Beginner Chinese Lesson One

In Lesson One we begin building our vocabulary with a focus on ao words. The ‘ao’ words have an ‘ow’ sound, a sound we are very familiar with.


Nǐ hǎo (you good) 你好 māo (cat) 猫
Nǐ (you) dāo (knife) 刀
hǎo (good) 好 shén me (what) 什么
bǎo bao (baby) 宝宝 hái shì (or)
hěn hǎo (very good) xiān sheng (Mr.)