Lesson 3: What is your name?

English Text

Xiao Ming: Hello.
Mei Li: Hello.
Xiao Ming: What is your name?
Mei Li: My name is Mei Li. How about you?
Xiao Ming: My name is Xiao Ming.
Mei Li: Goodbye.
Xiao Ming: Goodbye.

Chinese Text with PinYin

小明: 你好。 Xiǎo míng: nǐ hǎo
美丽: 你好。 Měi lì: nǐ hǎo
小明: 你叫什么名字? Xiǎo míng: nǐ jiào shén me míng zi
美丽: 我叫美丽。你呢? Měi lì: wǒ jiào měi lì nǐ ne
小明: 我叫小明。 Xiǎo míng: wǒ jiào Xiǎo míng
美丽: 再见。 Měi lì: zài jiàn
小明: 再见。 Xiǎo míng: zài jiàn

生词 shēng cí New words

1.         叫                    jiào call

他的名字叫小明。 Tā de míng  zi  jiào  xiǎo míng

His name is Xiao Ming.

2.         什么                shén me what

这是什么? zhè shì shén me

What is this?

3.         名                    míng name

她的名字很特别。 tā de míng zi  hěn tè bié

Her name is very special.

4.         字                    zi word

这个字很难念。 zhè gè zì hěn nán niàn

This word is very difficult to pronounce.

5.         美                    měi beautiful; pretty

玛丽很美。 mǎ lì hěn měi

Mary is very beautiful.

6.         小                    Xiǎo small; tiny

这个小狗很可爱。 zhè gè xiǎo gǒu hěn kě ài

This puppy is very cute.

7.         明                    míng bright; clear; understand

你明白我的问题吗? nǐ míng bai wǒ de wèn tí mǎ

Do you understand my question?

8.         再                    zài again

请你再说一遍。 qǐng nǐ zài shuō yī biàn

Could you say it once again?

9.         见                    jian meet; see

我很高兴见到你。 wǒ  hěn gāo xìng jiàn dào nǐ

I am very happy to see you.

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