Welcome to the third Chinese lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Chinese to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.
土豆 [tǔ dòu]
蕃茄 [fān qié]
洋葱 [yáng cōng]
胡萝卜 [hú luó bo]
水果 [shuǐ guǒ]
苹果 [píng guǒ]
香蕉 [xiāng jiāo]
桔子 [jú zi]
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Chinese + Pronunciation|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] 你有牛奶吗？ [nǐ yǒu niú nǎi ma?]
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] 我有牛奶和咖啡 [wǒ yǒu niú nǎi hé kā fēi]
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] 他有三个苹果 [tā yǒu sān gè píng guǒ]
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] 她只有一个苹果 [tā zhǐ yǒu yī gè píng guǒ]
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] 我们住在一间小房子里 [wǒ men zhù zài yī jiān xiǎo fáng zi lǐ]
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] 我喜欢我们的早餐 [wǒ xǐ huān wǒ men de zǎo cān]
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
面包 [miàn bāo]
牛奶 [niú nǎi]
黄油 [huáng yóu]
奶酪 [nǎi lào]
咖啡 [kā fēi]
三明治 [sān míng zhì]
鸡肉 [jī ròu]
鱼肉 [yú ròu]
早餐 [zǎo cān]
午餐 [wǔ cān]
晚餐 [wǎn cān]
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Chinese - Pronunciation|
|Do you speak (English/ Chinese)? 你会讲英语/中文吗？ [nǐ huì jiǎng yīng yǔ/ zhōng wén ma?]|
|Just a little 一点点 [yī diǎn diǎn]|
|I like Chinese 我喜欢中文 [wǒ xǐ huān zhōng wén]|
|Can I practice with you? 我可以和你练习吗？ [wǒ kě yǐ hé nǐ liàn xí ma?]|
|How old are you? 你多大了？ [nǐ duō dà liào?]|
|I'm thirty three years old 我三十三岁 [wǒ sān shí sān suì]|
|It was nice talking to you 真的很高兴和你说话 [zhēn de hěn gāo xìng hé nǐ shuō huà]|
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