Learn these everyday phrases!

  • Good Morning: Өглөөний мэнд (Öglöönii mend)
  • Hello. How are you?: Сайн байна уу? (Sain bainuu?)
  • I am good/well, and you?: Сайн, сайн байна уу? (Sain, sain bainuu?)
  • I am good/well: Сайн (Sain)
  • What is your name?: Таны нэр хэн бэ? (Tanii ner hen be?)
  • My name is __: Миний нэр __ (Minii ner __)
  • Nice to meet you: Сайхан танилцлаа (Saikhan taniltslaa)
  • Thanks: Баярлалаа (Bayarlalaa)
  • You’re welcome (lit. Okay): Зүгээр (>Dzügeer)
  • What’s new?: Сонин сайхан юу байна? (Sonin saikhan yuu bain?)
  • Sorry. Excuse me: Уучлаарай. (Uuchlaarai)
  • Goodbye: Баяртай (Bayartai)
  • Good night / Have a good weekend / Have a good vacation (lit. have good rest): Сайхан амраарай! (Saikhan amraarai)

Why Learn A World Language?

  • In the increasingly globalized world, the knowledge of a world language becomes an indispensable skill important not only for individual enrichment, but also for the broadening employment opportunities.

  • According to a study from the University of Chicago, knowledge of a world language helps you boost decision-making skills.

  • Students who study world languages score higher on standardized tests, as a study from York University in Toronto showed. Students who study a world language for at least one year score an average of 38 points higher on the SATs.

  • Knowledge of a world language increases your chances of landing a good job, as the recent poll of The Economist showed. An MIT study shows that people who know two or more languages earn an average of $128,000 more over their lifetimes.

  • Learning a second language has compelling health benefits, as suggested by a study from York University in Toronto that connects prevention of the onset of dementia with foreign language learning.