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