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Lesson 15 Study Guide
第十五課:中文系有多少學生
中文系個幾教口敢當互相新閱覽室雜誌本館

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Dialogue:
帕蘭卡
我們
中文系。
丁雲
:中文系
多少
學生

古波
我們
學生

丁雲
中國
老師

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Listen to the textbook recording for lesson 15.
Objectives:
  • Talk comfortably about your university department and your study of Chinese.
  • Respond to a compliment.
  • Be able to use numbers and measure words in Chinese with fluency.
  • Express "there is/are" in Chinese using 有.
  • Use 還 (hái) as an adverb, and know the difference between it and 也.
  • Say the following words, and sentences in Mandarin with fluency:
    1. Chinese written language, Chinese Department, how many, to teach, grammar, Chinese characters, still, spoken language, mutually, new, reading room, magazine, library
    2. There are 98 students in our Chinese Department.
    3. There are three teachers in our Chinese Department
    4. I have another Chinese teacher?
    5. Professor Xie teaches us spoken language.
    6. We study together.
    7. I often read magazines and pictorials in the new reading room.
    8. Where is the library?
    9. You flatter me.
  • Learn the pinyin and correct stroke order for the 19 characters introduced in lesson 15.
  • Learn the new vocabulary introduced in lesson 15. You can practice with the online Table Building Activity.
New Vocabulary:
Chinese Pinyin English
中文 Zhōngwén Chinese language 
  department 
  piece 
  how much 
 jiāo to teach 
語法 yŭfă grammar 
漢字 Hànzì Chinese characters 
  character 
 hái also 
口語 kŏuyŭ spoken language 
不敢當 Bù găndāng You flatter me 
互相 hùxiāng mutual 
 xīn new 
閱覽室 yuèlănshì reading room 
雜誌 zázhì magazine 
 bào newspaper 
 běn measure word 
圖書館 túshūguăn library 
那兒 nàr there 
Supplemental Vocabulary:
Chinese Pinyin English
 bān class, grade 
教室 jiàoshì classroom 
實驗室 shíyànshì laboratory 
 jiè to borrow 
生詞 shēngcí vocabulary 
Proper Names:
Chinese Pinyin English
 wáng a family name