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 native Mandarin Chinese speaker from Beijing, guides you through your trip in China. Dani will help you learn Chinese words and phrases that you need to know as you encounter real life situations while in China. You will also learn interesting and useful lessons about Chinese culture and values along the way. Our lessons are designed to help you learn Chinese online without the need to download or install any software. You can start to learn Chinese free by availing of our 10 free lessons.