YCT 1 Vocabulary List

To achieve YCT level 1, you must master the most commonly used words and sentences. It`s required to know how to say basic greetings, give self-introductions, express numbers, tell time, how to ask and answer questions, etc. YCT 1 includes 80 vocabulary words which have to be mastered. It guarantees to further your Chinese language studies.

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Chinese Pinyin English
Noun
jiā home
学校 xuéxiào school
商店 shāngdiàn shop;store
中国人 Zhōngguórén Chinese
爸爸 bàba father;dad
妈妈 māma mother;mum
哥哥 gēge old brother
姐姐 jiějie old sister
老师 lǎoshī teacher
shǒu hand
kǒu mouth
眼睛 yǎnjīng eye
头发 tóufa hair
耳朵 ěrduo ear
鼻子 bízi nose
个子 gèzi height
māo cat
gǒu dog
niǎo bird
fish
shuǐ water
牛奶 niúnǎi milk
米饭 mǐfàn rice
面条 miàntiáo noodle
苹果 píngguǒ apple
今天 jīntiān today
明天 míngtiān tomorrow
现在 xiànzài now
yuè month
hào date
星期 xīngqī week
diǎn clock
Verb
谢谢 xièxie thank you;thanks
再见 zàijiàn goodbye
shì to be
yǒu to have
kàn to see;to watch
chī to eat
to drink
to go
jiào to be;to call
ài to love
喜欢 xǐhuan to like
认识 rènshi to know
Adjective
hǎo good
duō much
big
xiǎo small
cháng long
gāo tall
高兴 gāoxìng happy
Pronoun
I;me
you
he;him
she;her
我们 wǒmen we;us
这(这儿) zhè(zhèr) here
那(那儿) nà(nàr) there
哪(哪儿) nǎ(nǎr) where
sheí who;whom
什么 shénme what
many;much
Numeral
one
èr two
sān three
four
five
liù six
seven
eight
jiǔ nine
shí ten
Measure word
used before nouns without special measure words of their own
suì used for age
Adverb
not;no
hěn very
Conjunction
and
Preposition
zài at
Particle
de for grammar
ma for question