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Nursery Rhyme-三只小熊(Sān zhī xiǎoxiónɡ) Three Little Bears

Nov. 5, 2014

Sān zhī xióng zhù zài yìjiā,
三    只   熊     住  在  一家,

Three little bears live in a house,

 

Xióng bàba, xióng māma, xióng bǎobèi.
熊       爸爸,熊     妈妈,  熊      宝贝。
Father bear, mother bear, and baby bear.

 

Xióng bàba a  hěn pàng,
熊      爸爸  啊 很    胖,
Father bear is very fat,

 

Xióng māma a hěn miáotiao,
熊        妈妈 啊 很     苗条,
Mother bear is very slender,

 

Xióng bǎobèi a hěn kě’ài,
熊        宝贝  啊 很   可爱,
Baby bear is very cute.

 

Yìtiān yìtiān zhǎngdà zhe.
一天   一天     长大      着。
He grows up day by day.

 

 

Vocabulary:

1. 爸爸(bàba)      n.      father

    Bàba hěn ài wǒ.
    爸爸  很  爱 我。
    My father loves me very much!

 

2. 妈妈(māma)       n.       mother

    Wǒ māma shì yīshēng.
    我    妈妈  是    医生。
    My mother is a doctor.

 

3. 宝贝(bǎobèi)       n.      baby

    Zhè gè xiǎo bǎobèi zhēn kě'ài!
     这   个   小    宝贝     真    可爱!
    The little baby is so lovely!

 

Quizzes:

1. What is the Chinese word for “father”?

A. 哥哥(gēge)

B. 姑姑(gūgu)

C. 爸爸(bàba)

2. Nancy calls Linda “妈妈(māma).” This means Linda is Nancy’s ___

A. mother

B. aunt

C. sister

3. What does “宝贝(bǎobèi)” mean?

A. child

B. baby

C. kids

See Answers

Chinese for Kids 

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General Chinese (Beginner Level)

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