Learning the numbers one to ten is a nice introduction to learning another language. It lets children see that they are a global kid, part of a big wide world of countries and cultures, where they will find many differences such as different languages and letters but also many similarities such as how we all count, and celebrate festivals with our family. I made a set of number cards using this printable set of Chinese numbers. We listened to the numbers spoken out loud in Mandarin on the BBC site and tried to say them ourselves.
Take your pick! Words and phrases for choosing things. Translation of number — English—Mandarin Chinese dictionary. A1 [ C ] a sign or symbol representing a unit that forms part of the system of counting and calculating. Please write your credit card number on this form. What's our flight number? It's been number one in the charts for six weeks.
The Chinese language is the group of languages used by Chinese people in China and elsewhere. It forms part of a language family called the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. Chinese includes many regional language varieties, the main ones being Mandarin , Wu , Yue and Min. These are not mutually intelligible  and many of the regional varieties are themselves a number of non-mutually-intelligible subvarieties. Although there are many spoken Chinese languages, they use the same writing system.
Last Updated: April 3, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Tian Zhou. He is the host of MandarinPod, an advanced Chinese language learning podcast.