Part I: Listen and Learn 4
Click on the speaker icon of the
following sentences and listen to the recording. The Chinese characters
are in big5 format.
John, n Zhnggu
de hn ho.
John, you speak Chinese very well.
shu de b
Oh, no. Not that well.
I can speak a little Chinese.
I am learning Chinese now.
N de losh
Is you teacher a Chinese?
Yes, he is a Chinese and he came from Shanghai.
bu hu shu
Can he speak English?
shu de hn
Yes, he speaks English very well.
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is a polite way to respond to the compliment such as 'You speak Chinese
very well.' Never respond to it saying: 'Xixie!'
Chinese people are modest and humble. They will not say 'xixie'
to respond to compliments.