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Vocab

暑假 shǔjià summer break
退休 tuìxiū retire
考试 kǎoshì test, exam
夏令营 xiàlìngyíng summer camp
发烧 fāshāo fever
开车 kāichē drive a car
新闻 xīnwén  news
 消息  xiāoxi  news (less formal)
 开业  kāiyè  business is open
 特点  tèdiǎn  feature
文化 wénhuà culture
花木兰 huāmùlán Mulan
比起 bǐqǐ compared to
面积 miànjī area
狮子王 shīzǐ wáng Lion king
不少 bùshǎo not few, many
粗糙 cūcāo crude; rough
食物 shíwù food

Sentence/Phrase

今年暑假你买电脑吗?我有电脑了 jīnnián shǔjià nǐ mǎi diànnǎo ma? wǒ yǒu diànnǎo le Are you buying a computer this summer break? I already have a computer.
 爷爷去工作吗?爷爷退休了  yéye qù gōngzuò ma? yéye tuìxiū le  Is grandpa going to work? Grandpa has retired.
 宝宝今年两岁吗?宝宝三岁了  bǎobǎo jīnnián liǎng suì ma? bǎobǎo sān suì le  Is the baby 2 year old this year? The baby is already 3 years old.
 妈妈不在家吗? 妈妈走了  māma búzài jiā ma? māma zǒule  Is mom not at home? Mom is already gone
 下周有考试,没办法去看球赛了  xiàzhōu yǒu kǎoshì, méi bànfǎ qù kàn qiúsài le  There is an exam next week and there is no way to watch the game
 Sam 早上喝过咖啡了  zǎoshàng hē guò kāfēi le  Sam has had his coffee this morning
 妹妹睡觉前洗过澡了  mèimei shuìjiào qián xǐguò zǎole  Younger sister has taken a shower before going to bed
 弟弟去过夏令营了  dìdi qùguò xiàlìngyíng le  Younger brother has gone to the summer camp
 爸爸在德国住了两年  bàba zài déguó zhù le liǎng nián  Dad has lived two years in Germany
 奶奶发烧了三天  nǎinai fāshāo le sāntiān  Grandma has had a fever for three days
姐姐开了半小时车 jiějie kāile bàn xiǎngshí chē Older sister has driven for half an hour
Steven 打了一下午游戏 dǎle yī xiàwǔ yóuxì Steven has played video games for the whole afternoon

Dialogue

Mary 最近你看新闻了吗?有什么好消息吗? Mary zuìjìn nǐ kàn xīnwén le ma? yǒu shénme hǎo xiāoxi ma? Mary have you seen the news recently? Is there any good news?
上海迪士尼开业了 shànghǎi díshìní kāiyè le Shanghai’s Disney has opened
是吗?开业多长时间了? shì ma? kāiyè duō cháng shíjiān le? Really? How long has it been open?
开业10天了,人很多,吃的比较贵 kāiyè 10 tiān le, rén hěnduō, chī de bǐjiào guì It’s been open for 10 days, lots of people, food is comparatively expensive
上海迪士尼有什么特点? shànghǎi díshìní yǒu shénme tèdiǎn Is there any special feather about Shanghai’s Disney?
有中国文化,比如花木兰会说北京话 yǒu zhōngguó wénhuà, bǐrú huāmùlán huì shuō běijīnghuà There’s Chinese culture, for example Mulan can speak in Beijing language
上海迪士尼开业了,香港迪士尼人会少一点了 shànghǎi díshìní kāiyè le, xiānggǎng díshìní rén huì shǎo yīdiǎn le Shanghai’s Disney opened, so Hong Kong’s Disney will have a little less people
我去过洛杉矶和奥兰多的迪士尼了,有机会我想去看看上海的迪士尼 wǒ qùguò luòshānjī hé àolánduō de díshìní le, yǒu jīhuì wǒ xiǎng qù kànkan shànghǎi de díshìní I went to LA and Orlando’s Disney, if there’s a chance I’d like to see Shanghai’s Disney

Short Essay

上海迪士尼今年6月16号开业了。比起香港迪士尼,上海迪士尼面积更大,有不少中国文化特色,比如会说东北方言的狮子王,会说北京话的花木兰。但是也有人说上海迪士尼有些粗糙,食物太贵。

上海迪士尼今年6月16号开业了 shànghǎi díshìní jīnnián 6 yuè 16 hào kāiyè le Shanghai Disneyland on June 16 this year opened for business
比起香港迪士尼,上海迪士尼面积更大 bǐqǐ xiānggǎng díshìní, shànghǎi díshìní miànjī gèng dà Compared to Hong Kong’s Disney, Disney’s Shanghai are is larger
有不少中国文化特色,比如会说东北方言的狮子王,会说北京话的花木兰 yǒu bùshǎo zhōngguó wénhuà tèsè, bǐrú huì shuō dōngběi fāngyán de shīzǐ wáng, huì shuō běijīnghuà de huāmùlán There are many kinds of Chinese culture, such as the Lion King will speak in northeast dialect, and Mulan would speak in Beijing dialect
但是也有人说上海迪士尼有些粗糙,食物太贵 dànshì yě yǒu rén shuō shànghǎi díshìní yǒuxiē cūcāo, shíwù tàiguì But some people say Shanghai Disney is a little rough, and the food is too expensive

Flashcards for your review

Chinese Character – English

  • 新闻
    news
  • 特点
    feature
  • 花木兰
    Mulan
  • 发烧
    fever
  • 夏令营
    summer camp
  • 开业
    business is open
  • 面积
    area
  • 不少
    not few, many
  • 开车
    drive a car
  • 狮子王
    Lion king
  • 消息
    news (less formal)
  • 考试
    exam
  • 退休
    retire
  • 粗糙
    crude; rough
  • 暑假
    summer break
  • 文化
    culture
  • 比起
    compared to
  • 食物
    food

Chinese Character – Pinyin

  • 特点
    tèdiǎn
  • 花木兰
    huāmùlán
  • 狮子王
    shīzǐ wáng
  • 食物
    shíwù
  • 考试
    kǎoshì
  • 新闻
    xīnwén
  • 夏令营
    xiàlìngyíng
  • 开业
    kāiyè
  • 开车
    kāichē
  • 比起
    bǐqǐ
  • 粗糙
    cūcāo
  • 文化
    wénhuà
  • 消息
    xiāoxi
  • 不少
    bùshǎo
  • 暑假
    shǔjià
  • 退休
    tuìxiū
  • 发烧
    fāshāo
  • 面积
    miànjī

In the comments bellow practice making a sentence or two in Chinese using any of the following:

1. Try using any of the verbs or nouns we learned to make a sentence.

2. Use any grammar points in this lesson to make sentences.

Animated Stroke Order Just highlight and copy the character, paste in the small box bellow and press enter to see the stroke order. Use the whiteboard to better familiarize with Chinese characters.