Chinese travel phrases

Don’t leave home without these Chinese travel phrases! How do you ask when the bus leaves or the train arrives? After this free audio lesson you’ll know how to ask 'when' and 'where' in Mandarin Chinese.
 
Want to find out when the museum opens? Looking for a tourist information center? The Rocket Chinese team is here to help!
 
Listen to the pronunciation, and practice these common questions and Chinese words aloud. We’ve made it real easy to follow and you'll never have an excuse to be late or lost in a Chinese-speaking country.

How to pronounce Chinese travel phrases

Popular tourist destination - The great wall of China

One of the first questions you might want to ask when arriving in an unfamiliar city could be...

Traffic signs in China

Some smaller cities in China don’t have tourist information centers. You might have to rely on asking the locals. Here are some useful questions you might need…

Credit cards are not as widely accepted in China as they are in England or America for example, so you might have to exchange some money.

Why not check out some more lessons on Chinese phrases next?

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