Chinese Vocabulary

Improve your Chinese vocabulary with these free audio lessons from Rocket Chinese! These Chinese vocabulary lessons are essential for your next trip to China or for making the conversation flow when talking to Chinese people!

Around the Airport in Chinese

If you want to travel in Chinese, you need to know what to say at the airport in Chinese. This online Chinese audio lesson will teach you some important words and phrases you’ll need at a Chinese airport. You’ll learn how to find the departure hall, how to ask for a window seat, and how to know when your flight is boarding; all you need to know to get you on the plane in Chinese.

Chinese Hotel Words

You’ll learn how to pronounce common Chinese hotel words?

Lost the key to your hotel room, how do you ask for a new key in Chinese? In this Chinese hotel words audio lesson you’ll learn how to find your way around a hotel in China.

Talking about computers and phones in Chinese

Need to know how to navigate a computer in Chinese or use the phone in China? Today’s free lesson is for you! If you want to know how to connect, send or download and more, check out these essential Chinese words for using everyday technology. Check this lesson out on talking about computers and phones in Chinese.

Counting in Chinese

There are so many reasons to know how to count in Chinese, and the Rocket Chinese team are here to help. Starting with the basics, by the end of this lesson you’ll know how to count in Chinese from numbers 1-10. Let’s get started!

Know your countries in Chinese

This Rocket Chinese lesson on how to pronounce countries in Chinese will prepare you for these questions, and help you ask them in return and understand the answer!

Vocabulary for food in Chinese

Discover common Chinese menu items so you’ll be able to recognize them next time you’re dining Chinese-style. I’ve also included some common Chinese phrases that may come in useful when listening or speaking to the waiter. Let's check out this lesson on food in Chinese.

Chinese holiday vocabulary

This lesson teaches you how to say different holidays in Chinese. We’ll go over some important Chinese holidays and several others that you might find just as important as the people in China do.

Hotel in Chinese

You’re tired of traveling and need a place to sleep, but how do you ask for a hotel in Chinese? In this Chinese audio lesson you’ll learn how to find suitable accommodation in Chinese. You’ll learn how to ask for different types of Chinese hotel, or perhaps you’d prefer a hostel? Once you’ve got a recommendation for good accommodation in China, you’ll also find out how to find transport to get there.

Shopping in Chinese - essential vocabulary

Going shopping in China? Don’t miss this free shopping in China lesson! You’ll learn how to find your way around a shopping centre, ask for what you want, and how to pay in Chinese. Need a smaller size? Looking for an ATM? No problem.

Discover what different signs in Chinese mean

After this free lesson you’ll avoid potential embarrassment and frustration by recognizing signs in Chinese! Knowing these useful Chinese words will ensure you’ll never walk into the wrong restroom, light up in a no-smoking area, or have your car towed from a no-parking spot.

Know your tools in Chinese

This lesson is about a group of words that are sure to come in handy – tools in Chinese – whether or not you're handy! These words are sure to be useful if you're traveling to China, but they'll be especially vital if you're living there.

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