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Unit3 Lesson3 Extended Family

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结婚 jiéhūn to marry
离婚 líhūn to divorce
丈夫 zhàngfu husband
太太 tàitai wife
nán male
female
男孩儿 nánháir boy
女孩儿 nǚháir girl
男人 nánrén man
女人 nǚrén woman
已经 yǐjīng already
孩子 háizi kids/children
儿子 érzi son
女儿 nǚ'ér daughter
爷爷 yéye grandfather
奶奶 nǎinai grandmother
叔叔 shūshu father's younger brother
外公 wàigōng mother's father
外婆 wàipó mother's mother
舅舅 jiùjiu mother's brother
伯伯 bóbo father's elder brother
姑姑 gūgu father's sister
姨妈 yímā mother's sister
Dialogue
Zhāng Míng: Thomas, Zhèshì wǒde lǎobǎn Andy, Zhèshì tāde tàitai Julie.
张明: Thomas,这是我的老板Andy, 这是他的太太Julie.
  Thomas, this is my boss Andy, this is his wife Julie.
Thomas: Nǐmen hǎo! Hěngāoxìng rènshi nǐmen.
Thomas: 你们好!很高兴认识你们。
  Hello! Nice to meet you!
Andy and Julie: Nǐhǎo, Wǒmen yě hěn gāoxìng. Tīngshuōnǐ tàitai yězài Zhōngguó, shìma?
Andy and Julie: 你好,我们也很高兴。听说你太太也在中国,是吗?
  Hello, nice to meet you too. We heard of that your wife is also in China, isn't she?
Thomas: Shì, wǒmen yǐjīng jiéhūn liǎngniánle.
Thomas: 是,我们已经结婚两年了。
  Yes, we have already been married for 2 years.
Andy and Julie: Wǒmen jiéhūn shíyī nián le.
Andy and Julie: 我们结婚11年了。
  We have been married for 11 years.
Thomas: Nǐmen yǒu háizi ma?
Thomas: 你们有孩子吗?
  Do you have kids?
Andy and Julie: Shì, wǒmen yǒu yíge nánháir, yíge nǚháir, nánháir bǐ nǚháir dà sìsuì. Nǐne?
Andy and Julie: 是,我们有一个男孩儿,一个女孩儿。男孩儿比女孩儿大4岁。你呢?
  Yes, we have a son and a daughter. Our son is 4 years older than our daughter. And you?
Thomas: Wǒmen háiméiyǒu háizi ne.
Thomas: 我们还没有孩子呢。
  We do not have children yet.
Sentence Pattern
yǐjīng
1、已经already
Usage: yǐjīng (adv.) is used before a verb.
e.g.
Q: Nǐ yǐjīng jiéhūnlema?
你已经结婚了吗?
Have you already got married?
A: Wǒ méiyǒujiéhūn.
我没有结婚。
No, I haven’t.
Exercise:
Complete the dialogue.
A: Nǐ yǐjing jiéhūn le ma?
A:你已经结婚了吗?
B: __________________________。
háiméi(yǒu)…ne
2、还没(有)…呢not yet
Usage: You can add the particle 呢 to the end of a sentence with 还没(有).
e.g.
Wǒ hái méiyǒu tàitai ne.
我还没有太太呢。
I do not have a wife yet.
Wǒ háiméi jiéhūn ne.
我还没结婚呢。
I have not been married yet.
Exercise:
Fill in the blanks with 吗(ma) or 呢(ne)
Wǒ yǐjīng jiéhūn sìniánle, nǐ( )?
1) 我已经结婚四年了,你( )?
Nǐ yǒu gēge( )?
2) 你有哥哥( )?
Wǒ hái méiyǒu tàitai( ).
3) 我还没有太太( )。
Exercise
回答问题:Answer the Questions
Nǐ yǒu xiōngdìjiěmèi ma? Tā yǐjīng jiéhūnlema?
1) 你有兄弟姐妹吗?他/她已经结婚了吗?
Nǐ de hǎo péngyou jiào shénme míngzi? Tā yǒu háizi ma?
2) 你的好朋友叫什么名字?他/她有孩子吗?
Nǐ yǒu shūshu ma? Tāzài nǎr?
3) 你有叔叔吗?他在哪儿?
Nǐ yǒu gūgu ma? Tā jiéhūn lema?
4) 你有姑姑吗?她结婚了吗?