǒu yīngyǔ càidān? 你有沒有英語菜單? 你有没有英语菜单?
7 a Please can I have the bill? (Northern China) Qǐng máidān 請埋單 请埋单
7 b Please can I have the bill? (Southern China) Qǐng jiézhàng 請結賬 请结账
8 How much is it? Duōshǎo qián 多少錢 多少钱
9 a Excuse me, where is the bathroom? Qǐngwèn, xǐshǒujiān zài nǎlǐ? 請問,洗手間在哪裏? 请问,洗手间在哪里?
9 b Excuse me, where is the Taxi Rank? Qǐngwèn, chūzū chē zhàn zài nǎlǐ? 請問,出租車站在哪裏? 请问,出租车站在哪里?
9 c Excuse me, where is the Forbidden City? Qǐngwèn, gùgōng zài nǎlǐ? 請問,故宮在哪裏? 请问,故宫在哪里?
10 Can you show me on a map how to get there? Qǐng nǐ gàosù wǒ zài dìtú shàng dào zhèlǐ zěnme zǒu? 請你告訴我在地圖上到這裡怎麼走? 请你告诉我在地图上到这里怎么走?
11 Excuse me, do you speak English? Qǐngwèn, nǐ huì shuō yīngyǔ ma? 請問,你會說​英語嗎? 请问,你会说英语吗?
12 Please can you write that down for me? Qǐng nǐ gěi wǒ xiě xiàlái hǎo ma? 請你給我寫下來好嗎? 请你给我写下来好吗?
13 Please can you speak more slowly? Qǐng nǐ shuō màn yīdiǎn kěyǐ ma? 請你說慢一點可以嗎? 请你说慢一点可以吗?
14 I’m sorry, I don’t understand. Duìbùqǐ, wǒ bù míngbái 對不起,我不明白 对不起,我不明白
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