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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 TO WANT

ài
to LOVE
chá
TEA
yào
TO WANT
shéi
WHO (question)
Pinyin 汉字
SOUND ON

 

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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