What is your nationality?
A. “我是美国人 (wǒ shì měiguórén)” in this conversation means
“I am an American” or “I come from America.”
“汉语(hànyǔ)” is also known as “Mandarin” in many Chinese conversations.
It should be an answer for questions like “你住在哪？(nǐ zhù zài nǎ)
where do you live?”
This does not answer the question, either.
The correct answer is A.
In Chinese conversations, especially when you first meet someone as a foreigner, “你是哪国人 (nǐ shì nǎ guó rén) what is your nationality?” is a very common question. You may introduce yourself by saying “我是美国人 (wǒ shì měiguó rén) I am an American” or “我是英国人 (wǒ shì yīngguó rén) I am from U.K.” It is improper to say “我住在英国 (wǒ zhù zài yīngguó) I live in U.K.” for it does not answer the question.
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