Learning : Basic Numbers - Learn How To Count From 1 to 99
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Abstract : Whether it be dealing with money, asking for the time or talking about days or months, “Numbers” plays an important part in the daily life of any one living in China! The beauty of Chinese, the number system has a physical “hand gesture” support, meaning you can express numbers purely by using one hand and without saying a single word!

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Good day everyone, welcome to AskBennychinese.com Experience. Nǐ hǎo, wǒ shì Benny. Today, we will learn something very important, that is, numbers from 1-10. Have you ever bargained with local Chinese with the calculator or either by using your fingers? Just because you don't know how to say numbers in Chinese, doesn’t mean you can't communicate! Next time it happens, let’s be ready!

Let’s learn the first 5 numbers:

one

èr

two

sān

three

four

five


They are easy to learn and easy to remember. Let’s keep moving. From 6-10:

liù

six

seven

eight

jiǔ

nine

shí

ten


With these 10 numbers you can actually say from 1- 99, here are the rules. From 11-19: shi + numbers

FOR EXAMPLE:

shíyī

十一

eleven

shíwǔ

十五

fifteen


From 20- 90: numbers + shí

sānshí

三十

thirty

liùshí

六十

sixty


let's see more examples:

sānshíjiǔ

三十九

thirty-nine

liùshíliù

六十六

sixty-six

jiǔshíbā

九十八

ninety-eight


This is the end of the experience, don't forget to review all the words, 10 minutes is absolutely enough. OK, I’ll see you next time, zàijiàn!

 

It's easy as ABC!

 

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