Excercises Lesson 1.1

Excercises for 2015L11

(get familiar with the lesson first)

Pick the right character(s) for THEY (female)

汉语
hànyǔ
Chinese (language)
厨师
chúshī
A COOK
你们
nǐmen
YOU (plur.)
她们
tāmen
THEY (female)
Pinyin 汉字
SOUND ON

Translate:  THEY AREN’T EUROPEAN PEOPLE. THEY ARE CHINESE.

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他们不是欧洲人,他们是中国人[mp3j flow=”y” track=”http://chineseffect.com/audio/0101MP3down/0101tamenbushiouzhourentamenshizhongguoren.mp3″ title=””]

<Tāmen búshì Ōuzhōurén, tāmen shì Zhōngguórén.> 

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Translate: China is big, Chinese people are many.

(to be) BIG  <dà>

(to be) MANY  <duō>

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中国很大,中国人很多。

Zhōngguó hěn dà, Zhōngguórén hěn duō. [/expand]

 

Europe is bigger than China. 

To compare, we use the preposition <bǐ>, structure of the sentence is as follows:

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欧洲比中国大。

Ōuzhōu bǐ Zhōngguó dà. [/expand]

 

3. Does he love you?

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他爱你吗?

Tā ài nǐ ma? [/expand]

 

 

4. Is the teacher Chinese?

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老师是中国人吗?

Lǎoshī shì Zhōngguórén ma? [/expand]

 

5. The teacher isn’t Chinese, he is Czech. 捷克人<jiékèrén>

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老师不是中国人,他是捷克人。

Lǎoshī búshì Zhōngguó rén, tā shì Jiékèrén. [/expand]

 

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