Level 2 Unit 19

Lesson 19.1

Another missed appointment

Lesson summary and vocabulary list

Talking to a friend, who forgot again about the appointment about tomorrow’s schedule.

  • The difference between 又 and 再
  • Introducing the future aspect
  • Making an appointment
  • Resultative verb endings

会huì will

博bó 物wù 馆guăn museum

展zhăn 览lăn exhibition

又yòu again

真zhēn 的de really/ truly

没méi 办bàn 法fă cannot/ no way

房fáng 子zǐ house/ flat/ residence

已yǐ 经jīng already

之zhī 后hòu after that

别bié 的de other

后hòu 天tiān the day after tomorrow

足zú 球qiú 赛sài soccer (football) game

赛sài competition/ game/ race

看kàn 到dào saw

门mén 口kǒu doorway/ entrance

Lesson 19.2

Talking about a good friend

Lesson summary and vocabulary list

Talking about a mutual friend who was walking around downtown when you saw him.

  • Negative form of continuous tense
  • Use of 才, for example: only yesterday did I see him….
  • Use of 懂, 对and 错 as resultative verb endings

见jiàn 到dào

最zuì 近jìn recently

城chéng 里lǐ in town

在zài for progressive tense

逛guàng 街jiē shopping/ browsing

没méi 在zài negative progressive tense

逛guàng 逛guàng walk around

买măi 到dào bought

拆chāi to take apart/ unwrap

Lesson 19.3

Asking a friend to an art exhibition

Lesson summary and vocabulary list

Asking a friend to go to an art exhibition together, however, he has seen it already, twice!

  • 把 with directional verb ending: 出去, 出来,进来,出来
  • The difference between 才 and 就

件jiàn measure for counting 事

重zhòng 要yào 的de important

跟gēn with

讲jiăng 电diàn 话huà to speak on the phone

开kāi 玩wán 笑xiào to joke

拿ná to take

出chū 来lái to come out

出chū 去qù  to go out

美měi 术shù 馆guăn fine art museum

从cóng …..起qǐ since ….

周zhōu 末mò weekend

张zhāng 大dà 千qiān a famous artist

画huà 展zhăn art exhibition

第dì prefix for ordinal numbers

Audio Review

The help you consolidate what you have learned in the first unit, we have put together a quick audio review recording. The audio review will help you with your listening comprehension and remind you of some Chinese sentence patterns and vocabulary.