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ID: 4018 Elementary
In this lesson, we focus on the structure, first....and then... (先...再...) This is useful when you are making plans, or telling a story and want to order your thoughts. For example, first, we'll eat, and then go to the cinema. Click the grammar tab as well as the grammar tags to find more examples and lessons.
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xiǎng would like
to go
鞋子 xiézi shoes
书店 shūdiàn bookstore
wǒmen wǎnshang zuò shénme ?
What are we doing tonight?
wǒmen xiān chīfàn zài kàn diànyǐng 。
Let's eat then go see a movie.
xiànzài ne ?nǐ yīnggāi yǐjīng yǒu jìhuà le ba ?
Now? You must already have plans, no?
wǒ xiǎng xiān qù mǎi yǐnliào ,zài qù xiédiàn mǎi xiézi 。
I want to go and buy a drink, then go shopping for shoes.
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