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Chinese Nursery Rhyme-小鱼游游游(xiǎoyú yóu yóu yóu) The Little Fish Swims

Sep. 3, 2014

Hé lǐ xiǎoyú yóu yóu yóu,
河 里 小鱼   游    游   游,
The little fish swims in the river,


Yáo yáo wěiba diǎn diǎn tóu,
摇    摇    尾巴   点    点    头,
It shakes its tail and nods its head,


Yíhuìr shàng yíhuìr xià,
 一会儿 上     一会儿  下,
Up and down,


Hǎoxiàng kuàilè de xiǎo péngyou.
好像         快乐   的  小    朋友。
Like a happy child.



1. 小鱼(xiǎoyú)  n. little fish

   Yéye yǎng le sāntiáo xiǎoyú.
   爷爷    养  了   三条     小鱼。
  My grandfather has three little fish.


2. 尾巴(wěiba)  n. tail

    Wǒ jiā de xiǎogǒu xǐhuan yáo wěiba.
    我   家 的 小狗       喜欢    摇    尾巴。
    My family’s little dog likes to wag its tail.


3. 头(tóu)   n. head

    Bàba de tóu hěn dà, wǒ de tóu hěn xiǎo.
    爸爸 的   头   很  大,我 的 头    很  小。
    Dad’s head is big. My head is small.


4. 小朋友(xiǎo péngyou)   n. children

    Qīn’ài de xiǎo péngyou men, dàjiā zǎoshàng hǎo!
    亲爱   的 小      朋友       们,  大家    早上      好!
    Good morning, dear children.



1. What animal lives in water?

A. 小狗(xiǎogǒu)

B. 小鱼(xiǎoyú)

C. 小猫(xiǎomāo)

2. If a dog likes you, then it will probably wag its ___.

A. 尾巴(wěiba)

B. 头(tóu)

C. 腰(yāo)

3. If you are six years old, people might call you ___.

A. 中学生(zhōngxuéshēng)

B. 小学生(xiǎoxuéshēng)

C. 小朋友(xiǎo péngyou)

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