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How to use 还是 (háishi) to Ask “A or B?” in Chinese

How to use 还是 (háishi) to Ask “A or B?” in Chinese

还是háishior还是háishior FUNCTION To ask a question “A or B?”, use 还是 (háishi) to say “or”: 美式还是拿铁?Měishì háishi nátiě? Americano or latte?你是美国人还是英国人?Nǐ shì Měiguórén háishi Yīngguórén? Are you American or British? (lit. “You-are-the US-person-or-the...

How to use 想 (xiǎng) to say “I think” or “I want” in Chinese

How to use 想 (xiǎng) to say “I think” or “I want” in Chinese

想xiǎngto want; to consider想xiǎngto want; to consider FUNCTION The verb 想 (xiǎng) means “to want”. You can use it to tell your friends what you want to do, or eat, or drink: 我想喝咖啡。Wǒ xiǎng hē kāfēi. I want to drink coffee.你想喝什么咖啡?Nǐ xiǎng hē shénme kāfēi? What coffee...

How to use Time+见 (jiàn) to say “See you…” in Chinese

How to use Time+见 (jiàn) to say “See you…” in Chinese

Time + 见!...... jiàn!See you (at time)!Time + 见!...... jiàn!See you (at time)! FUNCTION 见 (jiàn) means “to see, meet”. To say goodbye to someone, you can use “Time+见“ to say that you’ll see them again at that time: 明天见!Míngtiān jiàn! See you tomorrow! (lit....

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You might want to pass HSK one day. So our content respects the HSK system and has all the HSK words appearing in the story
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We love design. With the help of talented designers, NihaoCafe’s words & stories came to life to visualize your Chinese learning

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Our NihaoCafe learning series will take you all the way from an absolute beginner to pro — and you’ll learn the most authentic Chinese used in real-life conversations 💬

🚀 10 LEVELS
🎬 200+ videos
👤 60+ CHARACTERS
🏠 40+ LOCATIONS

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🏠 40+ locations

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