How to Say Tea in Mandarin Chinese

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In today's lesson, we are going to learn how to say Tea in Mandarin. Tea originated in China as a medicinal drink. Now, it is one of the most popular beverges in the world. In Mandarin, it is pronounced "chá". It sounds like "cha" as the first part of the English word " Charles“ with a higher tone. Two of the most popular tea we drink in our daily life are green tea " lǜ chá"(绿茶) and jasmine tea "huā chá"(花茶).

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