WHO is he? WHO wants beer? Today we will look into the question word 谁 /shéi/.

 

Review your tones-skills.

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Review your knowledge of characters from the previous days.

Pick the right character(s) for THEY

欧洲人
ōuzhōurén
EUROPEANS
I ME
他们
tāmen
THEY
中国人
zhōngguórén
Chinese (people)
Pinyin 汉字
SOUND ON

 

New words for today:

WHO
(question)

shéi
TEACHER
老师
lǎoshī
A COOK
厨师
chúshī

 

 

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Translate and click for solution.

Who is he?
他 是 谁?
<Tā shì shéi?>
Are you a teacher?
你 是 老师 吗?
<Nǐ shì lǎoshī ma?>
I'm not a teacher, I'm a cook.
我 不 是 老师, 我 是 厨师。
Wǒ bùshì lǎoshī, wǒ shì chúshī.
Is the teacher Chinese?
老师 是 中国 人 吗?
Lǎoshī shì Zhōngguó rén ma?
(there are) many teachers.
老师 很 多。
<Lǎoshī hěn duō.>
The teacher is old.
老师 很 老。
<Lǎoshī hěn lǎo.>

 

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