We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie 9: Drink", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Announcer:

Drink
Newbie 9: Drink

A:

Drink
He1


B:

You drink what?
Ni3 he1 shen2me?
你喝什么?

A:

You want to drink what?
Ni3 yao4 he1 shen2me?
你要喝什么?

B:

You not drink what?
Ni3 bu4 he1 shen2me?
你不喝什么?

A:

What are you drinking?
Ni3 zai4 he1 shen2me?
你在喝什么?

B:

I can drink?
Wo3 ke3yi3 he1 ma?
我可以喝吗?

A:

I can't drink?
Wo3 bu4 ke3yi3 he1 ma?
我不可以喝吗?

B:

I - why - can't drink?
Wo3 wei4shen1me bu4 ke3yi3 he1?
我为什么不可以喝?

A:

You drank?
Ni3 he1 le ma?
你喝了吗?

B:

They don't drink?
Ta1men bu4 he1 ma?
他们不喝吗?

A:

They - why - don't drink?
Ta1men wei4shen2me bu4 he1?
他们为什么不喝?

B:

They - not - thirsty.
Ta1men bu4 ke3.

他们不渴。 


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