加好友 (jiā hǎoyǒu) Adding Friends

Say you come across an old-time acquaintance or classmate and are about to part with him/her after chatting, what would you most likely do? If it’s in China, people will certainly do one thing: 加好友(jiāhǎoyǒu)! It means to add friends on Wechat or other apps.

As Wechat is gaining more and more popularity, 加好友 has become a Chinese way of socializing. In the following, you will read a dialogue about adding new friends and learn related words used.

对话(Dialogue)

nǐnéng gàosùwǒ nǐde diànhuàhàomǎ ma?

A:你能 告诉我 你的 电话号码 吗?

May I have your phone number, please?


nǐ jiāwǒ wēixìn, zěnmeyàng?

B:你 加我 微信,怎么样?

How about adding my Wechat?


nǐde wēixìnhào shì duōshǎo?

A: 你的 微信号 是 多少?

What’s your Wechat number?


wǒyě wàngle, yàobù nǐ sǎomiáo wǒde èrwéimǎ ba?

B: 我也 忘了,要不 你 扫描 我的 二维码 吧?

Sorry! I forgot it, can you scan my QR Code instead?


kěyǐ…hǎo, jiāshàngle!chángliánxì!

A: 可以…, 好,加上了!常联系!

Okay…, great, I got it! Keep in tough!

生词(New words)

New Words Meaning Sound

diànhuà

电话

phone

hàomǎ

号码

number

wēixìn

微信

Wechat

wàng

forget

sǎomiáo

扫描

to scan

èrwéimǎ

二维码

QR Code

chángliánxì

常联系

keep in tough
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