One of the first questions people do in China when they meet someone new is ask what they do for a living. Make sure you know how to answer—or even ask if you are curious too!
In this Podcast, you will learn:
(1) How to ask someone about their profession
(2) To reply to someone’s question about what you do for a living
Dialogue: A just met B and wants to know what he does for a living:
A-我听说你现在是销售经理？Wǒ tīng shuō nǐ xiànzài shì xiāoshòu jīnglǐ?
I heard you are currently a sales manager.
B-对，有时候老出差。你呢？你是做什么工作的？Duì, yǒu shíhòu lǎo chūchāi. Nǐ ne? Nǐ shì zuò shénme gōngzuò de?
Yes, and I often take business trips. And you? What do you do?
A-我是医生。Wǒ shì yīshēng.
I am a doctor
Chinese words and phrases mentioned in this Podcast:
你是做什么工作的？What do you do?