I: Listen and Learn 2
the speaker icon of the following sentences and listen to the recording. The Chinese characters are in big5
- Zhè shì wǒ dìdi. [This is my (younger) brother. 這是我弟弟。]
- Tā yě zài
Zhóngguó. [He is also in China. 他也在中國。]
- Tā shì gōngchéngshī. [He is an engineer. 他是工程師。]
- Tā zài Shànghài
gōngzuò. [He works in Shanghai. 他在上海工作。]
'zài'...gōngzuò' means 'to work somewhere'. 'zài'
here serves as a preposition.
Pay attention to the position of a prepositional phrase in the sentence. In Chinese it occurs before the
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