21 August 2018
🏃♂️🏃🏻♀️🕺🏻🏊♀️😃 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 you notice there are two third tone in this sentence ? In mandarin when two third tone appears together , the first one pronounces as second tone.
🎵 🎵 In “xǐ huan”this word , “huan”has no tone , neutral tone in mandarin pronounce as low pitch ,light and short first tone .
🎵🎵🎵 How to pronounce “xǐ”？
“x” ~~~ say “cheese” , take the “chee”sound and wider your mouth from round to flat .
wǒ xǐhuan yùndòng 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
i like sports (literally)
How about if you want to say i like jogging ? You can simply use “jogging ”to replace “sports ”. Below are the common sports we usually do in mandarin .
jogging — pǎo bù — 跑步🏃🏻♀️
swimming — yóu yǒng —游泳🏊♀️
play basketball — dǎ lán qiú —打篮球⛹️♀️
play football — tī zú qiú — 踢足球⚽️
do GYM — jiàn shēn — 健身💪🏻
Enjoy your sports and have a wonderful Sunday ! 🎉🎈