Family is very important according to Chinese culture. Because of this, family relationship in China is quite complicated. You can not call a grandmother from Father’s side the same as from Mother’s side. You should use different terms to call your older sister and your younger sister. Here is an interesting song which aims to teach Chinese kids the right terms. Helpful for adults who want to learn them too.

爸爸的爸爸叫什么?
爸爸的爸爸叫爷爷。

爸爸的妈妈叫什么?
爸爸的妈妈叫奶奶。

爸爸的哥哥叫什么?
爸爸的哥哥叫伯伯。

爸爸的弟弟叫什么?
爸爸的弟弟叫叔叔。

爸爸的姐妹叫什么?
爸爸的姐妹叫姑姑。

妈妈的爸爸叫什么?
妈妈的爸爸叫外公。

妈妈的妈妈叫什么?
妈妈的妈妈叫外婆。

妈妈的兄弟叫什么?
妈妈的兄弟叫舅舅。

妈妈的姐妹叫什么?
妈妈的姐妹叫阿姨。

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