Let's continue with the different occupations.
It's time to learn about different occupations.
If you look at the characters related to plants, you will notice that most of them contain the "tree" or "grass" radicals.
This video talks about the Chinese words for plants.
This video continues with terms for clothing.
Now let's learn about some of the things that you will wear in the winter.
Coins are traditionally incorporated into the Chinese New Year dumplings with a symbolic meaning.
There are different ways to ask someone his or her name. For people who are older than us, "nin" should be used, while "ni" should be used for younger people.
In the Chinese language, you can combine characters together to form a different word.
If you look at the character for elephant, one might see a representation of the elephant with a long trunk, four legs and a tail. This is why Chinese is known as a "pictographic" language.
This video teaches you how to say the names of some sports and hobbies.
This video teaches you how to say the names of some musical instruments.
Let's learn some more home appliance terms.
It's great to take a nap in the summer breeze. So now, what's in your sweet dream?
Let's learn the names of home appliances.
This video continues with transportation terminology.
When you combine different Chinese characters, you can make different words. Let's now learn some terms for modes of transportation.
As a pictographic language, Chinese characters often look like the objects they represent.
The Chinese characters for animals oftentimes look like the animals themselves.
This video continues with the different shapes.
Learn the Chinese terms for shapes in this video.
Made by CCTV, this effective commercial employs seven simple lines to communicate a clear message: Today, this is how we love our country.
This cute introductory video helps Chinese learners learn the characters for "fu," (father) "mu," (mother) "ma," (mommy) and "ba" (daddy).