conversation for everyday use

普通话交际礼貌用语
Commonly used phrases for everyday use

A: 您好
B: 您好
A: Hello
B: Hello
When someone says 您好 to you, you say 您好 in return.
您好 is polite language
你好 is used when saying to friends or younger people

A: 请…
B: 谢谢

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By bus

这车是去八达岭长城的吗?
Is it to Badaling of The Great Wall?

下一站是前门吗?
Is the next station Qianmen?

下一站是什么?
What’s the next station?

大概要多少时间?
How long does it take?

shopping

麻烦你,我想要这个。
Excuse me, this one please / I want to have this one.

这个吗?
Is it this one?

不是,是那个。
No. That one please.

二百三十(块)。
Two hundred and thirty (dollars).

谢谢。
Thank you.