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Human Body - Chinese Vocabulary and Sentences
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Challenge: Below, you will find a series of sentences from daily life that refer to parts of the human body. Make up a story using as many of the sentences as you can. You will need extra short sentences to make a good story. You may change the sentences to fit your needs. There are more sentences in the Ting Chinese English Dictionary that you may find useful for your story. Click HERE to open the dictionary in a new tab.
Each of the sentences below has one or more sound files with people from Beijing and other places in China reading for you. If you practice saying the sentences by listening and repeating them, when you make up your own story you should be able to read it fairly easily. It is easier to read if you make up the story than if you read a story someone else created. That is because the story has your ideas and imagination within it.
>>> My suitcase fell against my leg.
>>> These shoes hit the arch of my foot wrong.
>>> My stomach aches.
>>> The boy put his hand on his chest.
>>> The boy's resting his chin on his hand.
The boy is resting his chin on his hand.
>>> That music is so loud it hurts my ears.
>>> Her hair hides her ears.
>>> Do your ears hurt? Swallow very hard.
>>> She has a lovely pair of eyes.
>>> One foot is bigger than the other.
>>> Wow, he has big feet!
>>> She has very long fingers.
>>> Use your head!
>>> Does your head hurt?
>>> He doesn't have a brain in his head.
>>> He doesn't have a hair on his head.
He does not have a hair on his head.
>>> He hit him over the head with a lead pipe.
>>> He gave me the thumbs-up to compliment my performance.
他 竖 起 了 大 拇 指 夸 奖 我 很 好 。
Ta1 shu4qi3 le da4muzhi3 kua1jiang3 wo3 hen3hao3.
>>> Look in the mirror, you have something on your cheek.
>>> My head itches.
>>> She wears her skirts just above the knee.
>>> When I fell off my bike I scraped my left knee. Boy, does it sting.
>>> I broke my knee and I'll need surgery.
I broke my knee and will need surgery.
>>> Zhao Mo hurt her leg roller skating.
>>> I broke my leg and I'll have a cast for 6 weeks.
I broke my leg and will have a cast for 6 weeks.
>>> You have a beautiful mouth.
>>> My mouth is sore.
>>> I broke a nail.
>>> You should breathe through your nose.
>>> Where is your nose?
>>> My foot's asleep.
My foot is asleep.
>>> Ouch! You stepped on my foot.
>>> When I hit my thumb with the hammer the wave of pain almost made me faint.
>>> He's raising his hand to ask a question.
He is raising his hand to ask a question.
>>> I have a black eye because I ran into a door. Really.
>>> He has a scar over his left eye.
>>> I scraped my hand when I fell on the sidewalk.
>>> When I'm puzzled, I often scratch my head.
When I am puzzled, I often scratch my head.
>>> Spread your arms out.
>>> My stomach aches, I ate too much.
I have a stomach ache. I ate too much.
>>> She caught a strand of hair in the car door.
>>> After typing for three hours, she stretched her arms.
>>> She used a tissue to blow her nose.
她 用 棉 纸 擤 鼻 子 。
Ta1 yong4 mian2zhi3 xing3 bi2zi.
>>> My big toe has a bruise on it.
>>> I stubbed my toe!
>>> He said to his girlfriend, "Whisper in my ear."
>>>When I fell off my bike I scraped my left knee. Boy, does it sting.
当 我 从 自 行 车 上 摔 下 来 的 时 候 ， 蹭 破 了 我 的 左 膝 盖 。 啊 ！ 针 扎 一 样 的 疼 。
Dang1 wo3 cong2 zi4xing2che1 shang shuai1 xia4lai2 de shi2hou, ceng4 po4 le wo3de zuo3 xi1gai4. Ah! Zhen1 zha1 yi2yang4 de teng2.
Liu Yu Rong Sun Jingsu Shao Jingxian Li Chunjiang Gu Zheng
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Last update: August 2012
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