ZAI to be somewhere

// 在 <zài> / TO BE somewhere 

 

他在北京      

<Tā zài Běijīng.>  

He to be in Beijing. 

HE IS IN BEIJING.

 

Translate: IS HE IN CHINA?

KEY

他在中国吗?

Tā zài Zhōngguó ma?

 

Translate: HE ISN’T IN CHINA, HE IS IN EUROPE.

KEY

他不在中国,他在欧州。

<Tā bùzài Zhōngguó, tā zài Ōuzhōu.>

 

// WHERE / 哪里 <nǎli> 

你在哪里?      

<Nǐ zài nǎli?>  

You to be in where? 

WHERE ARE YOU?

 

// HERE 这里 <zhèli>  

我在这里。       

<Wǒ zài zhèli.>  

I to be in here. 

I’M HERE.

 

他也在这里吗?      

<Tā yě zài zhèlǐ ma?>  

He also be in here ma? 

IS HE HERE AS WELL?

 

 

Part of Lesson 1.2