Important Chinese ExpressionsPresentation Transcript
By Michael Evans
About the Four Chinese Tones
How to Introduce Yourself
How to ask the Date and Time
How to ask Where Something Is
Additional and Contact Information
So Lets Begin…..
Tone 1- A flat but high pitched tone at the top of your vocal
Tone 2- A rising tone beginning at the middle of your vocal
range rising to the top
Tone 3- A falling then rising tone that starts at the middle of
your vocal range and rises at the end
Tone 4- A falling tone that begins at the top of your vocal
range and falls to the bottom
Nĭ hăo! Wŏ jiào Mike
你好！ 我叫 Mike.
Hello! My Name is Mike
Nĭ jiào shénme míngzi?
What is your name?
Wŏ jiào Caellie. •Wŏ hěn gāoxing rènshi nĭ!
我叫 Caellie 我很高兴认识你！
My name is Caellie I am pleased to meet you!
Zhè shì wŏde pényou Tyler.
This is my friend Tyler.
Zhè shì wŏde jiā.
This is my family.
Nà ge wŏ gēge.
That is my older brother.
What time is it? Shénme shì jīntiān de rìqī？
Jĭ diăn le? 什么是今天的日期？
几点了? What is today’s date?
Jīntiān shì èr líng yī líng nián
It is 10:30. liùyuè èrshísì hao.
Shì shí diăn sān shí fen. 今天是二〇一〇年六月二十
Today is June 24, 2010.
Qĭng wèn cèsuŏ zài năr?
Where is the bathroom?
Tā zài nàbian.
It is over there.
Nĭ zài năr qù xuéxiào?
Where do you go to school?
Wŏ zài Cobleskill shàngxué.
I go to school in Cobleskill.
My name is Michael Evans. I am a third year college student.
I like to listen to music, watch movies, exercise, and go
camping. My family has six people. I have a mother, a father,
an older brother, a younger sister, and a dog. My older
brother is also a college student. I like warm weather, and I
hate cold weather. I want to live in North Carolina when I
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