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Chinese Street Phrases. Faith Acfalle Block – A4 . Communication. Street Phrases, say what? . Meanings Combination of words from original definition that has been shortened. Slang Informal speech language grouping particular people. Why Easier Convenience . Street talk on the Streets.

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chinese street phrases

Chinese Street Phrases

Faith Acfalle

Block – A4

street phrases say what
Street Phrases, say what?
  • Meanings
  • Combination of words from original definition that has been shortened.
  • Slang
  • Informal speech language grouping particular people.
  • Why
  • Easier
  • Convenience
street talk on the streets
Street talk on the Streets
  • 老外laowai
  • 哪里哪里nalinali
  • 你很牛ni hen niu
  • 叫警察jiaojingcha
  • 太贵了tai guile
street talk on the streets1
Street talk on the Streets
  • 我不要wobuyao
  • 不要加辣椒buyaojialajiao
  • 多少椠duoshaoqian
  • 厕所在那cesuozaina
  • 薇生纸weishengzhi
comparison
Comparison

America

China

“Internet Hipster-Geek Slang” &“EXPORTED from America!”???

Funny Joke

Western

No opinion on the streets

Everybody

Still used

  • “the start of fancy, imagination and humor, breathing into its nostrils the breath of life.”
  • Linguistic creativity
  • Wittier & cleverer
  • Persistent downgrading
  • Youth
  • Always changing
sources
Sources
  • DaSkylar, Jeff. "Do Anything." How to say hello in Chinese. Interactive Projects, 17 Mar 2014. Web. 17 Mar 2014.
  • Do You Speak American, . "The Power of Slang." Do You Speak American?. Words that shouldn\'t be, 18 Mar 2014. Web. 18 Mar 2014. <http://www.pbs.org/speak/words/sezwho/slang/>.
  • Off the Great Wall, , perf. 11 Crucial Chinese Phases you must know before you go to China. Off The Greart Wall, 2013. Web. 18 Mar 2014. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoEDZQCJOwY>.
  • ThinkingChinese.com, . "Trendy Expressions." Language Center. Thinking Chinese, 18 Mar 2014. Web. 18 Mar 2014. <http://thinkingchinese.com/chinese-trendy-expressions>.
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