- Say the words of electric devices in Mandarin
- Ask and answer questions about electric devices in Mandarin
Learning the words of electric in Mandarin is not too difficult. As you may have found, some words have the same basic word, for example, 电diàn by itself means electric, so it makes the root word for words of devices as seen below. In details, the words of electric devices are:
电 diàn ( electric)
电脑 diàn nǎo ( computer)
电话 diàn huà ( telephone)
电灯 diàn dēng ( lights)
电线 diàn xiàn ( wire)
电视机 diàn shì jī ( TV set)
电冰箱 diàn bīng xiāng ( fridge)
电影 diàn yǐng ( movie)
电池 diàn chí ( battery)
充电器 chōng diàn qì ( charger)
电风扇 diàn fēng shàn ( fan)
电吹风 diàn chuī fēng ( hair-dryer)
I have made a set of cards on Quizlet (quizlet.com or download the app for phone or ipad) to help your child practice learning this topic.
Search for laoshilinda (all one word lower case) and then choose electric.
The video here explains how to use Quizlet https://vimeo.com/113241642
You do not need to know any Mandarin yourself to use any of these resources.
Please let me know if you have any questions.