Hobbies in Chinese

How do you explain what you like to do in Chinese? After this free audio lesson you’ll know the words for “I like” in Chinese. Whether it’s watching movies, listening to music, night clubbing or reading, you’ll learn how to talk about hobbies in Chinese, and things you enjoy doing in your free time.
 
Talking about shared interests is a great way to establish common ground. Being able to talk about yourself and ask about others in Chinese will help you make friends - and make the conversation more interesting!
So tell me about yourself…

Pronouncing hobbies in Chinese

Chinese game

爱好

àihào

hobbies

我最喜欢的活动是…

Wǒ zuìxǐhuān de huódòng shì…

My favorite activity is…

你最喜欢做什么?

Nǐ zuìxǐhuān zuò shénme?

What do you like doing best?

空闲时间

kòngxián shíjiān

Free time

我是...迷。

Wǒ shì ... mí。

I’m a fan of…

你有什么爱好?

Nǐ yǒu shénme àihào?

What are your hobbies?

你空闲时间做什么?

Nǐ kòngxián shíjiān zuò shénme?

What do you do in your free time?

So, tell me “Nǐ kòngxiánshíjiān zuò shénme?”

我喜欢唱歌。

Wǒ xǐhuān chànggē。

I like singing.

我喜欢烹饪。

Wǒ xǐhuān pēngrèn。

I like cooking.

我喜欢踢足球。

Wǒ xǐhuān tīzúqiú。

I like playing football (soccer).

我喜欢打篮球。

Wǒ xǐhuān dǎlánqiú。

I like playing basketball.

我喜欢听音乐。

Wǒ xǐhuān tīngyīnyuè。

I like listening to music.

我喜欢看书。

Wǒ xǐhuān kànshū。

I like reading.

我喜欢跑步。

Wǒ xǐhuān pǎobù。

I like running.

我喜欢游泳。

Wǒ xǐhuān yóuyǒng。

I like swimming.

我喜欢钓鱼。

Wǒ xǐhuān diàoyú。

I like fishing.

我喜欢看电影。

Wǒ xǐhuān kàndiànyǐng。

I like watching movies.

我喜欢上网。

Wǒ xǐhuān shàngwǎng。

I like surfing the net.

我喜欢旅行。

Wǒ xǐhuān lǚxíng。

I like traveling.

我喜欢社交。

Wǒ xǐhuān shèjiāo。

I like meeting friends.

我喜欢摄影。

Wǒ xǐhuān shèyǐng。

I like taking photographs.

Running in Chinese

Here are some more useful expressions…

我喜欢滑雪。

Wǒ xǐhuān huáxuě。

I like skiing.

我喜欢潜水。

Wǒ xǐhuān qiǎnshuǐ。

I like scuba diving.

我喜欢园艺。

Wǒ xǐhuān yuányì。

I like gardening.

我喜欢放松。

Wǒ xǐhuān fàngsōng。

I like to relax.

我喜欢跳舞。

Wǒ xǐhuān tiàowǔ。

I like dancing.

我喜欢散步。

Wǒ xǐhuān sànbù。

I like walking.

我喜欢去戏院。

Wǒ xǐhuān qùxìyuàn。

I like going to the theater.

我喜欢去电影院。

Wǒ xǐhuān qùdiànyǐngyuàn。

I like going to the cinema.

我喜欢出去吃饭。

Wǒ xǐhuān chūqù chīfàn。

I like eating out.

我喜欢去夜总会。

Wǒ xǐhuān qùyèzǒnghuì。

I like night clubbing.

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