Chinese Multimedia

Lesson 2

Video and text
Listening and speaking
Grammar exercises
Multiple choice


Questioning image Question: Tell your friend that you want to invite her for a meal.

Hint 1 Hint 1   A modal verb is used
Hint 2 Hint 2   想 is placed before the main verb 请
Comments Answer  我 想 请 你 吃 饭 。 Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 我 要 请 你 吃 饭
wŏ yào qĭng nĭ chīfàn. A modal verb such as 想 xiăng or 要 yào is placed before a main verb, as in 小 王 要 去 中 国 Xiăo Wáng yào qù Zhōngguó Xiao Wang wants to go to China or Xiao Wang is going to China.
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