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Skip to 0 minutes and 18 seconds In the previous video do you still remember question word 什麼(shén me) If you forget feel free to hit the link of video and watch it again Today, we will teach you another question word that you may find in the dialogue of this week 哪(nǎ) 哪(nǎ) It meas Which Could you give us an example on how to use 哪

Skip to 0 minutes and 48 seconds 是(shì)is to be 哪(nǎ)is which 國(guó)is country 人(rén)is person This literally means you are which country person So put it together you have what is your nationality or which country do you come from 國家(guó jiā)+ 人(rén) means people from that country For example 台灣(tái wān)is Taiwan 台灣人(tái wān rén)is Taiwanese 越南(yuè nán)is Vietnam so 越南人(yuè nán rén)is You may already know the answer right Yes correct It is Vietnamese I will give you another example 英國(yīng guó)is The United Kingdom so British is 英國人(yīng guó rén) Yeah that’s correct If someone ask you where you are from or your nationality how do you answer It’s easy You can just replace question word with a country to have a complete answer For example 你是哪國人(Nǐ shì nǎ guó rén) 我是(Wǒ shì)__ 人(rén) Now it’s time for practice 你是哪國人(Nǐ shì nǎ guó rén) 我是越南人(Wǒ shì yuè nán rén) so how about if people from The United Kingdom or The United State How do they say 我是英國人(Wǒ shì Yīng guó rén) 我是美國人(Wǒ shì Měi guó rén)

Where are you from?

When you go to a foreign country, you may often be asked “Where are you from?”. In this lesson, We will teach you how to answer this question.

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