xian sheng V.S lao shi

xiān shēng (先生)means Sir, Mister, or Husband.
1. tā shì wǒ xiān shēng (他是我先生): He is my husband.
2. wáng xiān shēng ,nǐ hǎo (王先生,你好!)Hello, Mr.Wang.

lǎo shī(老师)is teacher. xiān shēng (先生)meant teacher in ancient time, but now we are not using it that often to call a person xiān shēng (先生)as a teacher!

Learn Chinese Characters

Learn Chinese Characters is important! Since Chinese is a tonal language, when you learn it, you will find out there are many words that pronunce exactly the same! or sometimes same word can pronunce differenly?

Now we will need to learn how to recognize different characters, there are almost 30,000 to 40,000 characters in Chinese, but don’t be afraid, you only need to know 3,000 to 4,000!

With these characters, you can read a book, magazine or even newspaper withour any problems!

Cantonese Learning in Hong Kong

Cantonese is one of the most difficult languages in the world, maybe it is the hardest language! But don’t be afraid, like all languages, it has it’s own system, Cantonese is one of the thousands dialect in China, mainly spoken by people livingin Canton province.

If you are now in Hong Kong or planning to come to Hong Kong and want to speak to the lcoal people here, you need to learn this language, learn Cantonese.

To start learning Cantonese, you need to understand their and 6 tones with different pitches, someone says that Cantonese has 9 tones, yes, that’s true actually, however, there are not many words have the other 3 tones. The Cantonese people will only use 6 tones in their lifes. (sometimes they don’t even what the 6 tones are. :)!