Survival Chinese Crash Course is highly recommended to learn after learning Chinese pronunciation, which is a perfect course for beginners who are planning to travel in China, to get survived in daily Chinese or simply experience Chinese study.
The whole course is total 17 video lectures and 1 summary in PDF at the end of the course for 100 Frequently Used Mandarin Chinese Expressions and Sentences. It covers the most frequently used topics including daily courtesy greetings and expressions, numbers, money, time, shopping, ordering food and drinks in a restaurant, taxi talk, etc.
With this course you will learn and practice the survival Chinese words and sentences following the teacher's instructions step by step in a comfortable pace. Pictures, audios and exercises are prepared to help you practice and memorize the expressions easily.
Introduce yourself in Chinese, your name, your nationality. To start a conversation by speaking Chinese with local Chinese people will create a friendly atmosphere.
We will learn the following expressions in this video:
Hi : 你好 nǐ hǎo ！
Thank you! 谢谢 xiè xiè
You are welcome! 不客气！ bú kè qì ！
Sorry ! 对不起 duì bú qǐ ！
It doesn't matter! 没关系！méi guān xì！
Nice to meet you! 很高兴认识你！hěn gāo xìng rèn shí nǐ ！
Me too! 我也是！ wǒ yě shì
Numbers 0-10, 11 basic numbers in Chinese. In the following video lessons, you'll find they are quite useful in expressions about numbers over 10, time and date.
Let's learn how to say more numbers with 1-10. Quite easy and logical!
In this video, we're going to learn how to say 12 months and 7 days of one week in Chinese.
week 星期 xīngqī
month 月 yuè
We only need to know "o'clock" and "minute", then we can express "time" in Chinese.
o'clock 点 diǎn
minute 分 fēn
In this video, there are two basic Chinese currency unit in Chinese "kuài" and "máo". Let's practice with the teacher now!
In this video, we'll learn how to ask price and very useful sentences for bargaining in shopping.
How much? 多少钱？ Duōshǎo qián?
In this video, let's practice with teacher to remember 9 useful words about food and drinks.
We are going to learn how tell what we'd like to order.
I'd like to… 我要… Wǒ yào…
After learning this lesson, we will be able to order a cup of coffee in Chinese at café, like " I'd like to have one cup of coffee, cold, big, take away".
Let's learn how to tell taxi driver "I go to...".
I'm going to… 我去… Wǒ qù…
We are going to learn an important question to help us find our way in this video.
Where is the toilet? 洗手间在哪里？ Xǐshǒujiān zài nǎli?
If taxi driver doesn't know how to go to your destination, these 5 direction words definitely will help you.
Go on straight. 一直走。 Yìzhí zǒu.
Turn right. 右拐。 Yòu guǎi.
Turn left. 左拐。 Zuǒ guǎi.
Stop. 停。 Tíng.
Arrived. 到了。 Dào le.
In this video, let's practice with teacher about the conversations of taking taxi and asking the way.
We've been teaching Chinese for over 13 years with about 30,000 successful students from all over the world. Our mission is to make Chinese learning easy and fun. Except intensive classroom learning, live 1 to 1 class, we proudly produced the video lessons to help students learn Chinese conveniently in a fun way. The producers of the video lessons are professional teachers with 6 to 12 years mandarin teaching experience.
Gao Yue, the head teacher of Miracle Mandarin Language School, is one of the most popular mandarin teachers in China who has been teaching mandarin Chinese as a second language over 10 years. The Chinese Pinyin learning program and Survival Mandarin learning videos she made with Miracle Mandarin has been highly recommended to anyone who is starting to learn Chinese, and are extremely popular with expats living in China and travelers visiting China for short term stay.