Mandarin

Human Relations Statements

Hello, how are you doing? - Nee how ma?

What is your name? - Nee chow shamuh-mingzuh?

Thank you - Sheah-sheah

You are Welcome - Boo-kuh chee

Please - Ching

Excuse me - Dwyeh boo chee

Goodbye - Chye cheein

"Colorful Facts"
China

China is the world's oldest living civilization. The Great Wall of China is 5,500 miles long.

Location: China is located in eastern Asia.

Capital: Beijing

Offical Language: Mandarin

Geography: The country covers more than a fifth of Asia.

Population: 1,338,612,968 (estimated 2010); 1/5th of the world.

Foods: Grains: rice in the south, wheat in the north.

Taiwan

Most Taiwanese are Chinese whose ancestors came to the island from Fujuan and Guangdong provinces on the Mainland.

Location: Taiwan is a mountainous island in the South China Sea.

Capital: Taipei

Offical Language: Mandarin

Geography: Swift rivers, gorges, mountainous island in the South China Sea.

Population: 22,974,347 (Estimated 2010)

Foods: Chinese food has been embraced worldwide. China boasts distinct regional cuisinines e.g. Sichuan, Shandong, Jiangsu, and Guangdong. Populat Chinese dishes are Beijing roast duck, hot pots, and dim sum.

(Primary Sources) World Book Encylopedia/CIA World Factbook.


 

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