Basics of Chinese Grammar Explained in 10 Minutes


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  1. pan clan says:

    Thanks. This was very helpful!!!

  2. Jacob Reed says:

    On the last sentence, why was the adverb after the verb but it wasn't on the previous example??

  3. starts of very well in explaining word order but it declines towards the end , things are changing without explanation

  4. Chinese sentence structures are almost identical to my native language! 所以我很喜歡學中文!

  5. 我每天在家里一个人唱歌 can I say it like this?

  6. jarreth22 says:

    Really pleasent video, and amazing pronunciation! It is also a good reminder of the first step in Chinese grammar.

  7. Rayhunter says:

    māo is a cat, lmāo. Bet it's because of the noise it makes.

  8. hello today i am watched your lesson first time.i realky like your lesson .teacher

  9. Ohh… ok!
    I've always wondered why I use ma at the end. Thank you!

  10. RST-重生 says:


  11. Thanks, for demystifying Chinese sentence word order. I will definitely check out your website!

  12. haos neeb says:

    事实上,中文就没什么语法 哈哈,就算你现在说的语法,也是从英语的语法套进去的

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  14. Lộc Phạm says:

    Your pronunciation is real good actually. Got impressed by your very first words, I bet u love this language a lot and kind of get it flow in your blood to be pronoucing that well. Love love

  15. Im Vietnamese. Im learning Chinese. I like this video so much

  16. hineraable says:

    That pronunciation is on point 👌

  17. chair says:

    Cats would have a ‘de’ at the end

  18. Aly says:

    xìe xie!

    We got this. one step at a time… 🙂

  19. moy bra says:


  20. I have a Chinese midterm tomorrow and this was SO HELPFUL as I haven't had much time to study or dedicate time to learning. Thank you so much!!! Your pronunciation is amazing also.

  21. In English, the correct word would be 'sang' in your sentences and not 'sung', which is only used after an auxiliary verb.

  22. I understand these very simple examples, but native language seems to have totally different rules and structures compared to the simple ones we see in textbooks 🙁

  23. kim-chi says:

    But wait. Who the hell says or thinks Chinese has no grammar? Lol

  24. Jingru Xiong says:

    中文的一大特点是喜欢省略不影响句意的部分,比如“你喜欢黑色的猫”,口语直接简单说就是“你喜欢黑猫。”“你喜欢黑猫还是白猫?” 我感觉在生活口语中大多数人不会一字一句的说黑色的猫,除非是特指。

  25. tejas potnis says:

    Excellent stuff bro! Thanks!

  26. Tinku Bhaiya says:

    sir How many day can take learn Chinese language.
    I should be one year two in learning fullentey spoke

  27. Wow u have really nice gentlemen voice,after few sec i just watching this video for the voice

  28. Tang Sivmey says:

    Can u tell me more about marker to indicate the future sentence?

  29. I love how you have the characters, the pinying, the English with Chinese grammar, and Normal English, thx

  30. EggBoy553 says:

    Wo Hua Hua

  31. Jared Curtis says:

    Great video, thanks! How did you learn Chinese?



  34. Marshall J says:

    I think people say their is no grammar because in spoken china ,its more about understanding the context then the order .the ordee just helps u follow along. Im not a expect in Chinese but living in China, people are very lazy speakers and they will put words anywhere as long as its understandable i was taught to always put times 1st or after the pronoun with no exception but i came to china and hurt it so much ..also when i start learning alot of useful phrases, u relize alot of them can be used and alot of different situations. Which to me is the reason i thought Chinese was more of a contextual language then a grammatical one .i told this to some of my Chinese friends, they actually agreed but my Chinese friends are not that smart tho lol sooo yea.

  35. What a meticulous breakdown! Love ur video

  36. Neyko Dimov says:

    Great video. However at 6:00 shouldn't't it be :
    "I yesterday sing (past)"
    'Chànggē' means sing and the 'le' is what makes it in the past tense correct.. therefore there is nk sung/sang in Chinese, only 'sing' + 'le'??

  37. Random Dude says:

    So, Chinese is a primitive language and lacks sophistication?

  38. The future and past markers, along with question markers is actually really similar to Choctaw… weird! lol

  39. 我快乐地看你的课。谢谢

  40. Impressive for a native-English speaker. Most native-English speakers are so careless about other languages. You are an exception.

  41. I don't like it!!!

  42. So Basic Chinese Grammer = Time + Manner + Place + Verb Phrase + Time Duration.

  43. 我也喜欢黑色的猫 🐱o(=•ェ•=)m 我给你点个赞!

  44. 王一帆 says:

    发音的时候不是si huan ,是xi huan ,,说成si huan ,还装的赶脚。。

  45. Oliver Bian says:

    I am a Chinese native speaker I think Chinese has no grammar but it's so difficult to pronounce the Chinese words

  46. 6:32 i thought time went before the verbs? does it change with past tense?

  47. Sovath Jack says:

    Great explanation