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Chinese sentences

PeggyTeachesChinese - Basic chinese 1-10 http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL688B13824DC61470&feature=plcp
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最近好吗
zuìjìn hǎo ma • Recently well? = How are you lately?
不错
bù cuò • correct / right / not bad / pretty good
还好
hái hǎo • not bad, okay
不好
bù hǎo • not good
不太好
bù tài hǎo • not too good
大家好
dàjiā • everybody,
dà jiā hǎo • hello everyone
早安
zǎo ān • Good morning!
午安
wǔ ān • Good afternoon!
晚安
wăn ān • Good night!
我是
Wŏ shì...• I am ...
你叫什么名字
Nǐ jiào shénme míngzi? • What is your name?
我叫
Wŏ jiào... • My name is ...
你是哪里人
Nǐ shì nǎlǐ rén? • Where are you from?
不要说了
bùyào shuōle • Do not say (了 emphasis on not saying )
下雨了
xià yǔ le • It is raining. (了 can also be used for actions that have happened or are continued)
不好意思
bù hǎoyìsi • to feel embarrassed; sorry
对不起
duìbuqǐ • I'm sorry
没关系
méi guānxi • never mind; it doesn't matter
我找
wǒ zhǎo • I'm looking for
你会说英文吗
nǐ huì shuō yīngwén ma • Do you speak English
我的中文不太好
wǒ de zhōngwén bù tài hǎo • My Chinese is not good
我不会讲英文
wǒ bù huì jiǎng yīngwén • I can not speak English
好吧
hǎo ba • ok, well then
请你说慢一点
qǐng nǐ shuō màn yīdiǎn • You please speak more slowly
一点
yīdiǎn • a little; some
你的租金到期了
nǐ de zūjīn dào qí le • Your rent has expired
我听不懂
wǒ tīng bù dǒng • I don't understand
什么
shén me • what
再见
zàijiàn • good-bye
你喜欢什么样的运动
nǐ xǐhuan shénme yàng de yùndòng • What kind of sports do you like
我喜欢足球
wǒ xǐhuan zúqiú • I like football/soccer
你平常喜欢做什么
nǐ píngcháng xǐhuan zuò shénme • What do you usually like to do
听音乐
tīng yīnyuè • Listening to music
游泳
yóuyǒng • swimming, to swim
阅读
yuè dú • to read / reading
睡觉
shuìjiào • to sleep
吃东西
chī dōngxi • eat something
看电视
kàn diànshì • to watch TV
做菜
zuòcài • to cook
旅行
lǚxíng • to travel