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Where Are You? How to Use 在 with Location in Chinese
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ID: AI012 Newbie
How to talk about location in Chinese In this All the Way to Intermediate lesson, we teach you how to use the important character 在 (zài) when discussing location. For example, how to say "Where are you?" or "I am at work". Learn some basic Chinese grammar and word order so that you can begin asking where people are, asking for directions in a foreign city, or telling people your own location. Here are other related lessons from our library that will supplement this lesson and boost your Chinese level. Where Is The 在 At? Where Do You Live? Where Are My Socks?
Tue Nov 21 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|不在||bùzài||not located at|
Fiona ,nǐ bàba zài nǎlǐ ？
Fiona, where is your father?
bàba zài péngyou jiā 。
My father is at a friend's house.
nǐ mèimei zài nǎlǐ ？
Where is your sister?
wǒ mèimei zài xuéxiào 。
My sister is at school.
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