Home Chinese Culture Learning Chinese - Addressing People

Learning Chinese - Addressing People

Using the right title is very important when you first meet Chinese people. The suitable addressing will ease the talking environment and encourage further conversation. The wrong tilt le on people will make them unhappy and embarrassed sometimes. The word "xiao jie" is not often used in Chinese nowadays as it connected to the connotation of prostitute in meaning. So be caraful to use the word.

Frequently Used Words and Sentences for Addressing People

Related Links

  • Some useful words and sentences people usually to use in their trip, that can be pronounced by the phonetic English. more Chinese Phrasebook
  • Listen to the Chinese Phrase Book in MP3 Format
  • Download the Chinese Phrase Book