Category Archive: Learn Chinese

The Positions (Learn Chinese)

POSITIONS To make references about object positions or people we need to use the following expressions. First it is said the subject, next the verb zai4, then we have to say the objet… Continue reading

Parts of the body[1] (Learn Chinese)

  PARTS OF THE BODY [1] 身shen1体ti3 = body 头tou2 = head   脸lian3 =face 头tou2顶ding3 = the top (crown)of the head 太tai4阳yang2穴xue4 = temple   脸lian3颊jia2 = cheek 颧quan2骨gu3 = cheekbone   发fa4 = hair     眼yan3睛jing1 = eye… Continue reading

Seafood & Meat (Learn Chinese)

Hǎi xiān and Ròu lèi  ∞ Hǎi xiān = Seafood Ròu lèi = Meat ∞ Niú ròu = Beef Yáng ròu = Lamb Zhū ròu = Pork jī rōu = Chicken Yā ròu = Duck… Continue reading

Fourth Idiom List (Learn Chinese)

FOURTH IDIOM LIST [ 一yi4鼓gu3作zuo2气qi4 ] = Rousing the Spirits with the First Drum Roll  This idiom later meant to get something done with one sustained effort.   [ 国guo2泰tai2民min2安an1 ]= The country flourishes… Continue reading

First Adjectives List Medium Level

FIRST ADJECTIVES LIST MEDIUM LEVEL ∞ To discuss difficulties:  Rong2yi4 (容易) = EASY Nan2 (难) = HARD ∞ To discuss the rightness of something:  Dui4 (对) = CORRECT Cuo4 (错) = WRONG ∞… Continue reading

Third Idiom List (Learn Chinese)

THIRD IDIOM LIST  ∞ [ 画hua4饼bing3充chong1饥ji1 ] = Allaying Hunger with Pictures of Cakes  this idiom came to be used to mean comforting oneself with unrealistic thoughts, without solving practical problems.   [ 一yi2鸣ming2惊jing1人ren2… Continue reading

Second Idiom List (Learn Chinese)

SECOND IDIOM LIST   [ 画hua4龙long2点dian3睛jing1] = Putting the Finishing Touch to the Picture of a Dragon  This idiom is used to describe how, when writing or speaking, one or two key sentences… Continue reading

First List of Idioms (Learn Chinese)

FIRST LIST OF IDIOMS ∞   [ 惊jing1弓gong1之zhi1鸟niao3 ] =  Birds Startled by the Mere Twang of a Bowstring   This idiom means that if one has been frightened in the past one’s… Continue reading

Advanced Fruits (Learn Chinese)

水(shui3)果(guo3)类(lei4) ——Fruits apricot= 杏xing4 peach=桃tao2 grape = 葡pu萄tao2 pineapple = 菠bo1萝luo2 apple= 苹ping2果guo3 plum = 李li3子zi watermelon = 西xi1瓜gua mango = 芒mang2果guo3 mulberry = 桑sang1椹sheng4 nectarine = 油you2桃tao2 cherry = 樱ying1桃tao2 pomegranate =… Continue reading

Advanced Beverage (Learn Chinese)

酒(jiu3)水(shui3)类(lei4)——BEVERAGE ∞ 红hong4酒jiu3 = red wine 白bai2酒jiu3 = white wine 白bai2兰lan2地di4 = brandy 葡pu2萄tao酒jiu3 = sherry 汽qi4水shui3 = soda /sparkling water 果guo3汁zhi1 =juice 啤pi2酒jiu3 =beer 鸡ji1尾wei3酒jiu3 =cocktail 豆dou4奶nai3 = soy milk 豆dou4浆jiang1 =soybean… Continue reading