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Words about the date

audio 前天(qiántiān) (the day before yesterday) 后天(hòutiān) (the day after tomorrow) 周末(zhōumò) (weekend) 上(shàng)个(ge)星期(xīngqī) (last week) 这(zhè)个(ge)星期(xīngqī) (this week) 下(xià)个(ge)星期(xīngqī) (next week) 上(shàng)个(ge)月(yuè) (last month) 这(zhè)个(ge)月(yuè) (this month) 下(xià)个(ge)月(yuè) (next …

How to express the date

Four important concepts are introduced right after the conversation of our two teachers. audio 年(nián) year In Chinese, we say each digit and put 年(nián) at the end. 2019年 二零一九年 …

Chinese characters

想(xiǎng, would like to; to think):The top part of this character is 相(xiāng, each other), which gives a clue to the pronunciation, but the tone is different. The bottom part …

How to pay the bill

This video provides many examples of situational usages to explain how to ask the price and make a payment in Chinese. In Chinese, we use the following pattern to ask …

Culture-外卖(wàimài)

audio Mobile phone is not only a social tool to contact with others, but also a useful tool for lazy or busy people. Many young people don’t want to go …

How to order the food and drinks

When we talk about the food and drinks, the measure words are often used. In Chinese, we always use a measure word for a noun with a number. Here are …

Words for some other food and drinks

Food: audio 披萨(pīsà) pizza   沙拉(shālā) salad   汉堡包(hànbǎobāo) hamburger  薯条(shǔtiáo) potato chips 面包(miànbāo) bread   蛋糕(dàngāo) cake 鸡肉(jīròu) chicken   鱼肉(yúròu) fish 猪肉(zhūròu) pork  牛排(niúpái) steak Drinks: audio 水(shuǐ) …

二(èr) VS 两(liǎng)

When we count the numbers, we usually say 一(yī)、二(èr)、三(sān)…… But when 二(èr)(two)is put before the measure words, it should be changed into 两(liǎng)(which also means two) audio such as 两(liǎng)杯(bēi)啤酒(píjiǔ)(two …

Chinese characters

家(jiā, family;home):This character is composed of two parts: the radical “roof” and the traditional character “pig. “ 有(yǒu, to have;there be):This character is composed of two parts: the top part …

Words for hobbies

Hobbies: audio 看(kàn)电影(diànyǐng)(watching movie) 看(kàn)书(shū)(reading) 听(tīng)音乐(yīnyuè)(listening to music) 打(dǎ)篮球(lánqiú)(playing basketball) 打(dǎ)网球(wǎngqiú)(playing tennis) 踢(tī)足球(zúqiú)(playing football) 爬(pá)山(shān)(climbing) 游泳(yóuyǒng)(swimming) 旅行(lǚxíng)(travelling) What’s your hobby? Share it with us.我(Wǒ)喜欢(xǐhuan)……

Words for occupations

职业(zhíyè)(occupation): audio 司机(sījī) (driver) 会计(kuàijì) (accountant) 工程师(gōngchéngshī)(engineer) 设计师(shèjìshī)(designer) 服务员(fúwùyuán)(waiter/waitress) 空姐(kōngjiě)(flight attendant, for female) 飞行员(fēixíngyuán)(pilot) What’s your occupation? Share it with us. 我(Wǒ)是(shì)……

How to ask someone’s job

This video closely relates to the previous one. After we know others’ family members, we often ask about their occupations. First let’s take a look at how to introduce family …