Toll Free - U.S.& Canada:  1-800-791-9386   Hong Kong:  800-930-623   Australia:  1-800-779-835
Free online Chinese learning support
  • Follow us on Facebook!
  • Watch Our YouTube Videos!
  • Follow us on Twitter!
  • Follow us on WeChat!
    Follow Us in WeChat by Scanning!
    Follow Us in "WeChat"
    by Scanning
  • Follow us on LinkedIn
  • Follow us on Google+!
  • Explore Our Instagram Videos & Photos!
United Kingdom:  0-800-086-8969   Germany:  0-800-180-0341   Singapore:  800-130-1652
France:  0-805-080-689   Spain:  900-838-906    

Top 7 ways for making self-introduction in Chinese

Mar. 20, 2012
Self-introduction in Chinese

This lesson will teach you the 7 most common ways for making self-introduction in Chinese. Let's look at the following examples together, shall we?

   Wǒ xìng…
1. 我  姓……
   My last name is…

Example:

Wǒ xìng Wáng.
我    姓    王。

 

My last name is Wang.

   Wǒ jiào…
2. 我  叫……
   My first name is…

Example:

Wǒ jiào Xiǎohóng.
我    叫   小红。

 

My first name is Xiaohong.

   Wǒ jīnnián… suì.
3. 我   今年……岁
   This year I'm… years old.

Example:

Wǒ jīnnián èrshí suì.
我   今年      20     岁。

 

This year I'm 20 years old.

   Wǒ lái zì…
4. 我  来自……
    I'm from…

Example:

Wǒ lái zì Zhōngguó.
我   来自 中国。

 

I'm from China.

   Wǒ jiā yǒu… ge rén: …
5. 我 家  有……个 人:……
   My family has…members: …

Example:

Wǒ jiā yǒu sì ge rén: bàba, māma, dìdi hé wǒ.
我   家  有  四 个  人:爸爸、妈妈、弟弟 和  我。

 

My family has four members: dad, mum, young brother and me.

   Wǒ shì yì míng… (zhíyè)
6. 我  是  一 名……(职业)
   I'm a… (occupation)

Example:

Wǒ shì yì míng dàxuésheng.
我   是  一 名      大学生。

 

I'm a college student.

   Wǒ de àihào shì…
7. 我  的  爱好   是……
   My hobbies are…

Example:

Wǒ de àihào shì chànggē, tiàowǔ hé lǚxíng.
我   的  爱好   是    唱歌、     跳舞  和  旅行。

 

My hobbies are: singing, dancing and traveling.

Vocabulary:

职业 (zhíyè): n. occupation

 

爱好 (àihào): n. hobby

 

旅行 (lǚxíng): n. travel

 

Take a quiz now:

Introducing Yourself – My name is Yao Ming.

Bonus:

Why are Chinese Surnames So “贵(guì)” Expensive?

Got questions? Take a free 1-to-1 lesson with one of our professional teachers by signing up below:
Name:  E-mail: 
Country:  Tel: 
By clicking Submit, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Submit

Comments

I keep getting the information that my ID is wrong

Like to learn chinese

很好

Excellent method!!!

Hello chinese

Thank you for sharing this article

Hi Prantush. Thank you for the comment. I’m glad you like this article. (*^__^*)

xie xie

I have an essay competition in Chinese characters. I hope this helps me get the award. thank you

Hen hao!

Nihao, laoshi. I am learning Zhongwen and I find this article very useful. Now I can make self introduction in Chinese. Thx! But my question is: are there any other ways to make self introduction in Chinese?

Thank you for sharing this article regarding making self introduction in Chinese! Loving it!

Write a comment

Your Name: 
Your Email:  Your email address will not be published.
Comments: 
Verification Code:  Verification Code Unclear? Try another one
By clicking Submit, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Email This Article
Recipients' email addresses:
(separate recipients with comma)
Your name:
Your e-mail address (optional):
Your message (optional):
Verification Code:
By clicking Send, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Sign up for a free trial now!
Get more information about our Chinese lessons through live chat
Get a FREE live 1-to-1 lesson and FREE e-books. Complete the form below:
Name:
E-mail:
Country:
Tel:
 

By clicking Submit, you agree to our

Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Get 11 FREE Mandarin E-books