In this chapter you will learn just how easy it is to express the most common future in Mandarin.

 

Review your tones-skills!

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Review the words from before.

Pick the right character(s) for TEA

yào
TO WANT
shéi
WHO (question)
ài
to LOVE
chá
TEA
Pinyin 汉字
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New words for today:

TO DRINK
(+object)

JUICE
果汁
guǒzhī

GOOD
(drinks)
好喝
hǎohē

 

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Translate and check.

I will have a beer. / I want to drink beer.
我 要 喝 啤酒。
Wǒ yào hē píjiǔ.
I will (want to) have a juice.
我 要 喝 果汁。
<Wǒ yào hē guǒzhī.>
What beer will you (do you want to) drink?
你 要 喝 什么 啤酒?
<Nǐ yào hē shénme píjiǔ?>
Will you (do you want to) drink beer?
你 要 喝 啤酒 吗?
<Nǐ yào hē píjiǔ ma?>
Who will (wants to) drink water?
谁 要 喝 水?
<Shéi yào hē shuǐ?>
I will (want to) drink water.
我 要 喝 水。
<Wǒ yào hē shuǐ.>
What juice will you (do you want to) drink?
你 要 喝 什么 果汁?
Nǐ yào hē shénme guǒzhī?
Do you want to (will you) drink juice?
你 要 喝 果汁 吗?
<Nǐ yào hē guǒzhī ma?>
I won't (don't want to) drink juice, I will (want) to drink water.
我 不 要 喝 果汁,我 要 喝 水。
<Wǒ bùyào hē guǒzhī, wǒ yào hē shuǐ.>
I won't (don't want to) drink juice, I will (want) to drink beer.
我 不 要 喝 果汁,我 要 喝 啤酒。
<Wǒ bùyào hē guǒzhī, wǒ yào hē píjiǔ.>
Do you want to (Will you) drink beer as well?
你 也 要 喝 啤酒 吗?
<Nǐ yě yào hē píjiǔ ma?>
Who will drink juice? / Who wants to drink juice?
谁 要 喝 果汁?
<Shéi yào hē guǒzhī?>
I won't drink water, I will drink beer.
我 不 要 喝 水,我 要 喝 啤酒。
<Wǒ bùyào hē shuǐ, wǒ yào hē píjiǔ.>
What will you (do you want to) drink?
你 要 喝 什么?
<Nǐ yào hē shénme?>
Will you have a beer? / Do you want to drink beer?
你 要 喝 啤酒 吗?
Nǐ yào hē píjiǔ ma?

 

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