How do you say “in the afternoon” or “later on?” in Chinese? What’s the Chinese expression for “straight away”? If you want to organize meetings in Chinese with family, friends or colleagues, these are useful phrases to know.
The Rocket Chinese team has created this lesson so you know the questions to ask, and some different ways to reply. That way you can be sure everyone will arrive on the same day at the same time!
You’ll learn lots of useful Chinese vocabulary that you can use in all kinds of conversations. Take your time, listen carefully to the Chinese pronunciation, and practice saying the words and phrases aloud.
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Let’s get started on this free audio lesson on meetings in Chinese!
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When shall we meet?
At the start of the week?
At the end of the week?
During the holidays?
On which day?
When is best for you?
Where shall we meet?
At the end of the month?
Once you’ve agreed on a day you need to agree on a time…
In the morning
In the afternoon
In the evening
Here are some more words and phrases for you…
at ten o'clock
the day after tomorrow
later or later on
in three days
That’s it for this lesson. I hope you enjoyed it!
If you want more lessons on Chinese time then I recommend these ones!
Lin Ping: Rocket Chinese
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