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Lesson 1-1 Study Guide
Exchanging Greetings
你好请问贵姓我呢小姐叫什么名字先生李友王朋

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Dialogue:
A:你好!
B:你好!
A:请问,您贵姓?
B:我姓李,你呢?
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Objectives:
  • Exchange basic greetings.
  • Request a person’s last name and full name and provide your own.
  • Determine whether someone is a teacher or student.
  • Ascertain someone’s nationality.
  • Learn the pinyin and correct stroke order for the 21 characters introduced in lesson 1-1.
  • Learn the new vocabulary introduced in lesson 1-1. You can practice with the online Table Building Activity.
New Vocabulary
 Chinese Pinyin English
  you 
 hǎo fine; good; nice; O.K.; it's settled 
 qǐng please (polite form of request); to treat or invite someone 
 wèn to ask (a question) 
 guì honorable; expensive 
 xìng (one's) surname is...; to be surnamed; surname 
  I; me 
 ne (question particle) 
小姐 xiǎojie Miss; young lady 
 jiào to be called; to call 
什么 shénme what 
名字 míngzi name 
先生 xiānsheng Mr.; husband; teacher 
李友 lǐ yǒu (a personal name) 
  (a surname); plum 
王朋 wáng péng (a personal name) 
 wáng (a surname); king