Video: Basic Chinese Language and Survival Tips

China has opened up and business travelers and tourists are slowly returning to the country.

If you plan to visit China, you might want to learn a few basic words of Mandarin. You might also want to learn how tools like Google Translate can help you have conversations and easily translate written Chinese.

ChinaTalk’s Jessica Sun put together this video with some basic tips to help you survive on your journey.

Want to learn more? Why not check out Jessica’s private online lessons?

Please note: this video was recorded in 2021 but temporarily put on the shelf because of prolonged Covid travel restrictions in China. The Google Translate app has been further developed and might look different from what you see in this video. Also, to use Google Translate in China, you might need a VPN app (virtual private network). Make sure you install this before going to China.