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How to talk about travel plan in Chinese

Dialogue 1 A:我要去北京旅游,你觉得什么时候最好?Wǒ yào qù Běijīnɡ lǚyóu , nǐ juéde shénme shíhou zuì hǎo? I am thinking of a trip to Beijing. When do you think is the best time? …

Dialogue 3 and homework

New words 非常 fēicháng adv. very, extremely 开始 kāishǐ v. to begin, to start 已经 yǐjīng adv. already Language points “……的时候”indicating time “Num-M+的时候”indicates time For example: 十点的时候开始下雨。Shí diǎn de shíhòu …

Pinyin

Stresses in sentences Some parts of a sentence may be stressed just because of their grammatical functions, without conveying any special idea or mood. This kind of stress is called …

Dialogue 2 and homework

New words 接 jiē to receive, to take, to accept 接电话 jiē diànhuà to pick up the call 晚上 wǎnshang evening, night 晚上好 wǎnshang hǎo good evening 晚安 wǎn ān …

Dialogue 1 and homework

New words 生日shēngrì n birthday 快乐kuàilè adj. happy or glad 生日快乐!Shēngrì kuàilè ! Happy birthday! 给gěi prep. to or for Language points Sentence with “是……的”: emphasizing the agent of an …

New words and language points

New words 房间 fángjiān room 我 的 房间 wǒ de fángjiān my room 这个 房间 Zhège fángjiān this room 丈夫 zhàngfū husband 女儿 nǚ’ér daughter 儿子 érzi son 爸爸 bàba …

Dialogue 1 and homework

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 …

Pinyin

Stress patterns of words with three syllables “Medium-stressed+Light+Stressed” Structure 收音机 shōuyīnjī 新加坡 Xīnjiāpō 好莱坞 Hǎoláiwù 电视剧 diànshìjù “Medium-stressed+Stressed+Light” Structure 胡萝卜húluóbo 没关系 méiguānxi 老 狐狸 lǎo húli 毛孩子 máoháizi “Stressed+Light+Medium-stressed” Structure …

New words and language points

New words 休息 xiūxi to have or take a rest 忙 máng busy 时间 shíjiān time 有 时间 yǒu shíjiān have time 没有 时间 méiyǒu shíjiān don’t have time 累 …

Language points and dialogue 1

Language points Questions using “是不是” If you want to raise a question and is somehow certain about the fact or situation, question using “是不是”is often used. 你 喜欢 运动 吗?Nǐ …

New words and language points

New words 药 yào medicine, drug 中药 zhōngyào Chinese traditional medicine 西药 xīyào Western medicine Normally the “吃” is used in the expression “to take medicine” “吃药chī yào”. If the …

New words and language points

New words 高 gāo tall, high 他 很 高。Tā hěn gāo. 他 不 高。Tā bù gāo. 多 + 高?duō gāo 他 多 高?Tā duō gāo? 米 mǐ meter 一米 yì …

New words and Dialogue 4

New words 它 tā pron. it 它们 tāmen plural of it Please note: 他 tā and 她 tā share the same pronunciation with 它; 他 refers to man; 她 refers …

Pinyin

Stress in Disyllabic words In most cases the stress pattern is “medium-stressed +stressed” structure For example 老师 lǎoshī 学校 xuéxiào ,the second syllable is stressed and lasts longer than the …