Get the most from your retail therapy in China by deciding to learn Mandarin Chinese words and sentences that are used most often when buying something. In these exercises you'll learn Mandarin phrases for asking can you try clothes on for size. You'll also learn Chinese vocabulary regarding the currency known as RMB or Yuan, and crucially you'll learn to haggle a little in Chinese.
What's the best tactic in a tough bargaining match? That's easy, just start to walk away... You'll normally be called back with a more realistic price. You may even find a keen market vendor follow after you to offer you a very competitive price. It may also help to observe what local Chinese are paying for items in a market to help you establish what the fair price should be.
About our Listening Exercises
Learn Chinese pronunciation by selecting the correct Chinese sound that represents the word or sentence shown.
This will be an important tool to help you learn Chinese by improving your listening skills and helping you to
engage in conversation. You will find that you can understand a large amount of sentences based on different
combinations of the words you have learned up to now! Our Listening exercises are designed to help you practice
and learn Chinese online without the need to use separate CDs, cassettes or podcasts. You can start to practice
and learn Chinese free by availing of our first 10 free chapters.
The below shortcuts allow you to use your keyboard in completing this exercise:
Press 1: Selects option number 1
Press 2: Selects option number 2
Press 3: Selects option number 3
Press 4: Selects option number 4