1. 还【hái】 <adv. Still
a. I attended many classes, but I still cannot read hanzi.
2. 不【bù】 no; not.
a. I don’t want that book.
c. This sentence is not correct.
3. 起【qǐ】 rise; get up
a. Early to bed, early to rise
a. 早睡早起, 身体好
4. 走【zǒu】 walk; go
a. Walk with me
5. 巳【sì】one of the Earthly Branches,9:00am to 11:00am
6. 床【chuáng】 bed
a. At the hotel, we each wanted a separate bed.
7. 广【guǎng】 wide; vast
a. I often in Dalian walked in Xinghai Square
8. 木【mù】 tree
a. In the Spring, I want to plant a tree.
Last night I watched the movie "Das Boot". It's about a German submarine crew during World War II.
Although over 3 hours long, it's very well done and realistic.
I think it ranks with "All Quiet on the Western Front" and "Saving Private Ryan" as one of the great anti-war movies.
I have attached some phrases from "The Last Chinese Chef".
I love this book.
When I read it, it's almost like I'm back in China.
Parts of it brought tears to my eyes.
你放心好. (Ni fang xin hao). That means you should put your heart at ease. ...
不错Bu cuo. Not bad. It means so-so in English, doesn't it? But it's a sincere compliment in Chinese
What is Guanxi? 关系
From the family on out, food was at the heart of China's human relationships. It was the basic fulcrum of interaction. All meals were shared. Nothing was ever plated for the individual.
Shi wo yinggai-de, he thought, one of the first simple Chinese expressions he had learned. It’s what I should do.
To have work was jiào gu, to have grains to chew. To have lost one’s job was da po le fan wan, to have broken the rice bowl. These words made the difference between life and death for people who were poor, So these words contained a world.
Hao Jiu Bu Jian (Haven't seen you for a long time) (Long time, no see)
"Man man zou, "he said, Walk slow,
Prepare one phrase for each of the following words:
1. 每【měi】 every
2. 母【mǔ】 mother
3. .锻【duàn】 forge.
5. 段【duàn】 <measure> section; segment; part
6. .炼【liàn】 smelt; refine; temper with fire.
7. 东【dōng】 east; master; owner; host.
(First I show my homework to my Chinese teacher. THEN I will post them. After corrections, of course!)