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试着 shìzhe try
享受 xiǎngshòu enjoy
图书馆 túshūguǎn library
休假 xiūjià vacation
海边 hǎibiān beach  
夏天放假 xiàtiān fàngjià summer break  
放松 fàngsōng relax  
零食 língshí snack  
饮料 yǐnliào drink  
玩具 wánjù toy  
防晒霜 fángshàishuāng sun block  
太阳镜 tàiyángjìng sun glasses  
安排 ānpái plan

Key Pharses

这里很热,我试着享受夏天 zhèlǐ hěn rè, wǒ shìzhe xiǎngshòu xiàtiān It’s very hot here, I’m trying to enjoy summer.
 帮我买一下咖啡  bāng wǒ mǎi yīxià kāfēi  Please help me buy coffee  
 有空打一下电话  yǒukòng dǎyīxià diànhuà  Call when you are free please  
洛杉矶天气很温和但是交通太差 luòshānjī tiānqì hěn wēnhé dànshì jiāotōng tài chà LA’s weather is nice but the traffic is bad.
别大声说话,这是图书馆 bié dàshēng shuōhuà, zhè shì túshūguǎn Don’t talk loud, this is a library

Dialogue

 夏天你休假吗?  xiàtiān nǐ xiūjià ma  Are you taking vacation in the summer?  
 我不喜欢夏天休假  wǒ bù xǐhuān xiàtiān xiūjià  I don’t like taking vacation in summer  
 为什么不喜欢?可以去海边,可以和家人一起旅行  wèishénme bù xǐhuān? kěyī qù hǎibiān, kěyǐ hé jiārén yīqǐ lǚxíng  Why do you dislike (it)? You can go to the beach, and travel with your family  
 可是很多人夏天旅行,人多不方便  kěshì hěnduō rén xiàtiān lǚxíng, rénduō bù fāngbiàn  But many people travel in the summer. Being crowded makes it inconvenient  
 所以你夏天不休假吗?  suǒyǐ nǐ xiàtiān bù xiūjià ma  So you don’t take vacation in summer?  
 但是我的孩子们夏天放假,所以我们偶尔也去旅行。你呢?  dànshì wǒde háizimen xiàtiān fàngjià, suǒyǐ wǒmen ǒuěr yě qù lǚxíng. nǐne  But my kids have summer break so we also travel occasionally. How about you?  
 我喜欢旅行可是夏天太热,所以我常常去海边放松一下  wǒ xǐhuān lǚxíng kěshì xiàtiān tài rè, suǒyǐ wǒ chángcháng qù hǎibiān fàngsōng yīxià  I like to travel but summer is too hot so I often go to the beach to relax a bit  
 在海边你做什么?  zài hǎibiān nǐ zuò shénme  What do you do on the beach?  
 我们总是带着零食,饮料,玩具和音乐  wǒmen zǒngshì dàizhe língshí, yǐnliào, wánjù hé yīnyuè  We always take snacks, drinks, toys and music  
 我可以和你们一起去吗?  wǒ kěyǐ hé nǐmen yīqǐ qù ma  May I go with you guys to the beach?  
好啊,别忘了防晒霜和太阳镜。 hǎo ā, bié wàngle fángshàishuāng hé tàiyángjìng Ok, don’t forget to take sun block and sunglasses.  
什么时间方便呢? shénme shíjiān fāngbiàn ne When is (it) convenient for you?  
我看一下手机。。。下周六怎么样? wǒ kàn yīxià shǒujī…xià zhōuliù zěnmeyàng Let me see my cellphone…how about next Saturday?  
太好了,我没有什么安排。 谢谢你! tài hǎo le, wǒ méiyǒu shénme ānpái. xièxie nǐ Great, I don’t have other plans. Thank you!  
别客气,人多更有意思 bié kèqi, rénduō gēng yǒuyìsi You’re welcome, the more the merrier.  

Flashcards for your review

Chinese Character – English

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Chinese Character – Pinyin

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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 we learned from lesson 6-9 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.