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Play this Game to Learn Chinese Word Order
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ID: QW0421 Elementary
ChinesePod user Walter asked about basic word order in Mandarin Chinese, so we devised a little game that you can play at home or in class with your friends or teacher. The concept is simple but incredibly fun and useful. Get 4 cups or containers and write down some words that fit into the following categories; person time place doing what... Now order the cups into this order and take turns reading what you have written. This will get you used to using the correct word order in Chinese of 谁 》 什么时候 》在哪里 》 做什么。
Fri May 13 2016 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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shéi zài nǎli zuò shénme ）
wǒ zài gōngyuán tī zúqiú 。
I'm playing soccer at the park.
shéi shénme shíhou zài nǎli zuò shénme ）
píkǎqui1 qiántiān zài wūdǐng chī huǒguō 。
Pikachu was on the roof having hot pot the day before yesterday.
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