Happy Chinese(快乐汉语) is an entertaining, fun and easy Chinese series. In Season I, we will focus on daily life Chinese. It will helps the foreigners not only just know what to say, but also how to use it. 快乐汉语系列一《日常生活汉语》主要教授在中国家庭生活及学校生活中的日常用语。我们将以情景剧的方式帮助大家理解和掌握这些句子。


Can you make it a bit cheaper?
When you bargain with a hawker, you may say "Neng bu neng pianyi yi dianr" or "pianyi yi dianr ba". We may also offer hawker our desired price. For example: "80, zenme yang?"

I'm a bit hungry.
A bit slower!
"You yi dianr" is often used before verbs or adjectives to mean that something is a bit unsatisfactory. When used before nouns, "yi dianr" means "a bit of". When used after adjectives, it means "a little bit" in degree. The "yi" in "you yi dianr" and "yi dianr" can be omitted.