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Monthly Mandarin Review (Test) – Key Learning Points in March, 2014

Apr. 15, 2014

We have published 4 issues of newsletter in March, 2014. Have you read all of them? Let’s see how much you have learned from this month’s issues!

1. Asking Questions in Chinese (Elementary)

Please choose the correct answer to fill in the blank.

Zhāng Míng: Lǐ Lì, _____
张        明: 李 丽,_____

Zhang Ming: Li Li, do you want to learn Mandarin?

Lǐ Lì: Dāngrán, wǒ xiǎng xué.
李丽:当然 ,   我  想     学。

Li Li: Of course, I do.

A. 你想不想学汉语?(nǐ xiǎng bu xiǎng xué hànyǔ?)

B. 想不想你学汉语?(xiǎng bu xiǎng nǐ xué hànyǔ?)

C. 你学汉语想不想?(nǐ xué hànyǔ xiǎng buxiǎng?)

2. Alternative Choice Questions (Elementary)

Please choose the correct answer to fill in the blank.

Lucy: Mary shì nǐ de jiějie ___ mèimei?
Lucy:Mary是 你 的 姐姐 ___  妹妹?

Lucy: Is Mary your elder sister or younger sister?

Jim: Tā shì wǒde jiějie.
Jim:她 是  我的  姐姐。

Jim: She is my elder sister.

A. 还是(háishì)

B. 或者(huòzhě)

3. The Extended Meaning of “零(líng)” (Elementary)

Please choose the correct answer to fill in the blank.

Jenny: Gary,  nǐ xǐhuān chī nǎ zhǒng____?
Jenny:Gary,你 喜欢 吃   哪 种_____?

Jenny: Gary, which kind of snacks do you like to eat?

Gary: Wǒ xǐhuān chī shǔtiáo.
Gary我   喜欢   吃  薯条。

Gary:  I like to eat chips.

A. 零花钱 (líng huā qián)

B. 零食 (língshí)

C. 零钱 (língqián)

D. 零分 (língfēn)

4. Popular Chinese Word “极品(jípǐn)”  (Elementary)

Please choose the correct answer to fill in the blank.

Lily: Zhāng Wěi, nǐ juéde Linda zěnmeyàng?
Lily:张       伟,你 觉得  Linda 怎么样?

Lily: Zhang Wei, what do you think about Linda?

Zhāng Wěi: Tā shì ge jípǐn!
张         伟:她 是  个 极品!

Zhang Wei: She is an unusual person!

In the dialogue above, Zhang Wei means that___.

A. He thinks Linda is very excellent.

B. He seldom meets Linda.

C. He can hardly understand Linda’s behavior.

D. He likes Linda very much.

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