When you want to say that something is EVEN better, that you like something EVEN more etc., use 更 /gèng/

EXAMPLES

That is good, but this is even better!
那个 很 好吃,但是 这个 更 好吃!
<Nàge hěn hào chī, dànshì zhège gèng hǎo chī!>
America is big, but China is even bigger.
美国 很 大,可是 中国 更 大。
<Měiguó hěn dà, kěshì Zhōngguó gèng dà.>
I prefer hard seat because (it is) cheaper.
我 更 喜欢 硬座 因为 便宜。
Wǒ gèng xǐhuan yìngzuò yīnwèi piányí.

 

最 / THE MOST

 /zuì/ creates a superlative

It comes in front of a verb

EXAMPLES

This thing is the best.
这个 东西 最好。
Zhège dōngxi zuì hǎo.
Prague is one of the most beautiful cities.
布拉格 是 最 美丽 的 城市 之一。
<Bùlāgé shì zuì měilì de chéngshì zhī yī.>
I “most like” to wear old clothes.
我 最 喜欢 穿 旧 衣服。
Wǒ zuì xǐhuan chuān jiù yīfú.
“your dishes are many". Which one is the best?
你们 的 菜 很 多。哪一个 最 好吃?
<Nǐmen de cài hěnduō, nǎ yīge zuì hǎo chī?>
This is the best.
这个 最好!
<Zhège zuìhǎo!>
I want to buy a cell phone. Where is it cheapest to buy?
我 想 买 手机。在 哪里 买 最 便宜?
<Wǒ xiǎng mǎi shǒujī, zài nǎli mǎi zuì piányi?>
What is the most cenvenient way to get to Ximen?
到 西门 怎么 去 最 方便?
To get to Ximen the most convenient (way) is to go by subway.
到 西门 坐 地铁 最 方便。

 

To LIKE SOMETHING BEST is 最喜欢 /zuì xǐhuān/

 

EXAMPLES

This is my most favorite Chinese tea.
这 是 我 最 喜欢 的 中国茶。
<Zhè shì wǒ zuì xǐhuan de Zhōngguó chá.>
This is one of my most favorite Chinese teas.
这 是 我 最 喜欢 的 中国茶 之一。
<Zhè shì wǒ zuì xǐhuan de Zhōngguó chá zhī yī.>
My the most favorite movie is alien.
我 最 喜欢 的 电影 是《外星人》。
<Wǒ zuì xǐhuan de diànyǐng shì “Wàixīngrén”.>
This is one of my most favorite Chinese dishes.
这 是 我 最 喜欢 的 中国菜 之一。
<Zhè shì wǒ zuì xǐhuan de Zhōngguó cài zhī yī.>
This is my most favorite song.
这 是 我 最 喜欢 的 一首 歌。
<Zhè shì wǒ zuì xǐhuan de yī shǒu gē.>
This is my most favorite film.
这 是 我 最 喜欢 的 电影。
<Zhè shì wǒ zuì xǐhuan de diànyǐng.>

 

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