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Vocab

海边 Hǎibiān beach
沙子 Shāzi sand
轻松 Qīngsōng relaxing
Dài carry, take, bring
东西 Dōngxī things, stuff
阳伞 Yángsǎn sun umbrella
沙滩椅 Shātān yǐ beach chairs
经验 Jīngyàn experience
放松 fàngsōng relax
家长 jiāzhǎng parents
休闲 xiūxián leisure
花费 huāfèi expense
单调 dāndiào monotonous
拥挤 yǒngjǐ crowded
度假 dùjià vacation

Sentence/Phrase

我们应该先做重要的事,比如运动 wǒmen yīnggāi xiān zuò zhòngyào de shì, bǐrú yùndòng we should do important things first such as working out.
哥哥不应该忘记我的生日 Gēgē bù yìng gāi wàngjì wǒ de shēngrì older brother should not forget my birthday
来度假的一家人 Lái dùjià de yījiā rén family who come for vacation
容易生气的Jack Róngyì shēngqì de Jack Jack who is easy to get angry
我的英文词汇不够多,读不懂英文报纸 Wǒ de yīngwén cíhuì bú gòu duō, dú bù dǒng yīngwén bàozhǐ My English vocabulary is not enough to read an English newspaper
我刚吃过晚饭,吃不下蛋糕 Wǒ gāng chīguò wǎnfàn, chī bú xià dàngāo I just had dinner so I can’t eat cake.
Jason 喜欢自己一个人吃饭,因为喜欢安静 Xǐhuān zìjǐ yīgè rén chīfàn, yīnwèi xǐhuān ānjìng Jason likes to eat alone because he likes quiet.
姐姐很高兴,因为她升职了 Jiějiě hěn gāoxìng, yīnwèi tā shēng zhíle Older sister ishappy because she got promoted

Dialogue

John这个周末你有什么特别的安排吗? Zhège zhōumò nǐ yǒu shénme tèbié de ānpái ma John this weekend do you have any special plans?
我要去海边,因为孩子们喜欢 Wǒ yào qù hǎibiān, yīnwèi háizimen xǐhuān I’m going to the beach, because the kids like it.
在海边你们都做什么? Zài hǎibiān nǐmen dōu zuò shénme What do you do at the beach?
孩子们玩沙子,我工作。 Háizimen wán shāzi, wǒ gōngzuò The kids play with the sand, I work
工作?到海边应该休息,玩水吧,不应该工作吧 Gōngzuò? Dào hǎibiān yīnggāi xiūxí, wán shuǐ ba, bù yìng gāi gōngzuò ba Work? At the beach you should rest, play with water, you shouldn’t work
孩子们自己玩,所以我很轻松,工作也觉得轻松 Háizimen zìjǐ wán, suǒyǐ wǒ hěn qīngsōng, gōngzuò yě juédé qīngsōng The kids play by themselves, so I feel at ease, he work I feel is very easygoing
哈哈,也是。全家人一起去要带很多东西吧? Hāhā, yěshì. Quánjiā rén yīqǐ qù yào dài hěnduō dōngxī ba Haha, I see. The whole family going together, do you need to bring a lot of stuff?
是啊,阳伞,沙滩椅,玩具,吃的喝的,车上都装不下了。 Shì a, yángsǎn, shātān yǐ, wánjù, chī de hē de, chē shàng dū zhuāng bùxiàle Yes, umbrella, beach chairs, toys, food, can’t fit it all on the car.
去海边应该带什么? Qù hǎibiān yīnggāi dài shénme When going to the beach what should you take?
有很多呢,Michelle,我给你发email 吧。 Yǒu hěnduō ne,Michelle, wǒ gěi nǐ fā email ba There’s a lot, Michelle, I’ll send you an email
好啊,谢谢你。 我没有很多去海边的经验。 Hǎo a, xièxiè nǐ. Wǒ méiyǒu hěnduō qù hǎibiān de jīngyàn Ok, thank you. I don’t have much experience going to the beach

Short Essay

因为空间大,阳光足,海边让人放松和快乐 Yīnwèi kōngjiān dà, yángguāng zú, hǎibiān ràng rén fàngsōng hé kuàilè Because of a lot of space, plenty of sunshine, the beach lets people feel relaxed and happy
小孩子们喜欢玩水也让家长轻松 Xiǎo háizimen xǐhuān wán shuǐ yě ràng jiāzhǎng qīngsōng Children playing in the water allow the parents to feel at ease
海边休闲可以花费多也可以花费少,适合不同的人 Hǎibiān xiūxián kěyǐ huāfèi duō yě kěyǐ huāfèi shǎo, shìhé bù tóng de rén Seaside leisure can cost a lot or cost not so much, depending on different people
不喜欢去海边的人也有自己的理由风景单调,拥挤,还有不喜欢沙子 Bù xǐhuān qù hǎibiān de rén yěyǒu zìjǐ de lǐyóu, fēngjǐng dāndiào, yǒngjǐ, hái yǒu bù xǐhuān shāzi People who don’t like the beach also have their own reasons such as the scenery being too boring, or too
crowded or no liking sand.
近年来 不少中国游客都选择去海边度假休闲 Jìnnián lái bù shǎo zhōngguó yóukè dōu xuǎnzé qù hǎibiān dùjià xiūxián In the recent years, many Chinese choose to vacation and travel to the beach for leisure

Flashcards for your review

Chinese Character – English

  • 海边
    beach
  • 休闲
    leisure
  • 沙子
    sand
  • 经验
    experience
  • 拥挤
    crowded
  • 单调
    monotonous
  • carry, take
  • 家长
    parents
  • 放松
    relax
  • 花费
    expense
  • 阳伞
    sun umbrella
  • 度假
    vacation
  • 沙滩椅
    beach chairs
  • 轻松
    relaxing
  • 东西
    things, stuff

Chinese Character – Pinyin

  • 放松
    fàngsōng
  • 沙子
    Shāzi
  • 单调
    dāndiào
  • 拥挤
    yǒngjǐ
  • 海边
    Hǎibiān
  • 阳伞
    Yángsǎn
  • 家长
    jiāzhǎng
  • 轻松
    Qīngsōng
  • 花费
    huāfèi
  • 经验
    Jīngyàn
  • Dài
  • 沙滩椅
    Shātān yǐ
  • 东西
    Dōngxī
  • 休闲
    xiūxián
  • 度假
    dùjià

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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.

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