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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:

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Bonus:

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Comments

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Like to learn chinese

很好

Excellent method!!!

Hello chinese

Thank you for sharing this article

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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!

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