We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #13: Coming & Going", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

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Coming & Going
Newbie 13: Coming & Going

A:

Come
Lai2


B:

Suggestion particle
Ba


A:

Suggest come - i.e. an invitation to come
Lai2 ba
来吧

B:

Suggest you come.
Ni3 lai2 ba.
你来吧。

A:

Go
Qu4


B:

Past tense particle
Le


A:

Will or Know how to
Hui4


B:

Early
Zao3


A:

Late
Wan3


B:

Restaurant
Fan4guanr3
饭馆儿

A:

Are you coming?
Ni3 lai2 ma?
你来吗?

B:

Have you come?
Ni3 lai2 le ma?
你来了吗?

A:

I've come!
Wo3 lai2 le!
我来了!

B:

You have come late.
Ni3 lai2 wan3 le.
你来晚了。

A:

I came early.
Wo3 lai2 zao3 le.
我来早了。

B:

Will you come?
Ni3 hui4 lai2 ma?
你会来吗?

A:

I will come.
Wo3 hui4 lai2.
我会来。

B:

Will you go?
Ni3 hui4 qu4 ma?
你会去吗?

A:

I won't go.
Wo3 bu2 hui4 qu4.
我不会去。

B:

Did you go?
Ni3 qu4 le ma?
你去了吗?

A:

I went.
Wo3 qu4 le.
我去了。

B:

Where did you go?
Ni3 qu4 le nar3?
你去了哪儿?

A:

I went to restaurant.
Wo3 qu4 le fan4guanr3.
我去了饭馆儿。

B:

You - why - went to restaurant?
Ni3 wei4shen2me qu4 le fan4guanr3?
你为什么去了饭馆儿?

A:

I'm hungry!
Wo3 e4 le!
我饿了!

B:

Do you like - go - restaurant?
Ni3 xi3huan1 qu4 fan4guanr3 ma?
你喜欢去饭馆儿吗?

A:

I - very - like - go to restaurant.
Wo3 hen3 xi3huan1 qu4 fan4guanr3.

我很喜欢去饭馆儿。 


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