Chinese Multimedia

Lesson 3

Video and text
Listening and speaking
Grammar exercises
Multiple choice


Questioning image Question: Tell a friend that your department has five teachers who teach Chinese grammar.

Hint 1 Hint 1   A measure word is used
Hint 2 Hint 2   五 个
Comments Answer  我 们 系 有 五 个 老 师 教 汉 语 语 法 。 Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 我 们 系 有 五 位 老 师 教 汉 语 语 法
wŏmen xì yŏu wǔ wèi lăoshī jiāo hànyǔ yǔfă. The measure word 个 ge unit of is used for many objects, such as 人 rén people , 系 departments, 图 书 馆 túshūguăn libraries, 阅 览 室 yuèlănshì reading rooms and in fact most of the nouns which appear in the text here. A measure word is placed after 每 měi every, 这 zhè this, 那 that or the question words 几 how many, 哪 which and followed by a noun.
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