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Video Lesson: The Traffic in Beijing Is Terrible!

Sep. 26, 2018

Have you ever been shocked by the poor quality of something? Have you been frustrated by how people act? Do you want to know how to express your disappointment in Chinese?

 
Exercises in the Video:

1. A: Becky, wǒmen jīntiān wèishénme yào kāi zhèige huì?
    B: Wǒmen zuìjìn de xiāoshòu qíngkuàng tài chàjìnr le, jīnglǐ yào wǒmen zhǎo yuányīn.
    What can be inferred from the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Their recent sales are good.
    B. Their recent sales are not good.
    C. Their recent sales are neither good nor bad.

2. A: Becky, nǐ zěnme la? Hái hǎo ma?
    B: Wǒmen jīntiān de bǐsài shū le. Wǒ de biǎoxiàn hěn chàjìnr.
    What can be inferred from the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Becky is always confident in herself.
    B. Becky thinks that she performed horribly in the game.
    C. Becky thinks that she performed well in the game.

3. A: Becky, shàng zhōu de Yīngyǔ kǎoshì zěnmeyàng?
    B: Ài! Wǒ de Yīngyǔ tài chàjìnr le! Zhèi cì zhǐ kǎo le sì shí fēn!
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Becky juéde zǐjǐ de yīngyǔ hěn chà.
    B. Becky juéde zǐjǐ de yīngyǔ hěn hǎo.
    C. Becky juéde yīnɡyǔ hěn jiǎndān.

4. A: Becky, are these the books you bought on the Internet last week?
    B: Shì a, Anna. Wǒ hěn xǐhuan zhèi běn Twilight City.
    A: Wǒ kàn guò zhèi běn shū, gǎnjué tǐng làn de.
    B: Shì ma? Wǒ juéde hái búcuò a.
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Both Becky and Anna think that Twilight City is good.
    B. Becky thinks that Twilight City is not good but Anna doesn’t think so.
    C. Anna thinks that Twilight City is not good but Becky doesn’t think so.

5. A: Nǐ hǎo, Becky! Hǎo jiǔ bú jiàn! Nǐ zěnme lái zhèr la?
    B: I just graduated from college and moved here from Beijing.
    A: Nǐ wèishénme bú zài Běijīng gōngzuò ne?
    B: I want to work in a city with the better environment. Běijīng de kōngqì tài làn le!
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Becky left Beijing because she could not find a job there.
    B. Becky left Beijing because she thought the air quality is terrible there.
    C. Becky left Beijing because she could not afford the rent there.

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