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Lesson 5-2 Study Guide
At a Friend's House

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: 昨天晚上,王朋和李友去高文中家玩儿。在高文中家,他们认识了高文中的姐姐。她叫高小音,在学校的图书馆工作。她请王朋喝茶,王朋喝了两杯。李友不喝茶,只喝了一杯水。他们一起聊天儿,看电视。王朋和李友晚上十二点才回家。

  • Use culturally appropriate language for welcoming a guest.
  • Make sentence moderating tone of voice using 一下儿 and 一点儿.
  • Form descriptive sentences using adjectives as predicates.
  • Create directional and locative sentences using 在.
  • Compose “where” questions using 哪儿.
  • List common drinks and the proper measure word for each.
  • Construct questions and appropriate responses used when making, accepting, or declining dates or appointments.
  • Memorize new vocabulary and correctly write the characters introduced in this lesson.
  • Explain Chinese notions of privacy and the role it plays when interacting with friends and acquaintances.
  • Describe the influence tea has in Chinese culture, and list some common types of Chinese tea.
  • Learn the pinyin and correct stroke order for the 6 characters introduced in lesson 5-2.
  • Learn the new vocabulary introduced in lesson 5-2. You can practice with the online Table Building Activity.
New Vocabulary
 Chinese Pinyin English
玩儿 wán(r) to have fun; to play 
 le (a dynamic particle) 
图书馆 túshūguǎn library 
一起 yìqǐ together 
聊天儿 liáotiān(r) to chat 
 liáo to chat 
 tiān sky 
 cái not until, only then 
回家 huí jiā to go home 
 huí to return