Imagine you’re traveling in China and you need to ask for directions in Chinese… what’s the word for where in Chinese? And how do you get there?
This free online lesson will teach you some essential travel Chinese so you can catch a train, find your hotel and navigate your way around the city.
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One of the first questions you might want to ask when arriving in an unfamiliar city could be…
Rocket Record lets you perfect your Chinese pronunciation. Just listen to the native speaker audio and then use the microphone icon to record yourself. Once you’re done, you’ll get a score out of 100 on your pronunciation and can listen to your own audio playback. (Use a headset mic for best results.) Problems? Click here!
Where can I find the tourist information center?
Some smaller towns may not have tourist information centers. You might have to rely on asking the locals. Here are some useful questions you might need:
Where can I find the museum?
Where can I find the art exhibition?
Where can I find the lost property office?
Where can I find the train station?
Where can I find the bus stop?
Where can I find the hospital?
Where can I find a doctor?
Where can I find public restrooms?
Where can I find a bank?
Credit cards like Visa or Mastercards are not as widely accepted in China as they have their own "UnionPay" credit card system. So it might be a good idea for you to exchange some money for smaller purchases.
Where can I exchange money?
Where can I find a foreign money exchange center?
That’s it for today. I hope you enjoyed the lesson! Find out all about asking Chinese questions in this series of lessons. Make sure you listen to the audio and practice your Chinese pronunciation. And do the Chinese tests at the end of each lesson to reinforce your knowledge of Chinese questions!
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