Chinese Multimedia

Lesson 10

Video and text
Listening and speaking
Grammar exercises
Multiple choice


Question: Tell your friend that you made a Chinese meal last night and it turned out to be a very good one.

Hint 1 Hint 1   The measure word for meals is 顿 dùn
Hint 2 Hint 2   Try to use 得 the complement of degree construction for the second half of the sentence
Comments Answer  昨 天 晚 上 我 作 了 一 顿 中 国 饭 , 作 得 很 好 吃 。 Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 昨 天 晚 上 我 作 的 那 顿 中 国 饭 很 好 吃
zuótiān wăngshang wŏ zuò de nà dùn Zhōngguó fàn hěn hăo chī. As indicated in the above answer, the aspect marker 了 le is placed after the main verb 作 zuò, before 一 顿 中 国 饭 yí dùn Zhōngguó fàn . This sentence pattern is commonly used for describing completed actions, as in 买 了 三 本 书 măi le sān běn shū bought 3 books and 吃 了 两 顿 饭 chī le liăng dùn fàn ate two meals.
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