Chinese Reading and Listening Practice (New HSK 1 Level/Beginner)

Chinese Reading and Listening Practice (Characters and Pinyin Version)

Please keep scrolling down for the audio recording, character-only text, a quiz, and a vocabulary list available at the bottom.

新朋友

A: 你好!我是王小明。你叫什么名字?
Wǒ shì Wáng Xiǎo Míng. Nǐ jiào shénme míngzi?

B: 你好,小明!我叫马英红。很高兴认识你。
Nǐ hǎo, Xiǎo Míng! Wǒ jiào Mǎ Yīng Hóng. Hěn gāoxìng rènshì nǐ.

A: 你是学生吗?
Nǐ shì xuéshēng ma?

B: 对呀,我是学生。你呢?
Duì ya, wǒ shì xuéshēng. Nǐ ne?

A: 我也是学生。我学中文。你也学中文吗?
Wǒ yě shì xuéshēng. Wǒ xué Zhōngwén. Nǐ yě xué Zhōngwén ma?

B: 我学英文。中文很有趣吗?
Wǒ xué Yīngwén. Zhōngwén hěn yǒuqù ma?

A: 我觉得中文很有趣。你喜欢看电影吗?
Wǒ juéde Zhōngwén hěn yǒuqù. Nǐ xǐhuān kàn diànyǐng ma?

B: 喜欢!
Xǐhuān!

A: 那我们周末一起去看电影,好吗?
Nà wǒmen zhōumò yīqǐ qù kàn diànyǐng, hǎo ma?

B: 好主意!你有时间吗?
Hǎo zhǔyì! Nǐ yǒu shíjiān ma?

A: 有,我周末有时间。
Yǒu, wǒ zhōumò yǒu shíjiān.  

B: 太好了!星期天下午一点半, 方便吗?
Tài hǎo le! Xīngqītiān xiàwǔ yī diǎn bàn, fāngbiàn ma?

A: 一点半可以, 星期天见。
Yī diǎn bàn kěyǐ, Xīngqītiān jiàn.

B: 星期天见。
Xīngqītiān jiàn.

Audio Recording

Chinese Reading and Listening Practice (Character-Only Version)

新朋友

A: 你好!我是王小明。你叫什么名字?

B: 你好,小明!我叫马英红。很高兴认识你。

A: 你是学生吗?

B: 对呀,我是学生。你呢?

A: 我也是学生。我学中文。你也学中文吗?

B: 我学英文。中文很有趣吗?

A: 我觉得中文很有趣。你喜欢看电影吗?

B: 喜欢!

A: 那我们周末一起去看电影,好吗?

B: 好主意!你有时间吗?

A: 有,我周末有时间。

B: 太好了!星期天下午一点半, 方便吗?

A: 一点半可以, 星期天见

B: 星期天见。

Vocabulary List

  1. 名字 (míngzì) – name
  2. 高兴(gāoxìng) – happy
  3. 认识 (rènshi) – to know, to get acquainted with sb
  4. 很高兴认识你 (hěn gāoxìng rènshi nǐ) – Nice to meet you
  5. 有趣 (yǒuqù) – interesting
  6. 电影(diànyǐng) – movies
  7. 周末 (zhōumò) – Weekend
  8. 一起 (yīqǐ) – Together
  9. 去 (qù) – To go
  10. 好吗? (hǎo ma?) – OK? Is it good?
  11. 主意 (zhǔyi) – Idea
  12. 方便 (fāngbiàn – convenient
  13. 可以 (kěyǐ) – can
  14. 见 (jiàn) – to see

Quiz

Based on the conversation, please answer the following questions.

  1. What is Wang Xiaoming learning?

A) English
B) Movies
C) Chinese
D) History

  1. What language is Ma Yinghong learning?

A) Chinese
B) English
C) French
D) Spanish

  1. Which statement is true?

A) Two speakers know each other before this conversation.
B) One speaker is a student, and the other is a student.
C) This is the first time the two speakers are meeting each other.
D) They are both learning Chinese.

  1. When do they plan to go to the movies?

A) Saturday morning
B) Sunday afternoon
C) Friday evening
D) Saturday night

  1. At what time did they agree to meet on Sunday?

A) 12:30 PM
B) 1:30 PM
C) 2:30 PM
D) 3:30 PM

If you would like to get the answer key to the quiz, English translations and grammar points to this reading and listening practice, please download below.

Get Your Learning Companion!

    We respect your privacy. Unsubscribe at anytime.

    Leave a Comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *