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Lesson 1

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Listening and speaking
Grammar exercises
Multiple choice


Questioning image Question: Tell your classmate that Xiao Wang is a very busy man.

Hint 1 Hint 1   忙 is placed in front of 人
Hint 2 Hint 2   The adverb 很 cannot be used here. Try to use 大.
Comments Answer  小 王 是 大 忙 人 。 Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 小 王 是 一 个 很 忙 的 人
Xiăo Wáng shì ge hěn máng de rén. 忙 máng can be followed by 人 rén to form a noun phrase: 忙 人 mángrén a busy person. 大 modifies the noun phrase 忙 人 mángrén a very busy person. Many monosyllabic stative verbs can be placed before nouns to form a noun phrase, 好 人 hăorén a good person.
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