Mandarin Class for Kids - Tongue Twister-How Many Balls Have They Bounced in Total?
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Tongue Twister-一共拍了几个球?(yíɡònɡ pāi le jǐ ɡè qiú?) How Many Times Have They Bounced in Total?

Oct. 16, 2014

Xiǎoniū hé xiǎoniú,
小妞     和   小牛,

The little girl and the little calf,

 

Yìqǐ  lái pāiqiú,
一起 来  拍球。
They bounce the ball together.

 

Xiǎoniū pāi dào liù,
小妞      拍  到   六,
The little girl bounces six times,

 

Xiǎoniú pāi dào jiǔ.
小牛      拍  到   九。
The little calf bounces nine times.

 

Xiǎoniū hé xiǎoniú,
小妞     和    小牛,
The little girl and the little calf,

 

Gònɡ pāi le  jǐ  ɡè qiú?
共      拍  了 几 个 球?
Bounced how many times in total?

 

Pronunciation

-iu

1. 小妞(xiǎoniū)      n.         little girl

 

2. 小牛(xiǎoniú)      n.          little calf

 

3. 球(qiú)                n.          ball

 

4. 六(liù               numb.     six

 

5. 九(jiǔ              numb.       nine

 

 

Quizzes:

1. How many times have the little girl and the little calf bounced in total?

A. 十四(shísì)

B. 十六(shíliù)

C. 十五(shíwǔ)

2. Which pronunciation of the following words contains “-iú”?

A. 流

 

B. 六

 

C. 油

 

3. Listen to the audio clips and choose the correct pinyin for it.

 

A. xuì

B. xiù

C. xī

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