Happy Chinese New Year – The Year of The Snake 2013

Written by fenghua. Posted in Beginners Chinese, Greetings in Chinese, Videos

Happy Chinese New Year – The Year of The Snake 2013

Hi, 你好,I am Sammi. It is Chinese New Year Eve today. I am at Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change with the local residents to celebrate Chinese New Year. What I am going to teach you today is how to say “Happy New Year” in Mandarin Chinese.

How to say  “Happy New Year” in Mandarin Chinese?

Xīnnián kuàilè!(新年快乐!) = Happy New Year!

Xīnnián (新年) = New Year

kuàilè (快乐) = Happy

Or you can say:

Xīnnián hǎo!(新年好!) = Happy New Year!

Xīnnián (新年) = New Year

hǎo (好) = good

“Happy New Year” in Chinese is Xīnnián kuàilè! (新年快乐!) / Xīnnián hǎo!(新年好!)

“Happy New Year” to all of you!

(PS. I gave a mini Chinese lesson with the kids and their parents at Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change, Redruth, Cornwall, UK. )

Thanks for watching! See you next time.

Learn Chinese: How to say “Where are you?” in Mandarin Chinese?

Written by fenghua. Posted in Beginners Chinese, Countries in Chinese, Videos

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. “Where are you?” This is what I am going to teach you today: How to say “Where are you?” in Mandarin Chinese?

How to say  “Where are you?” in Mandarin Chinese?

Nǐ zài nǎr?(你在哪儿?)= Where are you?

nǐ (你) = you

zài(在)= at

nǎr (哪儿) = where

This is today’s lesson for you – How to say “Where are you?” in Mandarin Chinese?Thanks for watching! See you next time.

Learn Chinese: How to say “It is windy today” in Chinese?

Written by fenghua. Posted in Beginners Chinese, Videos, Weather in Chinese

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. Look, it is windy today. This is what I am going to teach you today: How to say “It is windy today” in Mandarin Chinese?

How to say “It is windy today” in Chinese?

Jīntiān fēng hěn dà. (今天风很大。) = It is windy today.

jīntiān(今天) = today

fēng (风) = wind

hěn dà(很大)= very big / very strong

This is today’s lesson for you – How to say “It is windy today” in Mandarin? Thanks for watching! See you next time.

Learn Chinese: How to say “I learn Chinese (languages)” in Mandarin?

Written by fenghua. Posted in Beginners Chinese, Languages in Chinese, Videos

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. We are going to learn how to say “I learn Chinese (languages)” in Mandarin today.

How do you say “I learn Chinese (languages)” in Mandarin?

wǒ (我) = I
xué(学)= to learn
Hànyǔ(汉语)= Chinese

Wǒ xué Hànyǔ. (我学汉语。) = I learn Chinese.

We will try something new:
Wǒ xué Yīngyǔ. (我学英语。) = I learn English.

Wǒ xué Déyǔ. (我学德语。) = I learn German.

Wǒ xué Rìyǔ. (我学日语。) = I learn Japanese.

Wǒ xué Fǎyǔ. (我学法语。) = I learn French.

This is today’s lesson for you – How to say “I learn Chinese (languages)” in Mandarin?Thanks for watching! See you next time.

Learn Chinese: How do you say “languages” in Mandarin Chinese?

Written by fenghua. Posted in Beginners Chinese, Languages in Chinese, Videos

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. How many languages do you speak? I can speak Mandarin, English and Cantonese. Today we are going to learn how to say different languages in Mandarin Chinese.

How do you say “languages” in Mandarin Chinese?

Hànyǔ (汉语)= Chinese

yǔ(语)= language

Yīngyǔ (英语)= English

Rìyǔ (日语) = Japanese

Fǎyǔ(法语)= French

Déyǔ(德语)= German

This is today’s lesson for you – How do you say “languages” in Mandarin Chinese? Thanks for watching! See you next time.

Learn Chinese: How do you say a person’s nationality in Chinese? – 1

Written by fenghua. Posted in Beginners Chinese, Countries in Chinese, Videos

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. I am enjoying a small break after cycling. Today I am going to teach you how to say “I am Chinese” in Mandarin.

How do you say a person’s nationality in Chinese? – 1

Wǒ shì Zhōngguó rén。
我   是    中国 人。
I  am  Chinese.

shì是 means “to be”, which includes am, is, are etc.

Nǐ shì Yīngguó rén。
你  是    英国 人。
You are English.

Tā shì Měiguó rén。
他  是   美国 人。
He is American.

Tā shì Fǎguó rén。
她  是   法国 人。
She is French.

This is today’s lesson for you. Now it is time to continue cycling. Thanks for watching! See you next time.

Chinese language: How do you say Countries in Mandarin Chinese?

Written by fenghua. Posted in Beginners Chinese, Countries in Chinese, Videos

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. What I am going to teach you today is about counties. I will teach you to say some countries in Chinese.

How do you say Countries in Mandarin Chinese?

The first one is China, How to say China in Chinese?
Zhōngguó (中国) = China
guó (国) = country

Next one is the UK.
Yīngguó (英国) = the UK

Next one is America.
Měiguó (美国) = America

Next one is Germany.
Déguó (德国) = Germany

The last one is France.
Fǎguó (法国) = France

Thanks for watching! I hope you enjoy Chinese language. If you want to learn more, please come to my website at
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Chinese Online: How to say Horse in Mandarin Chinese?

Written by fenghua. Posted in Animals in Chinese, Beginners Chinese, Videos

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. I am still at the Liskeard Show. I am so excited because I am going to teach you my favourite animal which is horse.

How to say “Horse” in Mandarin Chinese?

mǎ (马) = horse / horses

Nà shì mǎ. (那是马。) = Those are horses.

nà (那) / nà xiē (那些) = those

shì (是) = to be

mǎ (马) = horse / horses

This is the lesson for you today. Thank you for watching! See you next time.

Chinese Online: How to say some animals in Mandarin Chinese? – Sheep

Written by fenghua. Posted in Animals in Chinese, Beginners Chinese, Videos

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. I am at the Liskeard Show. See, a lot of animal are around me:-) I am going to teach you how to say some animals in Mandarin Chinese today?

How to say “Sheep” in Mandarin Chinese?

Zhè shì yáng. (这是羊。) = These are sheep.

zhè (这) / zhè xiē (这些) = these

shì (是) = to be

yáng (羊) = sheep
This is the lesson for you today. Thank you for watching! See you next time.

Chinese Online: How to say the time “midnight / midday” in Mandarin Chinese?

Written by fenghua. Posted in Beginners Chinese, Time in Chinese, Videos

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Hi, Sammi. 你好,我叫Sammi. Today we will continue with the time. I am going to teach you how to say the time “midnight / midday” in Mandarin Chinese?

How to say  the time “midnight /  midday” in Mandarin Chinese?

wǔyè (午夜)= midnight
zhōngwǔ (中午)= midday
This is the lesson for you today. Thank you for watching! See you next time.