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What's the Difference between 想 and 要? - Easy Grammar Lesson

Updated: May 18, 2020

Can you differentiate between 想 and 要 ? Both words mean 'to want'. In this latest easy Chinese grammar lesson you will learn the difference between each one. Teacher Lin will walk you through example sentences so that you know how to bring these words into your everyday conversations.

Watch the lesson here:

In summary, the key difference between 想 and 要 is:

想 means you want to do something.

要 means you want something.

Thank you for watching part 4 of our 'What's the Difference?' series. See you again tomorrow for another lesson!

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