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Lesson 17 Study Guide

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  • Learn the pinyin and correct stroke order for the 16 characters introduced in lesson 17.
  • Learn the new vocabulary introduced in lesson 17. You can practice with the online Table Building Activity.
New Vocabulary
 Chinese Pinyin English
 Chē a family name 
 píng bottle 
 māo cat 
點上 diǎnshang to light up (a lamp) 
狐狸 húli fox 
叫醒 jiàoxǐng to wake (someone) up 
漂亮 piàoliang pretty 
精神病 jīngshénbìng mental illness 
蕎麥 qiáomài buckwheat 
便宜 piányi to be cheap 
種子 zhǒngzi seed 
 jīn (unit of weight) = 1/2 kilogram 
下雨 xià yǔ to rain 
十倍 shí bèi tenfold 
  hectare (approximately 2.5 acres)