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Lesson 2

Video and text
Listening and speaking
Grammar exercises
Multiple choice


Questioning image Question: Suggest to your friend that he/she goes to see a Peking opera with you tonight.

Hint 1 Hint 1   吧 is used
Hint 2 Hint 2   一 起 should be placed before a main verb
Comments Answer  我 们 今 天 晚 上 一 起 去 看 京 剧 吧 ? Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 今 天 晚 上 我 们一 起 去 看 京 剧 吧
jīntiān wăngshang wŏmen yìqĭ qù kàn jīngjù ba? or 今 天 晚 上我 们一 起 去 看 京 剧 好 吗 jīntiān wăngshang wŏmen yìqĭ qù kàn jīn jù hăo ma? Time "when" is placed before verbs, co-verbs and adverbs. 吧 ba is used for making suggestions. It is placed at the end of a statement, 我 们 去 喝 酒 吧 wŏmen qù hē jiǔ ba should we go and have something to drink? 好 吗 hăo ma is similar to 吧 ba, but 吧 ba is more assertive and definite than 好 吗 hăo ma.
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