When you want to unwind in China, it might help to know how to say certain words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese. Here, you'll learn how to ask where the gym or swimming pool is. You'll learn how to say you want to go the sauna, and that would like to get a massage. You'll also learn useful Chinese words like hot and cold.
After the presentation, Leo and Dani decide to relax at the hotel's leisure center. They ask the hotel receptionist where the gym is and how to get there. They take the elevator to the gym and go for a swim. Afterwards, Leo wants to go use the sauna, but Dani prefers to get a massage.
Swimming has gained in popularity in China in recent decades, and this is epitomized by the construction of the Beijing National Aquatic Center, also known as the Olympic Water Cube, which saw 25 world records broken in the 2008 Olympic Games. Nowadays you can enjoy the water park complete with slides, rides and wave pool which makes up a large portion of the newly renovated building.
About our Lessons
Dani, a Mandarin Chinese speaker and native of Beijing, guides you along your travels in China. Dani will help you learn Chinese words and phrases essential to navigate through real life scenarios in everyday Chinese life. You will also benefit from fascinating and practical lessons about the culture of China and its values. The lessons will allow you to learn Chinese online without the need for downloads or software installations. You can begin to learn Chinese free by taking advantage of our ten free Chinese lessons.