Monthly archives: September, 2016

你做什么工作? (nǐ zuò shénme gōngzuò?) What job do you do?

Let’s pick back up being able to introduce yourself. One of the things people like to talk about is what kind of job they do. So the next time somebody asks you, 你做什么工作? (nǐ zuò shénme gōngzuò?) What job do you do? you can answer with something like: 我是。。。 (wǒ shì …) I am [a]…

你是哪国人? (nǐ shì nǎ guó rén?) Where are you from?

Ahh, one of the basics. Where are you from? You’ll get asked it a lot in China, if you’re a foreigner, because people will be ever so curious about your non-black coloured hair, and non-brown coloured eyes 😛 So what are some of the options? 🇨🇳 中国 (Zhōngguó) China [Ed: of course we have to…