Here you'll learn how to introduce yourself to a colleague in Mandarin Chinese. You may need to mention which department you work in, or what project you are working on. Chinese colleagues may be eager to hear about your background, and may wish to exchange business cards.
Dani and Leo arrive at the company's office in Beijing. They meet their colleague, Alex, and Dani introduces them. Alex is working in the same project team as Leo and Dani. Afterwards Dani explains that many Chinese people working in multinational companies use an English name in their business life.
As the rate of investment in China continues to outpace developed economies, spending time working in China has the potential to transform the career of skilled professionals. Work life can be fast paced in China and competition for good positions is fierce. As with all areas in China, it helps to build a network of friends and acquaintances.
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.