The Chinese grammar section explains the main grammatical structures you need to know in order to make your own sentences. There are example sentences to show how the language is used.
Watch our videos to help you understand grammar and listen our audios to help you pronounce the language in an interactive, clear and simple way.
In this unit, learn to:
Use the pattern ' 都 ...了 ' to express that something has happened already, such pattern is used to strengthen the tone such as stating too late in time, too old in age, too pity in living, etc.)
You’re already late, why you are still walking so slowly.
Use the words ' 快要、快、就要、要 ’ to express that something is going to happen with grammatical structure ' Subject + 快要 / 快 /就要 / 要 + Verb (+ Objective ) +了 '.
学校就要开学了。School is about to start.
Chinese Vocabulary and Writing
The Chinese vocabulary and writing section introduces new Chinese vocabulary you need to know in order to understand the language. For each new vocabulary, you learn what it means, how to pronounce and write it.
Having a good vocabulary will help you improve your language level and become a more confident speaker of Mandarin. Practising Chinese writing is often one of the best ways to improve your vocabulary.
Chinese character copybooks available online or in printed format enable you to practise your Chinese writing in a stroke by stroke manner.
In this unit, learn how to pronounce and write new vocabulary below:
1. 唱歌 [ chànɡ ɡē ] To sing
2. 大家 [ dà jiā ] All, everybody
3. 好吃 [ hǎo chī ] Delicious, yummy
4. 零 [ línɡ ] Zero
5. 千 [ qiān ] Thousand
6. 手 [ shǒu ] Hand
7. 手机 [ shǒu jī ] Mobile phone
8. 雪 [ xuě ] Snow
9. 新年 [ xīn nián ] New year