Going Out in Chinese

Going out in China? Learn these Chinese words first! Just listen to the audio and follow the pronunciation.  

When it comes to entertainment in China, many Chinese words sound same or very similar to those in English. CD, DVD and iPad, are just a few examples.  

However, if you’re planning to catch a Chinese film or a show, or a quiet night in with Chinese TV, knowing these common words and phrases will help you join in the conversation with your Chinese-speaking friends.

Let's get started on this free lesson on going out in Chinese!

Going Out in Chinese

电视

diànshì

television

电影

diànyǐng

movie

电影什么时候开始?

Diànyǐng shénme shíhòu kāishǐ?

At what time does the movie start?

今天晚上电视上播一个好电影!

Jīntiān wǎnshàng diànshìshàng bō yíge (yīge) hǎo diànyǐng!

There is a good movie on TV tonight!

一张票多少钱?

Yīzhāng piào duōshǎo qián?

How much for one ticket?

我们明天去饭店。

Wǒmen míngtiān qù fàndiàn。

Let's go to the restaurant tomorrow.

Here are some key words referring to everyday entertainment:

立体声音响

lìtǐshēng yīnxiǎng

the stereo set

午夜俱乐部

wǔyè jùlèbù

the nightclub

新闻

xīnwén

news

咖啡厅

kāfēitīng

café

饭店

fàndiàn

restaurant

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