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Telling Time in Chinese
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ID: AI025 Newbie
In this All the Way to Intermediate lesson, we focus on talking about time in Chinese. How to reference different times of the day (Morning, Afternoon) and how to mention specific time in the structure: Hour 点/點 Minutes 分. Make sure to watch other ATWTI episodes and don't forget to visit Practice tab for more links. If you think you've missed some of the series, check our playlist here: All the Way to Intermediate Here are other related lessons from our library that will supplement this lesson and boost your Chinese level. When is the Meeting? What Time do you Get Up? Scheduling a Time
Mon Mar 05 2018 | Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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|现在||xiàn zài||now; at present|
|几点||jǐ diǎn||what time|
xiànzài jǐdiǎn ？
What time is it now?
xiànzài yī diǎn
Now it's 1 o'clock.
xiànzài shàngwǔ bā diǎn
It's now 8am.
xiànzài zhōngwǔ shíèr diǎn
It's now 12 noon.
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