So I hear you want to know something about “measure words”, is that right?

You want to be able to say I WANT ONE, is that correct?

 

 

Review the words from before.

Pick the right character(s) for HOME

ài
to LOVE
jiā
HOME
TO DRINK (+object)
yào
TO WANT
Pinyin 汉字
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Learn new words for today.

measure
word

ge
BOTTLE

píng











 

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Translate and check the solution.

I want one.
我 要 一个。
Wǒ yào yīge.
I want two.
我 要 两个。
Wǒ yào liǎngge.
I don't want one, I want two.
我 不 要 一个,我 要 两个。
Wǒ bù yào yīge, wǒ yào liǎngge.
I don't want two, I want three.
我 不 要 两个,我 要 三个。
Wǒ bù yào liǎngge, wǒ yào sānge.
We want five bottles of beer.
我们 要 五 瓶 啤酒。
Wǒmen yào wǔ píng píjiǔ.
I want one bottle of beer.
我 要 一 瓶 啤酒。
Wǒ yào yī píng píjiǔ.
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