_THIS IS A TESTING BETA VERSION OF THE SITE_

TO LOOK
TO WATCH

kàn
TO ASK

wèn
TO MAKE
A PHONECALL
打电话
dǎdiànhuà
SEND
EMAIL
发电邮
fādiànyóu
SPEAK, SAY
(+ object)

shuō
HEAR
LISTEN

tīng
TO WRITE

xiě

Can you speak Chinese?
你 会 说 中文 吗?
Nǐ huì shuō Zhōngwén ma?
He is speaking now.
他 现在 说话。
<Tā xiànzài shuōhuà.>
What are you saying?
你 说 什么?
<Nǐ shuō shénme?>
I will call you tomorrow.
我 明天 要 给 你 打电话。
<Wǒ míngtiān yào gěi nǐ dǎ diànhuà.>
She speaks Chinese slowly.
她 说 中文 说 得 很 慢。
<Tā shuō Zhōngwén shuō de hěn màn.>

TO DRINK
(+object)

TO BREATHE
呼吸
hūxī
TO EAT
吃饭
chīfàn
TO SLEEP
睡觉
shuìjiào
to REST
休息
xiūxi
to PLAN
打算
dǎsuàn

I'm going to a restaurant to eat.
我 去 饭店 吃饭。
Wǒ qù fàndiàn chīfàn.
I will (I want to) drink tea.
我 要 喝 茶。
Wǒ yào hē chá.
Let's go outside to breathe some fresh air.
出去 呼吸 新鲜 空气 吧!
Chūqù hūxī xīnxiān kōngqì ba!
I need to go to sleep.
我 必须 去 睡觉。
Wǒ bìxū qù shuìjiào.

TO DO

zuò
TO COOK
做饭
zuòfàn
MAKE LOVE
做爱
zuòài

TO BUY

mǎi
TO LOOK
FOR

zhǎo
TO STUDY
学习
xuéxí
TO HELP
帮助
bāngzhù
TO BE ON
A LESSON
上课
shàngkè
TO BE ON
A SHIFT
上班
shàngbān
to GET READY
准备
zhǔnbèi

What is he doing at home?
他 在 家 做 什么?
<Tā zài jiā zuò shénme?>
Where do you work?
你 在 哪里 工作?
<Nǐ zài nǎli gōngzuò?>
I'm going to the school to have a class.
我 去 学校 上课。
<Wǒ qù xuéxiào shàngkè.>
Who are you looking for?
你 找 谁?
<Nǐ zhǎo shéi?>
I study Chinese.
我 学习 汉语。
<Wǒ xuéxí hànyǔ.>
I usually start working at half past eight.
我 一般 八 点 半 上班。
Wǒ yībān bā diǎn bàn shàngbān.

TO READ
a BOOK
看书
kànshū
TO WATCH
A MOVIE
看电影
kàndiànyǐng
HAVE FUN
PLAY

wán
PLAY
CHESS
下棋
xiàqí
to SING
(A SONG)
唱歌
chànggē
to DANCE
跳舞
tiàowǔ
to LISTEN
TO MUSIC
听音乐
tīngyīnyuè
to DRINK
ALCOHOL
喝酒
hējiǔ
to SPORT
做运动
zuòyùndòng
to MEDITATE
打坐
dǎzuò
to CHAT
聊天
liáotiān

Where are you going to have fun?
你们 去 哪里 玩?
Nǐmen qù nǎli wán?
We play the chess downstairs in the afternoon.
我们 下午 在 下面 下棋。
Wǒmen xiàwǔ zài xiàmiàn xià qí.
In the evening we are going to dance.
我们 晚上 要 去 跳舞。
Wǒmen wǎnshàng yào qù tiàowǔ.
What (kind of) films do you like to watch?
你 喜欢 看 什么 电影?
<Nǐ xǐhuan kàn shénme diànyǐng?>
What songs do you like to sing?
你 喜欢 唱 什么 歌?
Nǐ xǐhuan chàng shénme gē?
What music do you like the most (to listen to)?
你 最 喜欢 听 什么 音乐?
<Nǐ zuì xǐhuan tīng shénme yīnyuè?>