Mandarin Chinese Class Review #1

Mandarin Chinese Class Review #2 >>

Tuesday nights I’m taking a Mandarin Chinese class through KU’s Confucius Institute. I need to review and practice speaking more, because even though I am listening and reading between classes, I get flustered when asked to actually speak. 🙂

Hello!

Nǐ hǎo

你好

What is your name?

Nǐ jiào shénme míngzì?

你叫什么名字?

I’m called Rachel Morris.

Wǒ jiào Rachel Morris.

我叫 Rachel Morris.

My family name is Morris.

Wǒ xìng Morris.

Morris.

What is their name?

Tā jiào shénme míngzi?

他 (or 她)叫什么名字

Please speak a little slower!

Qǐng shuō màn diǎn’r!

请说慢点儿。

How do you say _____ in Chinese?

____ Zhōngwén zěnme shuō?

___ 中文怎么说?

Please say it again.

Qǐng zài shuō yíbiàn.

请再说一遍。


 

Chinese Practice Theater

(Visual Novel art by Halcyon and sei.chan)

Note that tone marks aren’t being updated based on tone sandhi rules.

  • Nǐ hǎo! 你好! / Nǐ hǎo! 你好!
  • Nǐ jiào shénme míngzì? 你叫什么名字? / Wǒ xìng Lǐ. 我姓李. Wǒ jiào Lǐ Xiá. 我叫李霞.
  • Nín guìxìng? 您贵姓? /Wǒ xìng Wáng. 我姓王. Wǒ jiào Wáng Xiùyīng. 我叫王秀英.
  • Tā jiào shénme míngzì? 她叫什么名字? / Tā jiào Huáng Yáng. 她叫黄洋
  • Nǐ hǎo, Huáng Yáng! 你好, 黄洋! Nǐ shì xuéshēng ma? 你是学生吗? / Bù. Wǒ bùshì xuéshēng. 不. 我不是学生.

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