How to Say “What are you doing” in Chinese

There are many ways to ask “what are you doing” in Chinese, not only the formal ways, but also some casual oral ways.

“What are you doing?” in Chinese

1. 你在做什么?
(Nǐ zài zuò shénme?)

2. 你在干什么?
(Nǐ zài gànshénme?)

3. 干嘛呢?
(Gàn má ne?)

  • 你干嘛呢?
    (Nǐ gàn ma ne?)
  •  你在干嘛呢?
    (Nǐ zài gàn ma ne?)
  • 干嘛呢你?
    (Gàn ma ne nǐ?)

4. 你干啥呢?
(Nǐ gàn shá ne?)

“Do you have any plan” in Chinese

5. 你有安排了吗?
(Nǐ yǒu ānpáile ma?)

  • Q:你今天有安排了吗?
    (Nǐ jīntiān yǒu ānpáile ma?)
    Do you have any plan today?
  • Q:你暑假有安排了吗?
    (Nǐ shǔjià yǒu ānpáile ma?)
    Do you have any plan for the summer vacation?
  • A1:是的,我有安排
    (Shì de, wǒ yǒu ānpáile.)
    A2:没有,我没有安排。
    (Méiyǒu, wǒ méiyǒu ānpái.)

6. 你有什么安排?
(Nǐ yǒu shén me ānpái?)

  • Q:你明天有什么安排吗?
    (Nǐ míngtiān yǒu shén me ānpái ma?)
    Do you have any plan tomorrow?
    A:我想明天 ……
    (Wǒ xiǎng míngtiān……)

7. 你有什么打算?
(Nǐ yǒu shén me dǎsuàn?)

  • Q:你下个月有什么打算?
    (Nǐ xià gè yuè yǒu shén me dǎsuàn?)
    Do you have any plan next month?
  • Q:你今天晚上打算做什么?
    (Nǐ jīntiān wǎnshàng dǎsuàn zuò shénme?)
    Do you have any plan tonight?
    A: 我打算……
    (wǒ dǎsuàn ……)

8. 你有什么计划?
(Nǐ yǒu shén me jìhuà?)

  • Q: 你明年有什么计划?
    (Nǐ míngnián yǒu shén me jìhuà?)
    Do you have any plan next year?
    A: 明年,我计划……
    (Míngnián, wǒ jìhuà ……)