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Learn Chinese with Chinese Tennis Player, Li Na

Dec. 3, 2014

Are you familiar with Li Na, a world famous tennis player? She was not only the world tennis champion, but was also glad to teach other foreign athletes how to speak Chinese. Please watch the video below to check out what Li Na has to say.

Learning Points


Zhè shì wǎngqiú.

1. 这    是   网球。

This is tennis.

Wǒ xiǎng chī Běijīng kǎoyā.

2. 我   想      吃  北京     烤鸭。

I want to have Beijing Roast Duck.

Gěi wǒ jiāyóu ba!

3. 给   我   加油  吧!

Please cheer for me!


4. 好球!

Good shot!

Zhù nǐ hǎoyùn!

5. 祝   你 好运!

Good luck!

Wǒ xiǎng qù Xiùshuǐ.

6. 我   想      去  秀水。

I want to go to the Silk Street.

Tài guì le!

7. 太  贵  了!

It’s too expensive!

Piányi  diǎnr.

8. 便宜    点儿。

Please make it a little cheaper!

Wǒ ài nǐ!

9. 我  爱 你!

I love you!


1. 太(tài) + adj + 了(le)

Nǐ tài piàoliang le!

你 太 漂亮        了!

You are so beautiful!

2. Express wishes:祝你(zhù nǐ)…

Zhù nǐ shēngrì kuàilè!

祝   你 生日     快乐!

Happy birthday to you!


1. If your favorite soccer player scores a goal in a game, then you will say___.

A. 给我加油吧!(Gěi wǒ jiāyóu ba!)

B. 祝你好运!(Zhù nǐ hǎoyùn!)

C. 好球!(Hǎoqiú!)

2. Which of the following phrases will you use when you try to bargain for a lower price in China?

A. 太贵了!(Tài guì le!)

B. 便宜点儿!(Piányi diǎnr!)

C. 我爱你!(Wǒ ài nǐ!)

3. Your friend is going to take the HSK Chinese language test tomorrow. What should you say to him?

A.  祝你好运!(Zhù nǐ hǎoyùn!)

B.  给我加油吧!(Gěi wǒ jiāyóu ba!)

C.  祝你胜利!(Zhù nǐ shènglì!)

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