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Listening and speaking
Question: Pick up a phone and ask if the person on the other
end is Xiao Wang.
1 Hello 喂 should be pronounced in the second tone.
Hint 2 是 小 王 吗
Answer 喂，是 小 王 吗？ Listen
Comments Alternatively: 喂, 你 是 小 王 吗wéi,
nĭ shì Xiăo Wáng ma? 喂，是 不 是 小 王 啊
wéi, shì bu shì Xiăo Wáng a? Or, 喂, 是 小 王 吧
wéi, shì Xiăo Wáng ba? The word 喂
hello can be pronounced in the second and fourth tones. 喂
wéi is pronounced in the second tone when making a telephone call, and in the fourth tone when calling for attention. When you introduce yourself on the phone in Chinese, 我
wŏ I is used instead of: " this is ...," as if you are talking to the person face-to-face: 我 是 小 李
wŏ shì Xiăo Lĭ
this is Xiao Li speaking.