9 Chinese Questions to Find Out How Someone is Doing

In Beginner Tutorials, Common Chinese Questions by Angel Huang1 Comment

One of the keys to building good relationships with people is to show that you’re interested in what they do and how they feel.

In this video you’ll learn some common Chinese questions for asking:

  • how someone is doing and what they've been up to recently
  • if they're hungry, thirsty, cold, comfortable...

Let’s get started!

Here's a List of the Questions (& Answers) from the Video

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1

wǒ jīn tiān fēi cháng hǎo. nǐ jīn tiān zěn me yàng?

我今天非常好。你今天怎么样?

I'm (doing) great today. How are you today?

2

wǒ zuì jìn yǒu diǎn máng. nǐ zuì jìn zěn me yàng?

我最近有点忙。你最近怎么样?

I have been a bit busy recently. How have you been recently?

3

wǒ zuì jìn zài pāi shì pín. nǐ zuì jìn zài máng xiē shén me?

我最近在拍视频。你最近在忙些什么?

I've been shooting videos recently. What have you been up to recently?

4

wǒ è sǐ le. nǐ è le ma?

我饿死了。你饿了吗?

I'm starving. Are you hungry?

5

wǒ hěn kǒu kě. nǐ kǒu kě ma?

我很口渴。你口渴吗?

I 'm very thirsty. Are you thirsty?

6

wǒ chī bǎo le. nǐ chī bǎo le ma?

我吃饱了。你吃饱了吗?

I'm full. Are you full?

7

wǒ gǎn mào le. nǐ zěn me le?

我感冒了。你怎么了?

I have a cold. What's the matter with you?

8

wǒ hěn lěng. nǐ lěng ma?

我很冷。你冷吗?

I'm very cold. Are you cold?

9

wǒ hěn shū fú. nǐ shū fú ma?

我很舒服。你舒服吗?

I'm very comfortable. Are you comfortable?

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