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Listen to the passage and answer the following questions.

  1. What is Xiao Wang's Chinese like? Answer

  2. How do I get to Xiao Wang's place? Answer

  3. Where will Xiao Wang wait for me this evening? Answer

Reading and writing

Written Assignment

Read the following conversation and describe briefly why this conversation is funny.

-        请问用汉语怎么说I don’t know?

-        我不知道。

-        谢谢。

-        我不知道,你为什么谢我?

-        我谢谢你,因为你回答了我的问题。

-        我没回答你。

-        你是回答了我的。你说我不知道。

-        对,我是说了我不知道(的)。因为我不知道怎么说I don’t know 

Translate the following passage into Chinese.

I started to learn Chinese from September. I know how to say ‘sorry, I don’t understand what you said’ in Chinese, that is very useful. I also know how to ask ‘how much’ in Chinese, that is very useful too. My friend and my teacher help me to learn Chinese. I listen to Chinese on the internet and I speak Chinese at home. Can you also give me some help?