Day 28: Numbers 10 to 20 in Mandarin

 

10 (shí)

11 (shí yī )

12 (shí èr )

13 (shí sān)

14 (shí sì )

15 (shí wǔ )

16 (shí liù )

17 (shí qī )

18 (shí bā )

19 (shí jiǔ )

20 (èr shí)

 

我有15块。

(wǒ yǒu shí wǔ kuài)

I have $15.

 

他有20块。

(tā yǒu èr shí kuài)

 He has $20.

 

我没有10块。

(wǒ méi yǒu shí kuài)

I don’t have $10.

Day 27: “My coffee tastes really good” in Mandarin

 

Noun + 的 (de) ‘s (possessive form)

我的 (wǒ de) my; mine

你的 (lei5 ge3) your; yours

他的/她的/它的 (keoi5 ge3) his; hers; its

 

好吃 (hǎo chī) delicious

我的午餐很好吃。

(wǒ de wǔ cān hěn hǎo chī)

My lunch was very delicious.

 

喝 (hē) to drink

好喝 (hǎo hē) delicious (only for drinks)

我的咖啡很好喝。

(wǒ de kā fēi hěn hǎo hē)

My coffee is very good.

 

不好喝 (ng4 hou2 jam2) doesn’t taste good

我的咖啡不好喝。

(wǒ de kā fēi bù hǎo hē)

My coffee is not good.