This lesson will teach you how to talk about the time in Chinese. By listening to the audio, and practicing the Chinese words and phrases aloud, you’ll quickly learn how to ask for the time and tell others what time it is. By the end of this lesson you’ll be able to set up a meeting, appointment, or date in Chinese, and be sure that you will be on time in China!
Pronouncing Chinese time
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And you may get as an answer…
It is almost like in English, so you should learn your number well and the rest will come easily. Now you will learn when they ask you if you have an appointment to go to the doctor or to meet with a friend to “喝咖啡 hē kāfēi” (have coffee).
And you may want to know how to have someone repeat when your appointment is…
Here's some useful Chinese vocabulary relating to time…
That’s it for today’s lesson. I hope you had fun! If you want more lessons on Chinese time then I recommend these ones!
- Pronouncing the days of the week in Chinese.
- Need to organise meetings in Chinese.
- All the months in Chinese.
- All about telling the time in Chinese.
Huí tóu jiàn! (回头见) Lin Ping Rocket Chinese