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What did you do yesterday?

Name
Pinyin
Chinese
English equivalent
A
Nǐ zuótiān gàn shénme le ?
你昨天干什么了?
What did you do yesterday?
B
Zuótiān wǒ gēn péngyou yīqǐ qí zìxíngchē le
昨天我跟朋友一起骑自行车了。
Yesterday I went with a friend for a bike ride
A
Nǐmen qíchē qù nǎr le?
你们骑车去哪儿了?
Where did you ride?
B
Qù Shìjì gōngyuán le.
去世纪公园了。
To Century Park.
A
Hǎo wán ma? Zuótiān de tiānqì zěnmeyàng?
好玩吗? 昨天的天气怎么样?
Was it fun? How was the weather?
B
Hěn hǎowán. Tiānqì yě bùcuò, yǒu shíhou yīntiān, yǒu shíhou qíngtiān. Hěn shūfu.
很好玩。 天气也不错,有时候阴天,有时候晴天。很舒服。
It was fun. The weather was also nice. Sometimes cloudy, sometimes sunny. Very comfortable.
A
Zài Shìjì Gōngyuán nǐmen chī le shénme ma?
在世纪公园你们吃了什么吗?
Did you eat anything at Century Park?
B
Zài Shìjì Gōngyuán méi chī ,kěshì hòulái wǒmen qù chī le bīngqílín.
在世纪公园没吃,可是后来我们去吃了冰淇淋。
No, but afterward we had some ice cream.

What did you do today?

Name
Pinyin
Chinese
English equivalent
A
Jīntiān zǎoshang nǐ shàngkè le ma?
今天早上你上课了吗?
Did you have class this morning?
B
Méi shàngkè. jīntiān wǒ méiyǒu kè.
没上课。今天我没有课。
No. I don’t have any classes today.
A
Nà, nǐ gàn shénme le?
那,你干什么了?
Then what did you do?
B
Wǒ qù le shāngdiàn mǎi dōngxi.
我去了商店买东西。
I went to the store to buy things.
A
Mǎi le shénme dōngxi?
买了什么东西?
What did you buy?
B
Wǒ mǎi le yī shuāng yùn dòng xié hé yī ge lánqiú.
我买了一双运动鞋和一个篮球。
I bought sports shoes and a basket ball.
A
Nǐ xǐhuān dǎ lánqiú ma?
你喜欢打篮球吗?
Do you like basket ball?
B
Xǐhuān.
喜欢。
Yes.

What did you do the last time?

Name
Pinyin
Chinese
English equivalent
A
Shàng cì nǐ qù Shànghǎi gàn shénme le?
上次你去上海干什么了?
Last time you were in Shanghai, what did you do?
B
Wǒ qù yī jiā diànnǎo gōngchǎng gōngzuò le.
我去一家电脑工厂工作了。
I worked in a computer factory.
A
Nǐ qù le shénme xīn de dìfang?
你去了什么新的地方?
Did you go to any new places?
B
Ā, wǒ qù le hěn yǒu yìsi de dìfang.
啊,我去了很有意思的地方。
Ah, I went to a very interesting place.
A
Shénme dìfāng?
什么地方?
What place?
B
Shì Bó Huì.
世博会。
Shanghai Expo
A
Shì ma? Nǐ de yìnxiàng zěnmeyàng?
是吗?你的印象怎么样?
Really? What did you think of it?
B
Wǒ juéde hěn yǒu yìsi, kěshì rén tài duō
我觉得很有意思,可是人太多。
I thought it was interesting, but too many people.

New Vocabulary

Pinyin
Chinese
English
le

(part) indicates completed action
méi

(adv) indicates something not done
shìjì
世纪
(n) century
hǎowán
好玩
(adj) fun
yǒu shíhou
有时候
(adv) sometimes
shūfu
舒服
(adj) comfortable
hòulái
后来
(adv) afterward
bīngqílín
冰淇淋
(n) ice cream
shàng

(v) attend


(n) class session
dōngxi
东西
(n)something
shuāng

(class) pairs of shoes, chopsticks, etc.
yùn dòng
运动
(n,adj) sports
xié

(n) shoes
jiā

(class) for companies
lánqiú
篮球
(n) basketball


(v) play (as in basketball, tennis, etc
xīn

(adj) new
dìfang
地方
(n) place
Shì Bó Huì
世博会
(n) Shanghai 2010 Expo
yǒu yìsi
有意思
(adj) interesting
yìnxiàng
印象
(n) impression

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