Mandarin Chinese Greetings: 5 Ways to Greet a Friend You Haven’t Seen for a Long Time

In Authentic Street Interviews by Angel Huang2 Comments

Hǎo jiǔ bù jiàn  (好久不见)  is perhaps the most common Chinese expression for greeting  people you haven’t seen in a long time.  

But, of course, that’s not what everyone says every time they bump into an old buddy…

In the video below, 5 people give spontaneous answers to the question “How do you greet a friend you haven’t seen for a long time?”

What do you think they might say..?

Watch the video and find out if you guessed correctly!

Note: If you want to review this lesson on the go, the audio (along with a pdf transcript) is now available to download below.