Shopping: Write Chinese Words

1. Saying Hello

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2. Introduction to Tones

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3. Ordering a Coffee

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4. Airport - Arriving

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5. Taxi - Going to Hotel

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6. Hotel - Checking In

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7. Numbers 1-10

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8. Breakfast

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9. Shopping

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10. Introducing yourself

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11. Meeting a Colleague

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12. Going for Lunch

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13. Ordering Lunch

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14. Numbers 11 to 999

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15. In the Office

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16. Telling the Time

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17. Ordering Dinner

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18. Having Dinner

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19. Days of the Week

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20. Booking a Day Trip

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21. Sightseeing

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22. Taking the Subway

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23. Asking for Directions

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24. Buying a Phone

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25. At the Bar

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26. Karaoke with Friends

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27. Planning Meeting

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28. Giving a Presentation

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29. Leisure Centre

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30. Talking about Family

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31. Months of the Year

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32. Weather

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33. Visiting the Bank

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34. At the Market

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35. At the Post Office

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36. Sightseeing

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37. Contract Extension

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38. Café Lunch

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39. Apartment Search

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40. Hotel Checking Out

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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 Type Words Exercises

Learn Chinese words introduced in the lesson by typing the Chinese word that you hear. By typing the correct spelling including the correct tones marks, you can internalise the new words and their correct pronunciation. Our Write Chinese Words exercises are intended to help you practice and learn Chinese online without the need to use other software or offline classes. You can begin to practice and learn Chinese free by trying our first 10 free chapters and associated exercises.

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