Common Phrases and Classroom Expressions in Chinese

By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih
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Chinese Common Phrases and Classroom Expression

(in Simplified Chinese, Pinyin, and English)

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上课了。
shàngkè le.

Class begins;Let’s begin our class!

下课
xiàkè

Class is over.

你好
nǐ hǎo

Hello

老师早
lǎoshī zǎo

Good morning, teacher

 老师好
lǎoshī hǎo

Hello, Teacher!; [A Greeting to teacher]

同学们好
tóngxué mén hǎo

Hello, Classmates!

[Teacher often uses this

phrase to greet students.]

上午好
shàngwǔ hǎo

Good morning

下午好
xiàwǔ hǎo

Good Afternoon

晚安
wǎn ān

Good Night

请跟着说。
qǐng gēn zhe shuō.

Please repeat after me

请再说一遍。
qǐng zài shuō yī biàn.

Please say it one more time

对不对?
duì bù duì?

Is it correct?


duì

Correct; yes

不对
bù duì

Incorrect.

再见
zàijiàn

Good-bye

请打开书。
qǐng dǎkāi shū.

Please open your book.

请打开第三课。
qǐng dǎkāi dì sān kè.

Please turn to Lesson 3

请翻到第_____页。
qǐng fān dào dì _____ yè

Please turn to p._______

今天我们学习…
jīntiān wǒmén xuéxí . . .

Today we will learn…

这一课的生词/语法/课文。
zhè yī kè dí shēngcí / yǔfǎ / kèwén

The vocabulary/ grammar/ text of this lesson

请跟我读。
qǐng gēn wǒ dú.

Read after me, please

举个例子
jǔ gè lìzi

For example

对不起,我打断一下。
duìbùqǐ , wǒ dǎduàn yīxià

Excuse me for interrupting you.

懂不懂?
dǒng bù dǒng?

Do you understand

我懂了。
wǒ dǒng le.

Now I understand; I see; got it!

我不懂。
wǒ bù dǒng.

I don’t get it; I don’t understand

明白吗?
míngbái ma?

Do you understand?

明白了。
míngbái le.

I understand now; Got it; I see.

请问“uncle” 中文怎么说?
qǐngwèn “ uncle ”   zhōngwén zěnme

shuō?

How to say “uncle” in Chinese?

请问“ 首都 ”(英文) 是什么意思?
qǐngwèn “   shǒu dū   ” (yīngwén)shì shénme yìsī?

What does “首都” mean (in English)?

这是什么意思?
zhè shì shénme yìsī?

What does this mean?

有问题吗?
yǒu wèntí ma?

Any questions?

没有问题。
méiyǒu wèntí.

I don’t have questions; No problem

我有一个问题。
wǒ yǒu yī gè wèntí.

I have a question.

安静!
ānjìng!

Be Quiet!

请把功课给我。
qǐng bǎ gōngkè gěi wǒ.

Please give me your homework.

请给我。。。
qǐng gěi wǒ 。 。 。

Please give me…

请你告诉我。。。

qǐng nǐ gàosù wǒ 。 。。

Please tell me…

请说慢一点。
qǐng shuō màn yīdiǎn.

Please speak a little slower.

这是什么意思?
zhè shì shénme yì sī?

What does this mean?

对不起,我迟到了。
duìbùqǐ , wǒ chídào le.

 Sorry, I am late.

我可以上洗手间吗
wǒ kěyǐ shàng xǐshǒujiān ma.

May I go to the restroom?

明天我们考生词。
míngtiān wǒmén kǎo shēngcí.

We will have a vocabulary quiz tomorrow.

星期三我们考第五课。
xīngqīsān wǒmén kǎo dì wǔ kè.

We will have a test on Lesson 5 Wednesday.

请好好准备。
qǐng hǎohǎo zhǔnbèi.

Be well-prepared; get ready for it.

今天的功课是。。。
jīntiān de gōngkè shì 。 。 。

Today’s homework is…

这个功课明天给我。
zhè gè gōngkè míngtiān gěi wǒ.

Give me this homework tomorrow.

这个作业星期一给我。
zhè gè zuòyè xīngqīyī gěi wǒ.

Give me this assignment to me on Monday.

谢谢
xièxiè

Thanks!

对不起
duìbùqǐ

Sorry

不客气
bù kèqì

You are welcome

没关系
méi guānxì

It doesn’t matter; it’s okay.

请问。。。
qǐngwèn 。 。 。

(Literally, May I ask…); please

这是什么?
zhè shì shénme?

What is this?

Chinese Common Phrases or Classroom Expressions:

(In Chinese only):

上课

下课

你好

老师早

老师好

同学们好

上午好

下午好

晚安

请跟着说

请再说一遍

对不对

不对

再见

请打开书

请打开第三课

请翻到第_____页

今天我们学习…

这一课的生词/语法/课文

请跟我读

我举个例子

对不起,我打断一下

懂不懂

我懂了

我不懂

明白吗  明白了

请问“uncle” 中文怎么说

请问“ 首都 ” 是什么意思

这是什么意思

有问题吗

没有问题

我有一个问题。

安静!

请把功课给我

请给我。。。

请你告诉我。。

请说慢一点

这是什么意思

对不起,我迟到了

我可以上洗手间吗

明天我们考生词

星期三我们考第五课

请好好准备

今天的功课是。。。

这个功课明天给我

这个作业星期一给我。

谢谢

对不起

不客气

没关系

请问。。。

这是什么

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Chinese Common Phrases or Classroom Expressions (in Chinese only) (downloadable in Word)

Vocabulary for Chinese Common Phrases and Classroom Expressions

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ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 上课  上課 shàng Class starts now; to go to class; to attend class; to go to teach a class
2 下课  下課 xià  Class is over; Class is dismissed; to finish class; to get out of class
3 你好   hǎo Hello!; Hi!; How are you?
4 老师  老師 lǎo shī teacher; Classifiers: 
5   zǎo early; morning; Good morning!; long ago; prematurely
6   hǎo good; well
7 同学们  同學們 tóng xuémen classmates; fellow students
8 上午  shàng morning; Classifiers: 
9 下午  xià  afternoon; Classifiers:  ; p.m.
10 晚安  wǎn ān Good night!; Good evening!
11   qǐng to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal etc); to request
12 跟着  跟著 gēn zhe to follow after; immediately afterwards
13   shuō to speak; to say
14 再说  再說 zài shuō to say again
15 一遍   biàn one time (all the way through)
16 对不对  對不對 duì duì right or wrong?; Is it right?
17   duì right; correct
18 不对  不對  duì incorrect; wrong
19 再见  再見 zài jiàn goodbye; see you again later
20 打开  打開  kāi to open; to turn on; to switch on
21   shū book; Classifiers:  ; to write
22 第三   sān third; number three
23   subject; course; lesson; Classifiers: 
24   fān to turn over; to flip over
25   dào to
26   (prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc)
27   page
28 今天  jīn tiān today
29 我们  我們  men we; us; ourselves; our
30 学习  學習 xué  to learn; to study
31   zhè this;
32   one; 1
33   de of; ~’s (possessive particle)
34 生词  生詞 shēng  new word (in textbook)Classifiers: 
35 语法  語法   grammar
36 课文  課文  wén text; Classifiers: 
37   gēn heel; to follow closely; to go with
38   I; me; my
39   to read
40   to cite; to enumerate; to act; to raise; to choose
41   classifier for people or objects in general
42 例子   zi case; (for) instance; example; Classifiers: 
43 对不起  對不起 duì bu I’m sorry; excuse me; pardon me
44 打断  打斷  duàn to interrupt; to break off; to break (a bone)
45 一下   xià to do (sth for a bit to give it a try); one time
46   dǒng to understand
47   (negative prefix); not; no
48   le (modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)
49 明白  míng bai clear;  to understand
50   ma (question particle for “yes-no” questions)
51 请问  請問 qǐngwèn Excuse me, may I ask…?
52 中文  zhōngwén Chinese language
53 怎么  怎麼 zěn me how?
54 首都  shǒu  capital (city); Classifiers: 
55   shì is; are; am; yes; to be
56 什么  什麼 shén me what
57 意思   si meaning
58 这是  這是 zhè shì  this is
59   yǒu to have
60 问题  問題 wèn  question; problem; issue; topic; Classifiers: 
61 没有  沒有 méi yǒu haven’t; hasn’t
62 一个  一個   a; an
63 安静  安靜 ān jìng quiet; peaceful; calm
64   to hold; to contain; to grasp; to take hold of; handle; particle marking the following noun as a direct object; classifier for objects with handle; classifier for small objects: handful
65 功课  功課 gōng  homework; assignment
66   gěi to; for; to give
67   you (informal, as opposed to courteous  )
68 告诉  告訴 gào su to tell
69   màn slow
70 一点  一點  diǎn a bit; a little
71 迟到  遲到 chí dào to arrive late
72 可以    can; may
73   shàng on top; upon; above; go to; to attend (class or university)
74 洗手间  洗手間  shǒujiān toilet; lavatory; washroom
75 明天  míngtiān tomorrow
76   kǎo  to test; to take an exam
77 星期三  xīng sān Wednesday
78 第五    fifth
79 好好  hǎo hǎo well; carefully; nicely; properly
80 准备  準備 zhǔn bèi preparation; to prepare
81 这个  這個 zhè ge this; this one
82 作业  作業 zuò  school assignment; homework; Classifiers:  ; to operate
83 星期一  xīng  Monday
84 谢谢  謝謝 xiè xie to thank; thanks; thank you
85 不客气  不客氣   qi you’re welcome; don’t mention it
86 没关系  沒關係 méiguān xi it doesn’t matter

 

 

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