If you'd like to see these phrases in any combination of two languages, try the Phrase Finder.Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.
Click on any of the phrases that are links (blue) to hear them spoken.
The Mandarin Chinese language lesson offered here is an excerpt from Transparent Language's Mandarin Chinese software program.
The Basic Mandarin Chinese Phrases and the Mandarin Chinese Phrases for Meeting and Greeting will lead you to the Mandarin Chinese Dialog at the end, which shows how these survival phrases are used in conversational Mandarin Chinese.
If you can provide recordings, corrections or additional translations, please contact me.
To see these phrases in many other languages click on the English versions.