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Continued Tone Change Series #4 - I Can't Find You!

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ID: 4292 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 episode, we're going to learn and practice the tone change rules for 不 [bù] through a phone conversation inside a noisy club. Let's check it out right now!
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酒吧 jiǔbā bar
V不到 bùdào not achieved
门口 ménkǒu gate
黄色 huángsè yellow (color)
我到酒吧了,你在哪儿?我找不到你。
wǒ dào jiǔbā le ,nǐ zài nǎr5 ?wǒ zhǎo bùdào nǐ 。
I’ve arrived at the bar. Where are you? I can not find you.
我在门口。
wǒ zài ménkǒu 。
I am at the entrance.
你穿黄色,对不对?
nǐ chuān huángsè ,duì bù duì ?
You are wearing yellow, aren’t you?
那不是我,我穿蓝色。
nà búshì wǒ ,wǒ chuān lánsè 。
That’s not me. I’m wearing blue.
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