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How to Say This and That in Chinese using 这 and 那

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ID: AI011 Newbie
  In this beginner "All the Way to Intermediate" lesson (ATWTI), we teach you how to say "This" and "That". These two demonstratives are useful when describing things you don't know the name of, which will come in useful when you want to do some shopping but don't know the exact noun or name of things. Here are other related lessons from our library that will supplement this lesson and boost your Chinese level. Identifying Family Members Condoms Is it Spicy?
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
zhè this
that
什么 shénme what
中文书 Zhōngwénshū Chinese book
这是什么?
zhè shì shénme ?
What is this?
这是中文书。
zhè shì Zhōngwén shū 。
This is a Chinese book.
那是什么?
nà shì shénme ?
What is that?
那是苹果。
nà shì píngguǒ 。
That is an apple.
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