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Chinese Nursery Rhyme: I Found a Penny (Elementary)

Jun. 1, 2016

一分钱 (Yìfēnqián) I Found a Penny

 

 

Wǒ zài mǎlù biān jiǎndào yìfēnqián,
我   在  马路  边    捡到     一分钱,
I found a penny on the street,

 

Bǎ tā jiāogěi jǐngchá shūshu shǒu lǐbian.
把 它  交给    警察     叔叔     手   里边。
And handed it over to Uncle Policeman. 

 

Shūshu názhe qián,
叔叔      拿着    钱,
The Uncle Policeman took the penny,

 

Duì wǒ bǎ tóu diǎn.
对   我  把  头   点。
And nodded his head at me.

 

Wǒ gāoxìng de shuō le shēng: “Shūshu, zàijiàn!”
我     高兴    地  说    了  声:   “叔叔,  再见!”
I happily said:"Uncle, goodbye!"

 

 

What have you learned from this nursery song?

Vocabulary:

1. 钱 (qián

 

Wǒ yǒu liǎngyuán qián.
我    有     两元       钱。
I have two Yuan.

 

Zhègè píngguǒ duōshǎo qián?
这个     苹果       多少       钱?
How much money is this apple?

 

2. 叔叔 (shūshu)

 

Lìli   de shūshu shì yīshēng.
丽丽的  叔叔    是   医生。
Lily’s uncle is a doctor.

 

Sījī shūshu sòng wǒ qù xuéxiào.
司机叔叔    送    我  去  学校。
Uncle Driver sends me to school.

 

3. 再见 (zàijiàn)

 

Péngyou, zàijiàn!
朋友,     再见!
Goodbye, friends!

 

Líkāi shí, wǒ duì māma shuō zàijiàn.
离开 时,我 对   妈妈    说   再见。
I said goodbye to my mom when I was leaving.

 

Exercises:

1. Which one of the following means uncle? ___

A. 妈妈 (māma)
B. 叔叔 (shūshu)
C. 爸爸 (bàba)

2. When you finish school and go home, what will you say to your classmates? ___

A. 你好。(Nǐhǎo.)
B. 早上好。(Zǎoshanghǎo.)
C. 再见。(Zàijiàn.)

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