After you have introduced your name, the next step is your occupation. I am + the name of occupation,  eg: I am a teacher. wǒ shì +lǎo shī (teacher) 我是+ 老师 Or if you are a manager, wǒ shì +jīng lǐ (manager) 我是+ 经理 Or if you are an engineer , wǒ […]

To order Chinese food

😎How To order Chinese food in mandarin in Singapore ? Very simple , just use this sentence pattern : i want + food wǒ yào +food 我要+food For example , you want to order a “Chicken rice ”, chicken rice in Chinese is “jī fàn ” ,“jī ” meaning Chicken and “fàn” meaning rice here. […]

Days of the week

If you want to organize a meeting in Mandarin , Chinese days of the week is the useful thing for you to know. In Chinese we use “week” + number 1-6 to express Monday to Saturday .“week” in Mandarin is “xīng qī (星期)” , “xīng(星)”meaning star ,“qī(期)”meaning time period here, then we have , xīng […]

Go shopping!

Are you going to Jewel Changi for shopping this weekend ? Do you know how to say “shopping” in mandarin ? Before i introduce in more detail to you , let’s try to say this verb “guàng (逛)”which means “to shop”. The pronunciation sounds like when you knock a steel board , “guàng guàng guàng”! 😂 […]

I like sports !

🏃‍♂️🏃🏻‍♀️🕺🏻🏊‍♀️😃 Most of us do sports when we have time , Do you know how to say“ i like to do sports ”in mandarin ? It’s very easy because the sentence pattern almost the same as it’s in english . wǒ +xǐ huan + yùn dòng I + like + sports 我 + 喜欢 +运动 🎵 Did […]

I am busy !

Do you have Monday blues ? in China , people call “Monday”“máng (忙)”day . “máng(忙)” is an adjective which means busy in mandarin. So if you are busy you can always tell others wǒ hěn máng 😥 我很忙 I very busy (literally) i am busy . 🎈Adjective words are considered as non-finite in Chinese. So that […]


Most of people in Singapore take MRT or public bus to work. How do we say “i take MRT/bus to work”in mandarin ? ☘️The verb “take” in mandarin is “zuò(坐)” means to sit. When you take transportation and you are not the driver you should use “zuò(坐)”as the verb. 🌲MRT 🚇 in mandarin is “dì tiě(地铁)” means […]

OMG, too hot !

😥 People around me recently always say “ tiān na, tài rè le !” 🤪“tiān na (天呐),tài rè le(太热了)!” ☀️“tiān na (天呐)!” is an interjection. The meaning same as “oh my god!” 💦“tài (太) + adj+ le (了)” is a sentence pattern to express the degree of something is on a very high level. For example […]

Have a rest

Tomorrow is a public holiday so we don’t go to work . “Míng tiān wǒ xiū xi(明天我休息)。” ☘️ “Míng tiān wǒ xiū xi” Tomorrow i rest (literally ) 明天我休息。 I am resting tomorrow . ☘️“míng tiān (明天)”means tomorrow . literally means “ bright day ” ☘️ “xiū xi (休息)”means to rest /off (work) ☘️The sentence pattern is […]

I sweated

In Chinese we have several idioms to describe “somebody perspired ”. I bring you a common one today . ☀️☀️💦😥 “ hàn rú yǔ xià ”汗如雨下 sweat like rain drop(literally ) ✍🏻“hàn (汗)”means to perspire ✍🏻“yǔ (雨🌧️)”means rain ✍🏻 “rú(如)” means like ✍🏻“xià (下)” means to drop The meaning of this idiom is somebody has perspired so […]

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