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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…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.

How to Talk About Your Family in Chinese?

    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

 

How to Talk About Hobbies in Chinese?

旅行 (lǚxíng): n. travel

 

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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

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!

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