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Lesson 6 Do you have siblings?

Objectives: 1. Say numbers from 0-10 2. Say family members: dad, mom, siblings, children, son, daughter, family 3. Ask and answer the question Do you have.?I have, I dont have 4. Ask and answer the question How many.(kids, brothers..)do you have? 5. Know the difference between j and du sho 6. Know the measure word for people g. 7. Know when to use r or ling when saying number two. Vocabulary & Phrases English zero one two three four five six seven eight nine ten family dad mom older brother younger brother older sister younger sister siblings children lng y r sn s w li q b ji sh ji b ba m ma g ge d di ji jie mi mei xing d ji mi hi zi Pinyin http://www.wangwaychinese.com Chinese characters

son daughter I love my family. photo to have not have Do you have siblings? Do you have older brother? Do you have kids? measure word for person three persons two kids How many(less than 10) How many, how much (any numbers) How many older sisters do you have? How many people do you have in your family? How much Chinese can you speak?

r zi n r W i w ji. zho pin

yu mi yu N yu xing d ji mi ma? N yu g ge ma? N yu hi zi ma? g sn g rn ling g hi zi j du sho N yu j g ji jie? N ji yu du sho g rn? N hu shu du sho hn y?

Grammar 1. Is 2 (r) or (ling)? When counting, number 2 is r, but if there is a noun after number 2, for example, 2 people, 2 kids, 2 cats etc, youll say ling instead of r Two people= ling g rn Two kids= ling g hi zi

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2. j and du sho j: means how many, it is used to when the speaker already knows that the number of the answer would be fewer than 10 du sho: means how many and how much. du=many, much sho=few, little

n yu j g r zi?

How many sons do you have?

If you time travel back to ancient China and ask a Chinese emperor how many kids he has, you would use du sho: n yu du sho g hi zi? Since Chinese emperors usually way more than 10 kids. n yo du sho shu? How much water do you want?

3. The tone change for number one First, to help understand these tone changing rules easier, please imagine number one is like a self-centered, showy number in the number world. When counting, number one is pronounced as y (first tone). In other situations, the default pronunciation of number one is y(fourth tone), for example, y q=together, y mo=one dime

However, if y is followed by another fourth tone, y feels that its individuality is threatened, so it will change to second tone y, for example, one person: y g rn y g rn one dollor: y kuiy kui

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Dialogue Practice

1 A: n yu xing d ji mi ma?

B: yu, w yu y g g ge. N ne? A: w mi yu.

2 A: N ji yu j g rn? B: w ji yu s g rn, w b ba, m ma, w mi mei h w.

3. A: _______________________ zho pin ma?(Is this your family photo?) B: du. A: zh sh n g ge ma? B: b sh, _____________________(I dont have an older brother). Zh sh w d di. A: t jio shn me mng zi? B: Li Lei.

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4. A: zh sh shu? B: zh sh w ji jie. An yu j g ji jie? Bji y g. . =only one (sister)

5. A: N yu mi yu hi zi? B: w yu__________________________(I have two kids). Y g r zi, y g n r.

6. A: How much Chinese can you speak? B: I can speak a little.

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