In our previous post, we talked about how to know when it’s the Kuaidi delivery person calling. Today we’ll cover how to tell him to leave your package by your apartment door.[Read more…] about Talking To Delivery Drivers In China – Leave It At The Door!
Your package has arrived. Your phone rings and… uh oh!
Conquering Taobao in China and successfully getting a package delivered to your home or place of work is one of the most rewarding feelings. On the other hand, talking to delivery drivers on the phone is probably one of the most stressful experiences an expat living in China can go through. Instead of passing the phone off to a colleague or simply ignoring the call, I’ll teach you the phrases you need to confidently communicate with them over the phone.
Your phone rings. It’s probably the delivery guy. But he’s babbling Chinese at you super fast. You hang up. He calls back. Your package has arrived, but if you don’t pick it up in time, it might get sent back. Or he might leave it outside in the rain. Or it might get put in one of those confusing mail holding boxes, or at the corner store. The possibilities are endless.[Read more…] about Talking to Delivery Drivers in China
My peek inside the Integrated Chinese Level 1 Workbook!
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Pros: Each section has dedicated audio to brush up on your tones and listening capabilities. The book puts special emphasis on developing tones from single words to phrases in order to progress your pronunciation.[Read more…] about Is The Integrated Chinese Workbook Worth It?
There’s a good reason this is still my favorite series of Chinese textbooks![Read more…] about Take a peek: Integrated Chinese LEVEL 2!
Erin and I have a combined thirteen years of living in China. Below we share seven tips to figure out Chinese characters![Read more…] about The Best Ways To Study Chinese Characters!