Mandarin Chinese

Ni hao! This means hello in Mandarin Chinese, and it is the magic phrase that opens the gateway to an enormous world of exotic sights and sounds. Mandarin Chinese is the official language of Mainland China, and is spoken by over 1.3 billion people around the world. Not only is it an incredibly important language on today’s global economic stage, it is an ancient language filled with beauty, history, and cultural significance.

Learn Through Conversations

Basics

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  1. Greetings, Gratitude, Goodbyes
  2. Do You Speak English?
  3. Names and Introductions
  4. Getting Around
  5. Shopping and Payment
  6. Drinks and Dining
  7. Numbers and Currency
  8. Getting Help
  9. Organic Learning (I)
  10. Organic Learning (II)

Around Town

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  1. People and Animals
  2. World Around You
  3. Small Talk
  4. Dating
  5. Cooking a Local Dish
  6. Weather and Land
  7. Shopping
  8. Banking and Post Office
  9. Leisure Activities
  10. Sightseeing

A Whole New World

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  1. Culture, Literature and Art
  2. History
  3. At the Hospital
  4. Express Thoughts and Feelings
  5. Higher Learning
  6. Name Origins
  7. I Can't Eat That!
  8. Physical Descriptions
  9. Getting Ready for the Party
  10. Time to Play Sports

Mango Passport Journey 4

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  1. Going Through Customs
  2. At the Hotel
  3. Renting a Home / Apartment
  4. Utilities and Appliances
  5. Choosing a School
  6. What is Your Emergency?
  7. Household Chores
  8. At the Beauty Salon
  9. Do We Have Plans?
  10. At the Movies