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Chinese Phrases

 

100 Chinese characters (flash)

in 40 most commonly used phrases

 

The table below contains the total of 100 Chinese characters flash in 40 most commonly used Chinese phrases. Each character flash teaches the standard pronunciation (including multi-tones), strokes, stroke order, indexing component, and phrases, etc. e.g. the sample picture below with English footnotes for Chinese character flash of the word ‘you’. You can click each phrase in the table below to learn standard pronunciation and writting of every single word, meaning that by learning merely 100 Chinese characters you can literately speak and communicate with 40 most commonly used Chinese phrases in daily life.

 

Chinese character flash

 

 EnglishChinese PinyinChinese Phrases
1Hellonǐ-hǎo你好
How are you?nǐ-hǎo-ma?你好吗?
I am very wellwǒ-hěn-hǎo我很好
Thank youxiè-xiè谢谢
You are welcomebù-kè-qì不客气
Goodbyezài-jiàn再见
Sorryduì-bù-qǐ对不起
Never mindméi-guān-xi没关系
9Excuse meqǐng-wèn请问
10 Please sit downqǐng-zuò请坐
11 Yesshì-de是的
12 Nobù-shì不是
13 What is your name?nǐ-jiào-shén-me-míng-zì?你叫什么名字?
14 My name is …wǒ-de-míng-zì-jiào …我的名字叫…
15 I’m Englishwǒ-shì-yīng-guó-rén我是英国人
16 Nice to meet youhěn-gāo-xīng-rèn-shí-nǐ很高兴认识你
17 How much is it?duō-shǎo-qián?多少钱?
18 That’s too expensivetài-guì-le太贵了
19 I don’t want itwǒ-bù-yào我不要
20 I want to rent a carwǒ-yào-zū-chē我要租车
21 Please call Taxiqǐng- jiào-chū-zū-chē请叫出租车
22 Good morningzǎo-shàng-hǎo早上好
23 Good eveningwǎn-shàng-hǎo晚上好
24 Good nightwǎn-ān晚安
25 I’m lostwǒ-mí-lù-le我迷路了
26 Where is the toilet?cè-suǒ-zài-nǎ?厕所在哪?
27 Do you speak English?nǐ-huì-shuō-yīng-yǔ-ma?你会说英语吗?
28 I don’t speak Chinesewǒ-bù-huì-shuō-hàn-yǔ我不会说汉语
29 I don´t understandwǒ-tīng-bù-dǒng我听不懂
30 What does it mean?shén-me-yì-si?什么意思?
31 I like Chinese foodwǒ-xǐ-huān-chī-zhōng-cān我喜欢吃中餐
32 It is delicioushǎo-chī-jí-le好吃极了
33 Wish you good healthzhù-nǐ-jiàn-kāng祝你健康
34One, two, three, four, fiveyī-èr-sān-sì-wǔ一二三四五
35 Six, seven, eight, nine, tenliù-qī-bā-jiǔ-shí六七八九十
36 100, 1000, 10000bǎi, qiān, wàn百,千,万
37 Year, month, day, weeknián, yuè, rì, xīng-qī年月日,星期
38 Hour, minute, secondsxiǎo-shí, fēn-zhōng, miǎo小时,分钟,秒
39 East, west, south, northdōng-xī-nán-bĕi东西南北
40 Up, down, left, rightshàng-xia-zuǒ-yòu上下左右

 

For  other self-directed learning, you can learn about Chinese character traditional classification, character structure, and writing strokes and stroke orders. You can also download 2500 Chinese Characters Flash and study at your own convenience at home. Another great way for self-directed learning is that learning through interactive Chinese movies, with active participation in watching, listening, speaking, reading, and even writing simultaneously.