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Learn Chinese with the La La Land Theme Song

YANGYANG CHENG | FEBRUARY 23, 2017

Have you seen the movie La La Land (ài yuè zhī chéng 爱乐之城 / 愛樂之城)? I fell in love with music from the original sountrack and I had to use it to write my next lesson! Here's the song I wrote, I hope you like it! 



I included the Chinese, Pinyin, and English translation below, and I hope you can learn a useful Chinese phrase or two! :) 

- Yangyang 


zhè ge shì jiè hěn měi hǎo

这个世界很美好

這個世界很美好

This world, it's so beautiful.


这个 / 這個 (zhè ge):This + generic measure word (ge)
世界  (shì jiè):world
美好 (měi hǎo):wonderful


Learn more about Chinese measure words


nǐ yǒu méi yǒu yòng xīn zhǎo

你有没有用心找?

你有沒有用心找

Have you ever really looked?


用心 (yòng xīn):diligently, attentively
找 (zhǎo):to look for, to search


nǐ shì wǒ xīn zhōng de bǎo

你是我心中的宝。

你是我心中的寶。

You are the treasure of my heart.


我心中 (wǒ xīn zhōng):in my heart
宝 /
 (bǎo): treasure


kě shì nǐ dōu bù zhī dào

可是你都不知道。

But you don't even know.


可是 (kě shì):but/however
知道 (zhī dào):to know
你不知道 (nǐ bù zhī dào):You don't know.
你都不知道 (nǐ dōu bù zhī dào):You don't even know.



You can learn Chinese with me through these other songs:

Happy Valentine's Day!

"The Moon Represents My Heart" - (yuè liang dài biǎo wǒ de xīn) 月亮代表我的心

 “I Only Care About You” - (wǒ zhǐ zài hu nǐ) 我只在乎你

"Mice Love Rice" (lǎo shǔ ài dà mǐ) 老鼠爱大米