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You Need to be Polite
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ID: 2801 Elementary
When greeting people in Chinese, it's important to be polite by using the correct title for that person. Listen to today's show to learn some easy to remember ways to correctly greet and say goodbye to someone.
Tue Nov 24 2015 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|打招呼||dǎ zhāohu||to greet|
|回家||huíjiā||to go home|
kàndào āyí yào dǎ zhāohu 。
You should say hello to your auntie when you see her.
ò ，āyí hǎo 。
Oh, hello auntie.
duì ，yàoyǒu lǐmào 。
Yes, you should be polite.
nà yào huíjiā ，yīnggāishuō shénme ？
Then when I return home, what should I say?
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