Here you'll learn how to say the days of week in Mandarin Chinese. You'll learn the Chinese words for today, yesterday and tomorrow. You'll learn how to use all these words in sentences which is essential when you want to make plans in China.
Leo and Dani discuss their plans for tomorrow which is Saturday. Dani explains the days of the week which follow a simple number based pattern. They make plans to go sightseeing tomorrow, and Leo learns how to form sentences that incorporate time in Mandarin Chinese.
The seven day week is a relatively modern introduction to China, and this explains the simple naming system for the days of the week. China had a 10 day cycle for counting the days before the Western 7 day cycle was adopted. The traditional Chinese calendar is focused on lunar months, and days of the week do not have special traditional significance.
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