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Chinese Nursery Rhyme: Little Dogs, My Good Friends

Oct. 30, 2013

Little Dogs, My Good Friends

Xiǎogǒu xiǎogǒu wǒ de hǎo péngyou,

小狗       小狗       我 的  好    朋友,

 

Little dogs are my good friends,

Gěi nǐ gěi nǐ  yíkuài xiǎo gǔtou,
给   你 给 你  一块    小    骨头,

 

I'll givie you a piece of bone,

Wānɡ wānɡ wānɡ wānɡ duì wǒ diǎndiǎn tóu,
汪        汪      汪     汪      对  我  点点头,

 

You nod to me with “wang, wang, wang, wang,”

Bào bào bào bào wǒ  de hǎo péngyou.
抱    抱     抱  抱    我   的  好   朋友。

 

I hug, hug, hug, my best friend.

Vocabulary:

1. 小狗  noun  xiǎogǒu  a little dog

Wǒ de xiǎogǒu hěn kě'ài.
我   的  小狗      很   可爱。

 

My little dog is very cute.

2. 朋友   noun   pénɡyou   friend

Tā shì nǐ de péngyou ma?
他  是  你 的 朋友        吗?

 

Is he your friend?

3. 点头   verb   diǎntóu   nod

Tā xiànɡ wǒ diǎntóu wènhǎo.
他  向      我  点头      问好。

 

He greeted me with a nod.

Exercises:

1. ____ is an animal.

A. 小狗(xiǎogǒu)

B. 小草(xiǎocǎo)

C. 骨头(gǔtou)

2. The meaning of “friend” is ___.

A. 同学(tónɡxué)

B. 亲人(qīnrén)

C. 朋友(péngyou)

3. When you greet someone, you usually __ to him or her.

A. 点头(diǎntóu)

B. 摇头(yáotóu)

C. 低头(dītóu)

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