Top 7 ways for making self-introduction in Chinese

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…


Wǒ xìng Wáng.
My last name is Wang.


Wǒ jiào…
2. 我叫…
My first name is…


Wǒ jiào Xiǎohóng.
My first name is Xiaohong.


Wǒ jīnnián… suì.
3. 我今年…岁
This year I’m… years old.


Wǒ jīnnián èrshí suì.
This year I’m 20 years old.

    Wǒ lái zì…
4. 我来自…
I’m from…


Wǒ lái zì Zhōngguó.
I’m from China.

    Wǒ jiā yǒu… ge rén: …
5. 我家有…个 人:…
My family has…members: …


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.

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    Wǒ shì yì míng… (zhíyè)
6. 我是一名…(职业)
I’m a… (occupation)


Wǒ shì yì míng dàxuésheng.
I’m a college student.

    Wǒ de àihào shì…
7. 我的爱好是…
My hobbies are…


Wǒ de àihào shì chànggē, tiàowǔ hé lǚxíng.
My hobbies are: singing, dancing and traveling.


职业 (zhíyè): n. occupation

爱好 (àihào): n. hobby

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旅行 (lǚxíng): n. travel

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12 thoughts on “Top 7 ways for making self-introduction in Chinese”

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

  2. 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?

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

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