This table provides a comparison of key introductory phrases and expressions in both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, along with their corresponding Pinyin (the romanization of Chinese characters) and English meanings. The phrases are extracted from two different language textbooks, “Integrated Chinese” and “Modern Chinese,” to offer learners a comprehensive resource for familiarizing themselves with these common expressions.
The table covers essential communication phrases, such as “Open the book,” “I speak, you listen,” “Please look at me,” “Is it right?” and more. These phrases are commonly used in Chinese language classrooms to facilitate effective communication and interaction between teachers and students.
Additionally, the table introduces phrases related to understanding and readiness, such as “Do you understand?” and “Are you ready?” which are crucial for assessing comprehension and preparing for learning activities.
By presenting both Traditional and Simplified Chinese characters, learners from different backgrounds or preferences can benefit from the table. The inclusion of Pinyin alongside the characters allows learners to practice pronunciation accurately.
Overall, this table serves as a valuable reference tool for language learners to grasp foundational expressions and improve their communication skills in Chinese. Whether one is using the “Integrated Chinese” or “Modern Chinese” textbook, this compilation offers a convenient side-by-side comparison, making it easier for learners to navigate and comprehend the introductory phrases in both written forms of Chinese and their English translations.
|Traditional Chinese||Simplified Chinese||Pinyin||Meaning in English|
|打開書||打开书||Dǎkāi shū||Open the book|
|第__頁||第__页||Dì __ yè||Page __|
|我說，你們聽||我说，你们听||Wǒ shuō, nǐmen tīng||I speak, you listen|
|聽我說||听我说||Tīng wǒ shuō||Listen to me|
|請看我||请看我||Qǐng kàn wǒ||Please look at me|
|看白板||看白板||Kàn báibǎn||Look at the whiteboard|
|對不對？||对不对？||Duì bù duì?||Is it right?|
|很棒||很棒||hěn bàng||Great, Awesome|
|跟我說||跟我说||Gēn wǒ shuō||Repeat after me|
|請跟我說||请跟我说||Qǐng gēn wǒ shuō||Please repeat after me|
|請你說||请你说||Qǐng nǐ shuō||Please speak|
|請再說一次||请再说一次||Qǐng zài shuō yīcì||Please say it again|
|再說一遍||再说一遍||Zài shuō yībiàn||Say it again|
|懂了嗎？||懂了吗？||Dǒng le ma?||Do you understand?|
|懂不懂？||懂不懂？||Dǒng bù dǒng?||Do you understand or not?|
|懂了||懂了||Dǒng le||I understand|
|不懂||不懂||Bù dǒng||I don't understand|
|好了嗎？||好了吗？||Hǎo le ma?||Are you ready?|
|好了||好了||Hǎo le||I am ready.|
|還沒好||还没好||Hái méi hǎo||Not ready yet|
|好不好？||好不好？||Hǎo bù hǎo?||Is it good?|
|很好||很好||Hěn hǎo||Very good|
|還好||还好||Hái hǎo||Just okay|
|不好||不好||Bù hǎo||Not good|