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Question: You really want to know if your friend drinks Chinese
tea. Try to find this out from a friend of his. [Use a choice-type
1 喜 不 喜 欢
Hint 2 呢 can be used to reinforce the question
Answer 他 喜 不 喜 欢 喝 中 国 茶 呢？ Listen
Comments Alternatively: 他 喜 欢 喝 中 国 茶 吗
tā xĭhuān hē Zhōngguó chá ma or 他 喜 欢 不 喜 欢 喝 中 国 茶
xĭhuān hē Zhōngguó chá without the emphasis on the question. 呢
ne is placed at the end of a sentence. It can be used in the following situations: 1. To ask the same question of the person you are having the conversation with, as in: A: 你 好 吗
nĭ hăo ma?
how are you? B: 我 很 好. 你 呢
wŏ hěn hăo. nĭ ne? I am very well, and you? 2. As the question word: where? 我 的 书 呢
wŏ de shū ne?
where is my book? 3. To reinforce questions formed with a question-word
(who? what? which? when? why? where?) and to show that a speaker really wants to know the answer, as in: 他 是 哪 国 人 呢
tā shì nă guó rén ne?
what nationality IS he? 你 看 的 是 什 么 书 呢
nĭ kàn de shì shénme shū ne? what book ARE you reading? 你 去 哪 儿 呢
nĭ qù năr ne?
where ARE you going?