Getting started with Chinese 2
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3 Time expressions

Now have a go at Activities 3 and 4.

Activity 3

Listen to the recordings and answer the True/False questions that follow. (Try to answer without revealing the transcript).

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Tāmen tiāntian zǎoshang kàn diànshì. 他们天天早上看电视。

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They watch TV every evening.

a. 

True


b. 

False


The correct answer is b.

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Wǒ wǎnshang xiě hànzì. 我 晚 上 写 汉 字

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I write Chinese characters in the evening.

a. 

True


b. 

False


The correct answer is a.

Select the correct option to complete this sentence.

From the above listening, we can conclude: in Chinese, time expressions such as ‘every morning’, ‘in the evening’ etc. must be placed:

a. 

before the verbs such as ‘watch TV / surf the internet’ etc.


b. 

at the end of a sentence, as in English.


The correct answer is a.

Activity 4

Listen to the audio and select the activities you hear. (Try to answer without revealing the transcript).

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Wǒ xīngqīyī hé xīngqī’èr wǎnshang xué zhōngwén. Wǒ xīngqīsān wǎnshang kàn diànshì. 我星期一和星期二晚上学中文。我星期三晚上看电视。

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a. 

Learn Chinese.


b. 

Watch TV.


c. 

Go online.


d. 

Read English books.


The correct answers are a and b.

Listen to the audio and select the activities you heaer. (Try to answer without revealing the transcript).

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Wǒ xīngqīsì wǎnshang xiě hànzì. Wǒ xīngqīwǔ wǎnshang shàng wǎng. Wǒ xīngqītiān wǎnshang kàn diànyǐng. 我星期四晚上写汉字。我星期五晚上上网。我星期天晚上看电影。

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a. 

Learn Chinese literature.


b. 

Write Chinese characters.


c. 

Go online.


d. 

Watch movies.


e. 

Cook.


The correct answers are b, c and d.

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