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Continued Tone Change Series #2 - Trying Out a New Restaurant
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ID: 4274 Elementary
In our previous newbie tone change series, we have introduced the tone change rules for 不, 一, two third tones, and three third tones. Just like many other aspects in the Chinese language, tone changes are more nuanced than the rules you see in textbooks. That's why for the elementary tone change series, we decided that we would reinforce the rules with the help of dialogues that you hear in everyday conversations. Practice and familiarize yourselves with the sounds, and you'll be a tone master in no time! In this lesson, we talk about the tone change rules of the character 一 [yī] “one” with a useful dialogue about two friends trying out a new restaurant for the first time!
Thu Jan 16 2020 | Joe, Joy
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|第一次||dìyīcì||the first time|
|试一试||shìyīshì||to have a try|
|请||qǐng||to treat someone to something|
dìyīcì lái zhèlǐ ma ？
Is this your first time coming here?
duì a ！wǒ yīzhí xiǎng lái shìyīshì 。
Yes, I always wanted to come and try it.
jīntiān wǒ qǐng nǐ 。duō chī yīdiǎnr5 。
I’m treating you today. Eat more.
hāhā ，chī wán zhè yī dà pán chǎofàn ，mǎshàng jiù biàn pàng le 。
Haha. After eating this big plate of stir-fried rice, I am going to gain weight immediately.
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