We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #7: Have, Want, Give, Please", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

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Have, Want, Give, Please
Newbie 7: Have, Want, Give, Please

A:

I want.
Wo3 yao4.
我要。

B:

You want what?
Ni3 yao4 shen2me?
你要什么?

A:

I want water.
Wo3 yao4 shui3.
我要水。

B:

I have water.
Wo3 you3 shui3.
我有水。

I give you water.
Wo3 gei3 ni3 shui3.
我给你水。

A:

Thanks.
Xie4xie.
谢谢。

I don't have sugar.
Wo3 mei2you3 tang2.
我没有糖。

I want sugar.
Wo3 yao4 tang2.
我要糖。

Please give me sugar.
Qing3 gei3 wo3 tang2.
请给我糖。

B:

I give you sugar.
Wo3 gei3 ni3 tang2.
我给你糖。

Do you want salad?
Ni3 yao4 sha1la1 ma?
你要沙拉吗?

A:

I don't want salad, thanks.
Wo3 bu2 yao4 sha1la1, xie4xie.

我不要沙拉,谢谢。 


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