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Vocabulary and Grammar for Lesson 8 (Going Places)

  • Point to each word, say it, and have students repeat
subject   verb noun
   zài  xuéxiào 
 kéyǐ   qù  bàngōngshì
 lái  fàndiàn
Shéi      shāngdiàn
      nálǐ?

Practice: xuéxiào,bàngōngshì, fàndiàn,shāngdiàn

  • Practice answers by holding up card, have students repeat
  • (Then place one card in front of each student )

Practice: zài, bú zài, “Nǐ zài ma?”

  • (it means: located at)
  • Ask: Nǐ zài xuěxiào ma?  — zài / bú zài

Practice: nálǐ, “Nǐ zài nálǐ?”

  • (it means: located at)
  • (holding a card) ask: Nǐ zài nálǐ?  — zài  [xuěxiào]

Practice: qù, bú qù, … “Nǐ qù [xuěxiào] ma?”

  • (it means: go, in a direction away from the speaker)
  • (holding a card) ask: Nǐ qù nálǐ?  — qù [xuěxiào]

Practice: lái, bù lái, … Duì!

  • (it means: come, in a direction toward the speaker)
  • (holding a card) ask: Nǐ lái [zhèlǐ] ma?  — Duì!

Practice: kéyǐ, bù kéyǐ

  • (it means: go, in a direction away from the speaker)
  • (holding a card) ask: Nǐ kéyǐ lái [zhèlǐ] ma?  — kéyǐ!

Practice: jiàn

  • (it means: to meet – remember 再见 is literally “again meet”)
  • (holding a card) ask: Wǒmen kéyǐ zài [bàngōngshì] jiàn ma?  — kéyǐ!

Practice: ba, “Wǒmen qù ba”

  • (it means: “I am assuming you will say yes )
  • (holding a card) ask: Wǒmen zài [bàngōngshì] jiàn ba.  — Hǎo de

Practice: hǎo bù hǎo

  • (“verb, not verb” – is a question)
  • yǒu méiyǒu
  • yào bú yào
  • ké bù kéyǐ 

 

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