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Lesson 1

Pinyin Chinese English   Pinyin Chinese English
you   also
hǎo good   máng busy
ní hǎo 你好 hello   not
I or me   zǎoshang 早上 morning
hěn very   wǎnshang 晚上 evening
ma (confirm)   zàijiàn 再见 good bye
ne what about ..?        

Lesson 2

Mandarin Chinese English   Mandarin Chinese English
shéi  谁 who   nǎ guórén  哪国人 Which nationality
shì  是 Is/am   yīngguó  英国 England
lǎoshī  老师 Teacher   měiguó  美国 America
xuésheng  学生 Student   zhōngguó  中国 China
rén  人 person   rìběn  日本 Japan
 他/她 he/she   (wǒ/nǐ/tā)men  我们 We/you-all/they

Lesson 3

Mandarin Chinese English   Mandarin Chinese English
xìng family name   jiào named/called
lèi Tired   qǐng wèn 请问 May I ask …
xiānsheng 先生 Mr   shénme 什么 What
xiáojiě 小姐 Ms   wèn Ask
Nín guì xìng 您贵姓 What’s your family name   míngzi 名字 Name (given or full)

Lesson 4

Mandarin 中文 English   Mandarin 中文 English
jiā home, family   bàba 爸爸 dad
yǒu to have   māma 妈妈 mom
méi not   gēge 哥哥 older brother
how many   dìdi 弟弟 younger brother
(classifier)   jiějie 姐姐 older sister
liǎng a couple   mèimei 妹妹 younger sister
líng zero   and

Lesson 5

Mandarin 中文 English   Mandarin 中文 English
drink   píjiǔ 啤酒 beer
bēi cup   kāfēi 咖啡 coffe
píng bottle   kělè 可乐 cola
diǎn a little   shuǐ water
háishì 还是 Or (question)   chá tea
děng wait   绿 green
yí xià 一下 a little   hóng red
yào want   Xièxie 谢谢 thank-you

Lesson 6

Mandarin English   Mandarin English
yì běn shū One book   zhè this
yì zhāng zhǐ One piece of paper   that
yì zhī bǐ One pen   Yīngwén English
gěi give   Zhōngwén Chinese (language)
Duì bu qǐ Excuse me   huānyíng Welcome

Lesson 7

Mandarin 中文 English   Mandarin 中文 English
xiǎng would like   miàntiáo 面条 noodles
chī eat   báifàn 白饭 white rice
nàlǐ 那里 there   jiǎozi 饺子 dumplings
zhèlǐ 这里 here   qīngcài 青菜 vegetables
péngyou 朋友 friend   wǎn bowl
wǔfàn 午饭 lunch   fèn portion

Lesson 8

Pinyin 中文 English   Pinyin 中文 English
ná 哪里 where   xuéxiào 学校 school
nàlǐ 那里 there   bàngōngshì 办公室 office
go   shāngdiàn 商店 store
lái come   fàndiàn 饭店 restaurant
zài at   ké 可以 can
ba (none)   jiàn meet

Lesson 9

Pinyin 中文 English   Pinyin 中文 English
shénme shíhòu 什么时候 when   gēn with
jīntiān 今天 today   xiànzài 现在 now
zuótiān 昨天 yesterday   then
míngtiān 明天 tomorrow   xiàwǔ 下午 afternoon
shàngwǔ 上午 late morning   zhōngwǔ 中午 noon

Lesson 10

Pinyin 中文 English   Pinyin 中文 English
gànshénme 干什么 what are you doing?   shì matter, affair
xīngqī 星期 week   kǎoyā 烤鸭 roast duck
xīngqī jǐ 星期几 which day   diǎnzhōng 点钟 hour o’clock
bàn half   yíkè 一刻 one quarter hour
zǎo yìdiǎn 早一点 a little earlier   wǎn yìdiǎn 早一点 a little later
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