Enjoy a collection of stories in Chinese as well as hundreds of essential phrases and vocab. Ideal for those who would like to learn Chinese while jogging, exercising, commuting, cooking or sleeping. The MP3 files can be copied to your smartphone or your iPad (via iTunes).
Verbs are used to describe actions. Chinese verbs in the present tense do not conjugate for each person. This means that the verb stays the same for 'I', 'you', 'he', 'they' etc. This is similar to the case in English.
Learn to get by in Chinese with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Chinese, introduce yourself in Chinese and even hold a conversation in Chinese after you have met someone.
You can go from beginner to fluent in Chinese in a short time and our nine-step Chinese learning guide will show you how. We'll talk about Chinese greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Chinese.
In the previous steps, we taught you the words fángzi, shū and yĭzi (house, book, chair). We also taught you how to use the indefinite article in Chinese to form yī zuò fángzi, yī bĕn shū and yí bă yĭzì (a house, a book, a chair). In this step, we concentrate on how to use the definite article in Chinese to form fángzi, shū and yĭzì (the house, the book, the chair). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Chinese and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol. Or you can move ahead to step 5, by clicking the Next Step button (The plural in Chinese).
Next Step:The plural in Chinese