Has living in China or learning Mandarin in Shanghai or online made you become more Chinese? See these ten questions, and see if you can score a full ten!
– Number 1 –
You call “Powerpoint” “pīpītī”. Bonus point if you also call apps as ‘ēipīpī’.
– Number 2 –
You prefer hot water over cold water. A bonus point is awarded if you ever said “多喝热水” to somebody else.
– Number 3 –
When people praise you, you say “哪里哪里” instead of “Thank you”.
– Number 4 –
You can’t help doing “✌️” when you are taking group pictures.
– Number 5 –
You pick up the phone and naturally say “喂wéi”, even to English-speaking callers.
– Number 6 –
You always waimai or dine out, you barely cook at home.
– Number 7 –
You haven’t used cash in half a year.
– Number 8 –
You have little patience to wait for any packages. “What?!! It will take 48 hours to arrive?!!!”
– Number 9 –
You prefer sharing food when you eat with a group instead of just ordering a dish for yourself.
Another bonus point if you also love coriander!
– Number 10 –
You are able to have a whole 30 minutes conversation with just these words: 对对对，好的，行，真的吗？
How many ones do you have out of these ten? A salute to those who are so open-minded and try to adapt to the culture and lifestyle in China! 入乡随俗，你们做得很好. Share this post and see how high your friends score as well!