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Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary Lists

Vocabulary lists organized by subject.

Containers Vocabulary List
This vocabulary list will help you ask for items by the type of container they come in. Learn the Mandarin Chinese vocabulary for food containers and other kinds of containers. Each entry has an audio pronunciation guide, as well as animated Chinese characters showing the correct stroke order.

Fast Food Vocabulary List
Fast food is popular in Mandarin-speaking countries such as China and Taiwan. So if you've got a hankering for a burger with a side of fries, this vocabulary list will help you place your order. Each entry has an audio pronunciation guide and animated characters showing the correct stroke order.

Sports Equipment Vocabulary List
Play your favorite sport in Mandarin Chinese with this sports equipment vocabulary list. This list of commonly used sports equipment will help you talk about the game in Mandarin. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice, as well as animated Chinese characters showing the correct stroke order.

Laundry Vocabulary List
Laundry is a drudge, but it's got to be done. Put a spin on laundry days by learning how to do it in Mandarin Chinese. These common words and phrases related to laundry have animated Chinese characters showing the correct stroke order, and sound clips to help with pronunciation and listening.

Geography Vocabulary List
Learn to talk about the places and things of our physical world with this geography vocabulary list, which covers common features of the landscape. Each entry shows the stroke order of the Chinese characters, and use the audio files for pronunciation and listening practice.

At The Beach
Enjoy yourself on the beaches of Taiwan and China. This list of common words and phrase will be useful when you go the beach for fun and relaxation. Each entry has an animated image showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters, as well as an audio link for listening and pronunciation practice.

Planets And Outer Space
Learn the Mandarin Chinese vocabulary for the planets and other objects in outer space. Each entry has animated Chinese characters showing stroke order and an audio link for pronunciation and listening practice.

Sea Animals Vocabulary List
The names of common sea animals in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters, as well as an audio link for pronunciation and listening practice.

Tools Vocabulary List
Learn the names of common tools in Mandarin Chinese. This vocabulary list includes links to audio files for pronunciation practice, and animated Chinese characters showing stroke order.

World Religions And Related Religous Terms
This vocabulary list gives the Mandarin names of the world's major religions as well as other vocabulary related to religions. Each entry shows the stroke order of the Chinese characters, and there is a sound file for each entry for pronunciation and listening practice.

Common Medical Terms
This list of Mandarin medical terms can be useful if you have to see a doctor while in China or Taiwan. Each entry has an audio sound file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Kitchen Items Vocabulary List
Learn the Mandarin names of common kitchen items and utensils with this vocabulary list. Each entry has an audio sound file for listening and pronunciation practice.

School Subjects
Learn the Mandarin names of common school subjects with this vocabulary list. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening comprehension.

Tourist Destinations
Use this vocabulary list to see all the local attractions when visiting a Mandarin-speaking country or city.

Rooms Of A House
This is a list of rooms of a house, along with common household items that would be found in those rooms.

Office Items in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names of common items found in the office.

Common Birds in Mandarin
Birds are admired throughout the world for their beauty and grace. This vocabulary list will help you learn the names of common birds in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has an audio file for listening and pronunciation practice.

Flowers
Flowers speak the universal language of beauty, but mere mortals must use words to describe these beautiful things. This vocabulary list has the Mandarin Chinese names of common flowers, along with audio clips for listening and pronunciation practice.

Trees in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the names of common trees in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has an audio clip for listening and pronunciation practice.

Toys in Mandarin Chinese
Learn the names of common toys in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has an audio clip for listening and pronunciation practice.

Common Professions
Learn the vocabulary for common professions in Mandarin Chinese. Use the audio clips for pronunciation and listening practice.

Computers and Computer Peripherals
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names for computers and computer peripherals. Each entry has a sound clip for pronunciation and listening practice.

Environment and Weather
Learn the names of environmental and weather conditions in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has a sound clip for pronunciation and listening practice.

Transportation
Learn the names of common vehicles and modes of transportation in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has a sound clip for pronunciation and listening practice.

Beverages
Learn the names of common beverages in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has a sound clip for pronunciation and listening practice.

School Vocabulary
Mandarin Chinese names of the things, places and people commonly found at school. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Musical Instuments
Musical instruments and other musical terms in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Household Items
Mandarin Chinese names of common household items, complete with audio files for pronunciation and listening practice.

Common Animals
Mandarin Chinese names of common animals, complete with audio files for pronunciation and listening practice.

Common Clothing Items
Mandarin Chinese names of common clothing items, complete with audio files for pronunciation and listening practice.

Extended Family Members - Younger Generation
This list of extended Chinese family relationships covers family members of the same generation or younger - cousins, bothers and sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews. Each entry is accompanied by an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Extended Family Members - Older Generation
Chinese family relationships reach out over several generations and through many extensions. This is a list of Mandarin Chinese names of extended family members of the older generation, and each entry is accompanied by an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Family Members
Chinese families are strongly paternal and hierarchical. There is a title for every family relationship on both the mother's and father's side. This is a list of Mandarin Chinese names of immediate family members, and each entry is accompanied by an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Body Parts - The Hand
Mandarin Chinese names of the parts of the human hand, complete with audio files for pronunciation and listening practice.

Body Parts - The Head
Mandarin Chinese names of the parts of the human head, complete with audio files for pronunciation and listening practice.

Body Parts - The Torso
Mandarin Chinese names of the parts of the human torso, complete with audio files for pronunciation and listening practice.

Entertainment Vocabulary List
It's always fun to talk about the latest television shows and stage productions. This Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list will help you with the various types of entertainment. Each entry has an audio pronunciation guide and animated Chinese characters showing stroke order.

At The Playground - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary List
Learn Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to items and activities found at the playground. Each entry has an audio pronunciation guide and animated Chinese characters showing stroke order.

Buildings - Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary List
Learn the names of common buildings around the city with this Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list. Each entry has an audio pronunciation guide and animated Chinese characters.

Visiting The Dentist
This list contains the most common words used when visiting the dentist or discussing dental problems. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice, as well as an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

Types Of Telephones and Telephone Calls
Learn Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to telephones and types of telephone calls. Each entry has and audio file for pronunciation practice, as well as an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

Objects And Places Found On City Streets
Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to objects and places found on city streets. Audio clips aid in Mandarin pronunciation, and animated Chinese characters show the proper stroke order of each street vocabulary item.

Airport Vocabulary List
Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to the airport. Audio clips aid in Mandarin pronunciation, and animated Chinese characters show the proper...

Cars Vocabulary List
Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to cars. Use this vocabulary list to learn the names of types of cars and car parts. Each entry has an audio...

Library Vocabulary List
Learn the Mandarin names of objects, places and people found in the public library. Each entry has an audio pronunciation guide and animated Chinese characters showing the stroke order of each character.

Bank Vocabulary List
Learn the Mandarin names of objects and people at the bank. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice, as well as an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

Child Care Vocabulary List
Learn the Mandarin Chinese names of common items related to child care. Each entry has an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters, as well as an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice.

Household Chores Vocabulary List
Learn the names of common household chores with this Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list. Each entry has an audio pronunciation guide and animated characters showing the radical and correct stroke order.

Hospital Vocabulary List
Learn the names of places, people and things found in the hospital with this Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list. Each entry has an audio pronunciation guide and animated graphics showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

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