4 Hello or goodbye?
Now you are more familiar with expressions for greeting and taking your leave, complete the activity below.
Look at the images below and drag and drop each one next to the short exchange that matches the picture.
Then, reveal the answer.
Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.
a.A: Nín hǎo!
B: Nín hǎo!
c.A: Nǐ hǎo!
B: Nǐ hǎo!
- 1 = a
- 2 = b
- 3 = c
How did you get on? If you were not sure of any of these answers, take a look at the correct matches below. You can also click on the recordings to listen to the exchanges.
1. This picture shows two businessmen shaking hands formally. The correct greeting would be ‘Nín hǎo!’.
2. This picture shows friends waving goodbye to each other, so the correct expression would be ‘Zàijiàn!’.
3. This picture shows two friends shaking hands warmly to say hello, so the correct expression would be ‘Nǐ hǎo!’.