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Dialogue 1 and homework

Today we will learn how to describe something’s ownership and price.

New words

手 表 shǒu biǎo watch

千 qiān thousand

3000 三 千 sānqiān

8400 八 千 四百 bāqiān sìbǎi

¥5000 五 千 块 钱 wǔqiān kuài qián

Language points

“的” can be used after a pronoun, an adjective or a verb in a phrase, to indicate a nominal phrase with its headword omitted.

pronoun/adjective/verb+的+(noun nominal)

这 本 书 是 我 的。(=我 的 书)Zhè běn shū shì wǒ de. (=Wǒ de shū)

This book is mine.(=my book)

这个 杯子 是 昨天 买 的。(=昨天 买 的 杯子)Zhège bēizi shì zuótiān mǎi de. (=Zuótiān mǎi de bēizi)

This cup is bought yesterday.(=the cup bought yesterday)

我 的 房间 是 新 的。(=新 的 房间)Wǒ de fángjiān shì xīn de.(=Xīn de fángjiān)

My room is new.(=new room)

Dialogue 1

A:这 块 手表 是 你 的 吗?Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo shì nǐ de ma?

Is this watch yours?

B:不是 我 的。是 我 爸爸 的。Bùshì wǒ de. Shì wǒ bàba de.

No, it isn’t. It’s my father’s.

A:多少 钱 买 的? Duōshǎo qián mǎi de?

How much is it?

B:三 千 多 块。Sānqiān duō kuài.

More than 3000 yuan.

Let’s try to read it again just in characters.

A:这块手表是你的吗?

B:不是我的。是我爸爸的。

A:多少钱买的?

B:三千多块。

Homework

We learnt the expressions about the daily ownership and the price over 1000.

这 块 手表 是 爸爸 的,三 千 多 块 买 的。Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo shì bàba de, sānqiān duō kuài mǎi de.

Please try to describe the items in your room or on your desk after class.

Example:

Item Ownership Price
1. book mine ¥35
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HSK Standard Course Level 2: 2.1

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