Notes for CME2 L8-L10

HideShow resource information

一会儿, yí huìr

  • a little while, a short time

画一会儿儿 - to draw for a little while

(verb-yí huìr-noun)

Example:

看一会儿电影 (kàn yí huìr diàn yǐng)

to watch movies for a little while

1 of 10

完... 以后... wán... yǐ hòu

看 完 电 影 以 后... (wán kàn diàn yǐng yǐ hòu)

After finishing the movie..

verb-wán-object/noun-yǐ hòu

Example:

他 每天 做 完 作业 以后看 电视. (Tā měitiān zuò wán zuòyè yǐhòu kàn diànshì)

Everyday, after he finshes homework, he watches TV.

2 of 10

都... dōu...

first object/verb, second verb/object,  ...xǐhuan...

Example: 

看电视, 看电影, 我都喜欢 (Kàn diànshì, kàn diànyǐng, wǒ doū xǐhuan)

I like watching both movies and TV.

3 of 10

Duration of Time (time)

  • 分钟 (fēn zhōng) 

minute 

  • 三刻钟 (sān kè zhōng)

forty-five minutes (kè=15 minutes)

  • 半 个小时 (bàn ge xiǎo shí)

half an hour (xiǎo shí= an hour)

4 of 10

Duration of Time (week, month, year)

  • 天 (tiān)

day

  • 年 (nián)

year

  • 星期 (xīng qī)

Week

Day & Week follow this format: number-个-minutes(30min, 15min)-time

Year follows this format: number-年-months/half

5 of 10

Duration of an Action

  • 他做作业做了两个小时。(tā zuó zuó yè zuó le liǎng gè xiǎoshí)

He did his homework for 2 hours. (pronoun-verb-object-repeat of verb-time)

  • 他没天做三个小时的作业。(tā méi tiān zuò sān gè xiǎoshí de zuòyè)

Everyday, he does his homework for 3 hours.(pronoun-everyday-verb-time frame-de-object)

6 of 10

跟。。 。 一起 , gēn... yì qǐ

跟。。 。 一起  (gēn... yì qǐ)

(together) with...

  • 我没天跟小明一起打网球. (Wǒ méi tiān gēn xiǎomíng yīqǐ dǎ wǎngqiú)

Everyday, I play tennis with Xiao Ming. (pronoun-when-gēn-person-yīqǐ-verb and subject)


7 of 10

除 了。。以外, chú le... yǐ wài

  • 除 了。。以外, chú le... yǐ wài

besides; except

  • 除 了打球以外, 他喜欢音乐。(Chúle dǎqiú yǐwài, tā xǐhuan yīnyuè.)

Besides ball games, he likes music. (chú le-subject/object-yǐ wài-pronoun-verb-object/subject)


8 of 10

Two Actions at the Same Time

  • 一边。。。一边 (yì biān... yì biān)

two actions happening at the same time 

  • 他 喜欢一边看电视一边吃饭。(Tā xǐhuan yībiān kàn diànshì yìbiān chīfàn.)

He likes to eat while watching TV. (pronoun-like-yì biān-verb and object-yìbiān-verb and object)

9 of 10

正在, zhèng zài

  • 正在 (zhèng zài)

In the process of

  • 他正在学钢琴. (Tā zhèngzài xué gāngqín)

He is learning to play the piano. (pronoun-zhèng zài-verb-object)

10 of 10

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Chinese resources:

See all Chinese resources »See all CME2 resources »