Chinese Salutations

This series of Chinese lessons covers all the different Chinese salutations. From "hello" to "goodbye" and everything in between, these lessons will help you become fantastic in politeness when you encounter Chinese!

Greetings in Chinese

How many Chinese greetings do you know? “hāluó” (hello) is a good start, but let’s try a few more. After this free audio lesson you’ll know some expressions to use at different times of the day, and for casual and formal occasions.

Goodbye in Chinese

It wouldn't be Chinese if there wasn't a variety of ways to say Good bye in Chinese! In this lesson we’ll cover several common ways to say goodbye when talking to Chinese people.

Hello in Chinese

How many ways can you say hello in Chinese? After this free Chinese lesson for beginners you’ll know more than just a simple nǐhǎo! Listen to the audio and follow the Chinese pronunciation. And don't be shy - go ahead and practice each Chinese word aloud!

How to say "How are you?" in Chinese

How do you ask How are you? in Chinese (answer: Nǐ hǎoma?)– and how do you reply? This free Chinese audio lesson is essential for your Chinese conversational skills. We’ll show you the formal and informal ways to for ask people how they are to ensure you make a good first impression. And just in case you need to apologize… you’ll learn how to say sorry in Chinese as well!

Polite words in Chinese

Ready to be on your best behavior? After this free Rocket Chinese lesson you’ll be able to say "thank you" in Chinese, "excuse me", "sorry", and use other polite words in Chinese with confidence. You’ll also know how to express your appreciation when someone is being helpful to you.

How to say thank you in Chinese

Knowing how to be polite in Chinese is essential for any Chinese language learner. After today’s free Chinese audio lesson you’ll be able to say thank you in Chinese and use other polite Chinese expressions with confidence.

Listen carefully to the Chinese pronunciation and practice saying the Chinese phrases aloud – you’ll have these mastered in no time!

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