Chinese Multimedia

Lesson 10

Video and text
Listening and speaking
Grammar exercises
Multiple choice


Question: Tell your friend that you will cook a few dishes for her tonight.

Hint 1 Hint 1   Use 几
Hint 2 Hint 2   A measure word is needed after 几
Comments Answer  我 今 天 晚 上 给 你 作 几 个 菜 。 Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 我 今 天 晚 上 给 你 作 些 菜
jīntiān wăngshang gěi nĭ zuò xiē cài. 几 can be used not only as a question how many, but can also be used as 些 xiē some / a few. It is difficult to distinguish between the meanings without knowing the context of the conversation.
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