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Asking the Time

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ID: 1644 Newbie
In bustling cities like Shanghai and Beijing, there's always something happening, and sometimes even according to schedule. Knowing what time it is will always be something you need to ask early on, as well as knowing how good your timing is. Learn the essential Chinese words and phrases in this lesson.
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现在 xiànzài now
几点 jǐ diǎn 'what time'
七点 qī diǎn 7 o'clock
diǎn o'clock
xiànzài jǐ diǎn ?
What time is it right now?
xiànzài qī diǎn 。tài zǎo le 。
It's 7 o'clock. It's too early.
xiànzài jǐ diǎn ?
Now what time is it?
shí diǎn 。tài wǎn le 。
10 o'clock. It's too late.
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