大家好 (Hello everyone)
- 大 dà = big
- 家 jiā = family
- 好 hǎo = hello
When addressing a group of people, Chinese speakers often start with
“dà jiā hǎo”, which means “Hello everyone”
What did we learn in lesson 4?
- Counting: yī èr sān sì wǔ liù qī bā jiǔ shí
- classifiers (also called measure words) specifically gè
- méi, the negation of yǒu
- liǎng which is only used for quantifying nouns
- family members: bàba, māma, gēge, dìdi, jiějie, hé mèimei
So here are some videos to help you review the lesson:
Here are some videos that will help you with pronouncing numbers in Mandarin. These recordings have been carefully selected to provide a variety voices. I am hoping that a variety of voices will help you improve your pronunciation.