Talking about Music in Chinese

This lesson will teach you some of the Chinese music words you need to know – just listen to the audio for the Chinese pronunciation and practice saying the words and phrases aloud.  

Being able to talk about music in Chinese is a great way to start a conversation with a native Chinese speaker – after all, music is a universal language!  

Perhaps you’re traveling in China and you want to buy some music – how would you ask for what you want in Chinese?

After this free lesson you'll be a master at talking about music in Chinese!

Talking about music in Chinese

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音乐

yīnyuè

music

这张光盘多少钱?

Zhèzhāng guāngpán duōshǎoqián?

How much is this CD?

你们卖古典音乐吗?

Nǐmen mài gǔdiǎn yīnyuè ma?

Do you sell classical music?

你们有摇滚乐吗?

Nǐmen yǒu yáogǔnyuè ma?

Do you have rock music?

我要找杰克逊的音乐,你们有吗?

Wǒ yào zhǎo Jiékèxùn de yīnyuè, nǐmen yǒu ma?

I am looking for music by Jackson, do you have any?

Here are some useful words when listening to music at home, in the car or at a concert.

声音太大了!

Shēngyīn tài dà le!

It’s too loud!

他有一副好嗓子。

Tā yǒu yīfù hǎo sǎngzi。

He has a beautiful voice.

我真的喜欢这首歌。

Wǒ zhēnde xǐhuān zhèshǒu gē。

I really like this song.

你喜欢这首歌吗?

Nǐ xǐhuān zhèshǒu gē ma?

Do you like this song?

That's it for this lesson.

Here are a few recommended Chinese lessons to try next!

Huí tóu jiàn! (回头见)

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