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Getting started with Chinese 1
Getting started with Chinese 1

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10 Practising and consolidating

The best way to remember new vocabulary and key phrases is to practise. What did you score for the Week 1 Quiz? What did you find difficult? How could you manage better next time?

In Week 1, you were introduced to an important point of pronunciation which should help with your listening and speaking skills. Did you practise the different sounds j and x? Why not return to that section and practise again?

Activity 8

If you would like further practice, match the following Pinyin words to their corresponding English.

Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. nĭ hǎo

  2. xièxie

  3. nín hǎo

  4. zàijiàn

  5. nĭ chī le ma

  • a.How do you do?

  • b.Thank you

  • c.Bye

  • d.Have you eaten?

  • e.Hello

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = e
  • 2 = b
  • 3 = a
  • 4 = c
  • 5 = d