Welcome to the first lesson at ilovelearningchinese.com!  Chinese can become very overwhelming at first, but very rewarding language to learn.  We want to help you take steps into learning Chinese Mandarin.  So if you love learning Chinese then you have come to right place.  In this lesson we begin by learning the basics.

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Key Vocabulary for Level 1 Lesson 1

you
hǎo good; well
你好 nǐhǎo  hello, hi
谢谢 xièxiè  thanks, thank you
再见 zàijiàn  see you, good bye

Supplementary Vocabulary for Level 1 Lesson 1

zài again
jiàn to see
chī to eat
kàn to look
纽约 nǐuyuē New York
北京 běijīng Beijing

Flashcards for your review

北京běijīng

Beijing

纽约 nǐuyuē

New York

再 zài

again

见 jiàn

to see

吃chī

to eat

看kàn

to look

In the comments bellow practice making a sentence or two in Chinese using any of the following:

1. Try using any of the verbs or nouns we learned to make a sentence.

2. Use any grammar points in this lesson to make sentences.

Animated Stroke Order Just highlight and copy the character, paste in the small box bellow and press enter to see the stroke order. Use the whiteboard to better familiarize with Chinese characters.

  • Mary Chen

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    • Thanks! I hope your students will find them useful =)

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      Hello,I am a student in China. And I want to learn English,if you also want to learn Chinese,please contact me. 邮箱(email) ysh1026@126.com

  • Maddie

    This is actually super helpful, thank you so much for making these!

    • You’re welcome! Glad to hear it!