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Computers and Phones in Chinese

Need to know how to navigate a computer or use the phone in Chinese? Today’s lesson is for you! If you want to know how to connect, send or download, check out these essential Chinese words for using everyday technology.

Then, learn some phrases for making a phone call in Chinese, and leaving a phone message.

Resources for further reading:

Computers and Phones in Chinese

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说话

shuōhuà

To talk; to speak

发送

fāsòng

To send

浏览

liúlǎn

To browse

首页

shǒuyè

Home page

接通

jiētōng

To get connected

下载

xiàzǎi

To download

打开

dǎkāi

To switch/turn on

关上

guānshàng

To switch/turn off

Calling someone and leaving a message might prove challenging in a new language! Here is a shortcut to leaving a message:

你好,这里是……

Nǐhǎo,zhèlǐ shì……

Hello, it's......

这是给……的留言。

Zhè shì gěi……de liúyán。

It's a message for......

我这里的号码是……

Wǒ zhèlǐ de hàomǎ shì……

My number here is......

希望你和我联系,谢谢!

Xīwàng nǐ hé wǒ liánxì,xièxie!

I look forward to hearing back from you, thank you!

That's it for today's lesson.

For more lessons on Chinese vocabulary I recommend these!​

回头见!Huítóu jiàn!

Lin Ping: Rocket Chinese

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