Lesson 16


Nationalities

Dialogue 1

Which country are you from? - Part 1

Jack nǐ  shì nǎ guó rén ?
“Jack, which country are you from?”
Jack ,你是哪国人
 
Wǒ shì měi guó rén
“I am an American.”  
我是美国人。
 
Nǐ de zhōng wén hěn hǎo
“Your Chinese is very good.”
你的中文很好。
 
Nǎ lǐ nǎ lǐ
“Nah...Not really.”  
哪里 哪里。

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Dialogue 2

Which country are you from? - Part 2

Nǐ shì nǎ guó rén ?
“Which country are you from?”
你是哪国人?
 
Wǒ shì jiā ná dà hù zhào dàn shì wǒ chū shēng zài hán guó
“I have a Canadian passport, but I was born in Korea.” 
我是加拿大护照,但是我出生在韩国。

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Vocabulary

měi guó rén American 美国人
zhōng guó rén Chinese 中国人
jiā ná dà rén Canadian   加拿大人
hán guó rén Korean 韩国人
yīng guó rén English 英国人
fǎ guó rén   French 法国人
dé guó rén German 德国人
yì dà lì rén Italian 意大利人
rì běn rén   Japanese   日本人
zhōng wén Chinese 中文
guó country
nǐ de your , yours 你的
which, where
nǎ lǐ where 哪里
hù zhào passport   护照
chū shēng   was/were born 出生
ài at, in, exist

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