Mandarin Chinese (#9B)

Mandarin uses a different word for "or" depending on whether it's a question or statement.

At the end of the video, I try a bit of a tongue-twister to practice minor differences in pronunciation. "At what time? One o'clock. Nine o'clock." At first it might all sound the same.

I took this video in one of the hutongs near Zhangzizhonglu Station (張自忠路站).



At what time?
One o'clock. Two o'clock. Eight o'clock. Nine o'clock.

At what time?
One o'clock or two o'clock or eight o'clock or nine o'clock?

At what time?
One o'clock or two o'clock or eight o'clock or nine o'clock.

At what time?
One o'clock. Nine o'clock.

At what time?
One o'clock. Nine o'clock.

At what time?
One o'clock. Nine o'clock.