Lesson 2 of 12-Lesson Free Chinese Course for Beginners to learn Chinese online

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Techonology develops faster than we can imagine and it's time to embrace the opportunity to learn Chinese online.  From today on, we will share a 12-Lesson Free Chinese Course for beginners from Standard Chinese course by SN Mandarin Online. 

Lesson 2

How are you?

zuì jìn hǎo ma?

最 近 好 吗


Watch the video and understand the basic meaning

try to watch 3 times and make sure you understand all



Replay Video and learn to speak based on the text

play and repeat sentence by sentence, 3 or more times to the point that you can

speak the conversation aloud without watching video or text

* There is Record & Dubbing Function in Course App, scan in the end to download

li yue   dà  wèi    zuì   jìn   hǎo  ma

李月:大  卫,  最   近   好   吗? 

Li Yue: How are you, DaWei? 


wáng dà wèi:  hái   kě    yǐ     nǐ   ne 

王    大 卫 : 还   可  以,  你  呢? 

Wang Dawei: I’m okay, what about you? 


li yue:  wǒ  yě  bú   cuò 

李月:我  也  不  错。 

Li Yue: I’m not bad, too.



Vocabulary List 词汇表

Read and learn the new words from the text

* There is function of flashcards in the Course App, scan in the end to download

词汇 New Words   


1.最近         zuì jìn           n.          recently, lately 

2.吗              ma            par.       an interrogative particle 

3.还可以     hái kě yǐ                  not bad 

4.呢              ne              par.        a modal particle 

5.不错          bú cuò         adj.               quite good, not bad





1.Listen and Choose the world you hear 听录音选文字

*Go to App to access listening quizzes. Wechat can't Upload multiple sounds


2. Choose the right Chinese word


Choose the right Chinese


A 也        B 还

not, no

A 不                                       B 吗

quite good, not bad

A 不错        B 好的
3 Choose the right pronunciation 看汉字选发音




A hěn hǎo      B zuì  jìn


A bú   cuò      B kě   yǐ 

A bù                 B hái
4 Recorder the words to make sentences

•1  hǎo      zuì jìn        ma 

      好         最近         吗 

•2     nǐ         kě yǐ       hái      ne 

       你        可以      还       呢 

•3   bú  cuò        wǒ      yě 

      不   错         我       也  

* Go to the App to answer by drop and down. Or comment to write your answers.


Dubbing your version of the talk


Dubbing for Fun

Dubbing is like Karaoke with the course where you can record your talk according to the video and text into the video and hear your voices from the video.

Due to the wechat limit, this function is only available in the App. Please go to the App for more functions.



Summary:  in this first lesson, we learned "how to say hi", "intrduce names", “ask names” and say “nice to meet you”“happy”"also/too"... totally 17 useful vocabulary. 


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08  How  to Work Happily with your Chinese Colleagues

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