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Today you will learn how to say that something is TOO EXPENSIVE. 

You will also learn two different ways how to ASK FOR AN AMOUNT.

 

Review the words from before.

Pick the right character(s) for BEIJING

北京
běijīng
BEIJING
可乐
kělè
COKE
关系
guānxi
RELATION RELATIONSHIP
多少
duōshao
HOW MUCH more than 10
Pinyin 汉字
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Learn new words for today.

EXPENSIVE
(TO BE)

guì
ONE
(counting)
一个
yīge
TWO
(counting)
两个
liǎngge
THREE
(counting)
三个
sānge
INHABITANT
人口
TOO

tài
HOW MANY
less than 10

 

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Translate and check the solution.

How many do you want?
你 要 几个?
Nǐ yào jǐ ge?
I want one.
我 要 一个。
Wǒ yào yīge.
How much is this beer?
这个 啤酒 要 多少钱?
Zhège píjiǔ yào duōshao qián?
How many citizens does Beijing have?
北京 有 多少 人口?
Běijīng yǒu duōshao rénkǒu?
How many bottles of beer do you want?
你们 要 几 瓶 啤酒?
Nǐmen yào jǐ píng píjiǔ?
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.
How many friends do you have in China?
你 在 中国 有 几个 朋友?
Nǐ zài Zhōngguó yǒu jǐge péngyǒu?
How many Chinese friends do you have?
你 有 几个 中国 朋友?
Nǐ yǒu jǐge Zhōngguó péngyǒu?
How much “is wanted” for one bottle of beer?
一 瓶 啤酒 要 多少 钱?
Yī píng píjiǔ yào duōshao qián?
How much for one bottle of beer?
一 瓶 啤酒 多少 钱?
Yī píng píjiǔ duōshao qián?
This is too expensive.
这个 太 贵 了。
Zhège tài guì le.
It is too expensive. I don't want (it).
太 贵 了,我 不 要 了。
Tài guìle, wǒ bù yào le.
This isn't too good.
这个 不 太 好。
Zhège bù tài hǎo.
I'm not too well.
我 不 太 好。
Wǒ bù tài hǎo.
Chinese people are too many.
中国人 太 多 了。
Zhōngguó rén tài duō le.

 

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