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Getting started with Chinese 3
Getting started with Chinese 3

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Week 2: My dad is older than my mum


This week, you will further explore ways of describing people and objects, in particular, how to compare them using . By the end of the week, you will be able to form comparisons freely using the adjectives you studied last week.

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As you explore Chinese culture this week, you will be introduced to four-character idioms. These are special sayings which you can use to impress your Chinese friends! To test your understanding and revise the key language structures and vocabulary covered in this week, there is a Quiz section. This is followed by sections for consolidation and extension of your learning, where apart from further practice there will be time for you to reflect on what you have learned and your learning experience of the week. In this section, you will also learn about register in the Chinese language.

Nǐ zhǔnbèi hǎo le ma? 你准备好了吗? Are you ready?

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