Sing A Fun Chinese Song: Sorry, My Chinese Is Not Good

Singing a fun song to learn Chinese!  We are singing “Sorry, my Chinese is not good.) by Transition Band.

This song is a story about the mistakes the Transition band members made when they first started learning Mandarin Chinese.  It has a catchy tune and it tells that the tones in Chinese are important.  The title of the song is a polite sentence to say to tell people that you are learning Chinese and you are a beginner.

Let’s take a look at the title of the song:  Sorry, my Chinese is not so good. – Duì bù qǐ wǒ de zhōn gwén bù hǎo – 對不起 我的中文不好|对不起我的中文不好

duì bù qǐ =對不起|对不起 -Sorry

wǒ de =我的 -my

zhōn gwén =中文 -Chinese

bù hǎo =不好 -not/no good

Title: 對不起 我的中文不好 (traditional Chinese)|对不起我的中文不好 (simplified Chinese)

Lyrics in Pinyin – traditional Chinese – simplified Chinese as below.

Pinyin Version

Title: Duìbùqǐ wǒ de zhōngwén bù hǎo! (Sorry my Chinese isn’t so good!)
Credit: Zuòcí & zuòqǔ -Qiánjìn yuètuán
Lyrics:
duìbùqǐ wǒ de zhōngwén bù hǎo, duìbùqǐ duìbùqǐ, wǒ bù zhīdào nǐ shuō shénme!
Duìbùqǐ wǒ de zhōngwén bù hǎo, duìbùqǐ duìbùqǐ, wǒ zhǐ xiǎng gēn nǐ dāng péngyǒu!Verse #1
Hello nǐ hǎo ma? Nǐ de yīngwén hěn hǎotīng! Nǐ shì měiguó rén ma?
Bìng bùshì měiguó rén, wǒ shì yī wèi yīngguó shēnshì!
Rúguǒ nǐ zhuānxīn tīng, nǐ huì liǎojiě wǒ!Chorus
duìbùqǐ wǒ de zhōngwén bù hǎo, duìbùqǐ duìbùqǐ, wǒ bù zhīdào nǐ shuō shénme!
Duìbùqǐ wǒ de zhōngwén bù hǎo, duìbùqǐ duìbùqǐ, wǒ zhǐ xiǎng gēn nǐ dāng péngyǒu!Verse #2
huānyíng guānglín! Lǐmiàn zuò, xiānshēng nǐ yào chī shénme?
Gèng duō gèng xiángjìn gēcí zài※ Mojim.Com mó jìng gēcí wǎng
wǒ yào shuìjiào.
Nǐ hěn lèi shì bùshì?
Wǒ bù lèi wǒ dùzi hěn è!
Wǒ xiǎng yào chī shuǐjiǎo, qǐng nǐ kuài diǎn zuò!

Chorus
duìbùqǐ wǒ de zhōngwén bù hǎo, duìbùqǐ duìbùqǐ, wǒ bù zhīdào nǐ shuō shénme!
Duìbùqǐ wǒ de zhōngwén bù hǎo, duìbùqǐ duìbùqǐ, wǒ zhǐ xiǎng gēn nǐ dāng péngyǒu!

Solo
méiguānxì wǒ de zhōngwén jìnbùle, méiguānxì méiguānxì, wǒ hái yào gēn nǐ dāng péngyǒu!
Méiguānxì wǒ de zhōngwén jìnbùle, méiguānxì méiguānxì, wǒ hái yào gēn nǐ dāng péngyǒu!
Méiguānxì wǒ de zhōngwén jìnbùle, méiguānxì méiguānxì, wǒ hái yào gēn nǐ dāng péngyǒu!
Méiguānxì wǒ de zhōngwén jìnbùle, méiguānxì méiguānxì, wǒ hái yào gēn nǐ dāng péngyǒu!

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Traditional Chinese version

Title: 對不起我的中文不好!(Sorry my Chinese isn’t so good)

Credit: 作詞作曲:前進樂團

Lyrics:

對不起我的中文不好,對不起對不起,我不知道你說什麼!
對不起我的中文不好,對不起對不起,我只想跟你當朋友!

Verse #1
Hello你好嗎?你的英文很好聽!你是美國人嗎?
並不是美國人,我是一位英國紳士!
如果你專心聽,你會了解我!

Chorus
對不起我的中文不好,對不起對不起,我不知道你說什麼!
對不起我的中文不好,對不起對不起,我只想跟你當朋友!

Verse #2
歡迎光臨!裡面坐,先生你要吃什麼?

我要睡覺。
你很累是不是?
我不累我肚子很餓!
我想要吃水餃,請你快點做!

Chorus
對不起我的中文不好,對不起對不起,我不知道你說什麼!
對不起我的中文不好,對不起對不起,我只想跟你當朋友!

Solo

沒關係我的中文進步了,沒關係沒關係,我還要跟你當朋友!
沒關係我的中文進步了,沒關係沒關係,我還要跟你當朋友!
沒關係我的中文進步了,沒關係沒關係,我還要跟你當朋友!
沒關係我的中文進步了,沒關係沒關係,我還要跟你當朋友!

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Simplified Chinese version

Title: 对不起我的中文不好!

Credit: 作词&作曲:前进乐团

Lyrics:

对不起我的中文不好,对不起对不起,我不知道你说什么!
对不起我的中文不好,对不起对不起,我只想跟你当朋友!

Verse #1
Hello! 你好吗?你的英文很好听!你是美国人吗?
并不是美国人,我是一位英国绅士!
如果你专心听,你会了解我!

Chorus
对不起我的中文不好,对不起对不起,我不知道你说什么!
对不起我的中文不好,对不起对不起,我只想跟你当朋友!

Verse #2
欢迎光临!里面坐,先生你要吃什么?
我要睡觉。
你很累是不是?
我不累我肚子很饿!
我想要吃水饺,请你快点做!

Chorus
对不起我的中文不好,对不起对不起,我不知道你说什么!
对不起我的中文不好,对不起对不起,我只想跟你当朋友!

Solo

没关系我的中文进步了,没关系没关系,我还要跟你当朋友!
没关系我的中文进步了,没关系没关系,我还要跟你当朋友!
没关系我的中文进步了,没关系没关系,我还要跟你当朋友!
没关系我的中文进步了,没关系没关系,我还要跟你当朋友!

对不起我的中文不好,对不起对不起,我不知道你说什么!
对不起我的中文不好,对不起对不起,我只想跟你当朋友!

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English translation

Sorry, my Chinese is not good.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good, sorry, my Chinese is not good.  I cannot understand what you are saying.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good, Sorry, my Chinese is not good. I just want to be your friend.
Hello, How are you? Your English sounds good.  Are you American?
We are not Americans.  I am an English gentleman.
If you listen carefully you will know.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  I cannot understand what you are saying.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  Sorry, my Chinese is not good.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good. I just want to be your friend.
Hello, how are you? Your English sounds good.
Are you American? We are not Americans.
I am an English gentleman.
If you listen carefully  you will know.
Welcome! Come in!
What do you want to eat, sir?
I want to “sleep.”  Are you very tired?
I am not tired.  I’m very hungry.
I want to eat “dumplings.” Please hurry up!
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  I cannot understand what you are saying.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  I just want to be your friend.
Hello, how are you? Your English sounds good
Are you American? We are not Americans.
I am an English gentleman.
If you listen carefully you will understand.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  Sorry, my Chinese is not good. I cannot understand what you are saying.
Sorry, my Chinese is not good
Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  Sorry, my Chinese is not good.  I just want to be your friend.
Hello How are you? Your English sounds good.
Are you American? We are not Americans.
I am an English gentleman.
If you listen carefully you will know.
(Welcome to the bear’s house)
Oh! I am sorry.  Oh!
It is okay.   My Chinese is a little better. (I have made some progress in Chinese.)
It is okay.  I still want to be your friends.
It is okay.  My Chinese is a little better.
It is okay.   It is okay.   I still want to be your friends.
(repeat)


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