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上班 shàng bān: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

上班 (shàng bān) English Meaning

  • to go to work
  • to be on duty
  • to start work
  • to go to the office

Traditional Characters: 上班

上 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

班 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 你几点上班?
    Nǐ jǐ diǎn shàngbān?
    What time are you going to work?
  • 你上班迟到了。
    Nǐ shàngbān chídàole.
    You were late for work.
  • 我每天去上班。
    Wǒ měitiān qù shàngbān.
    I go to work every day.
  • 您几点钟上班?
    Nín jǐ diǎn zhōng shàngbān?
    What time do you go to work?
  • 你明天几点上班?
    Nǐ míngtiān jǐ diǎn shàngbān?
    What time are you going to work tomorrow?
  • 你什么时候上班?
    Nǐ shénme shíhòu shàngbān?
    When do you work?

Stroke Order & Character Components

上 (shàng): upon; on top; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university)

  • (yī): one
  • (gǔn): line
hsk 2 ban

班 (bān): team; class; squad; work shift; ranking; CL: 個|个(gè); classifier for groups

  •  (yù): jade
  •  (dāo): knife
  •  (yù): jade

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 上

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 马上(mǎ shàng): right away; at once; immediately; lit. on horseback
  • 上网(shàng wǎng): to be on the internet; to stretch a net (in a sports game or for covering something); to be netted (of fish)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 班

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 班(bān):  team; class; squad; work shift; classifier for groups; ranking; surname Ban; CL:  個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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