“Thanks”... “Thank you very much”... “I really appreciate your help”...
Just like in English, there’s a number of ways to say thanks and express gratitude in Chinese.
The most basic way is...
Notice how the tone on the second syllable is lighter and shorter than the one on the first. It’s spoken as a neutral tone.
谢谢, of course, is a highly versatile word.
But it’s good to be able to switch things up and adapt your language to particular situations. Like native speakers do!
Maybe you want to sound more casual? Or more formal?
Maybe you want to be specific about why you’re thanking someone?
Maybe you’ll find some phrases to help with this below….
The Most Basic Way To Say “THANK YOU”:
“Thank you VERY MUCH”:
“Thank you" for something SPECIFIC:
Structure: 谢谢 xiè xiè + Something Specific
Other Ways to Express Gratitude Like a Native Chinese Speaker:
On a computer: Right click on the button and select "Save as" or "Download"
On a phone: Tap and hold your finger on the button for a second (and you'll see the download option in the menu that pops up)