Chinese Multimedia

Lesson 17

Video and text
Listening and speaking
Grammar exercises


Question: Ask your Chinese friend if his Chinese is better than that of your Chinese teacher.

Hint 1 Hint 1   Use the 比 construction
Hint 2 Hint 2   好 is used in this construction for to be better
Comments Answer  你 的 中 文 比 我 汉 语 老 师 的 好 吗 ? Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 你 的  汉 语  比 我 汉 语 老 师 的 好 吗
nǐ de  hànyǔ bǐ wǒ hànyǔ  lǎoshī de hǎo ma. The construction A 比BSV  ABSV. is used to compare two objects. The 'superior' noun should be placed before 比 , and a stative verb should be placed at the end of the sentence. For instance, 他 比 我 高 tā bǐ wǒ gāo he is taller than me.
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