FSI Mandarin

Biographic Information, unit 3

Target list

你们有孩子吗?有,我们有。Do you have any children? Yes, we have.
Nǐmen yǒu háizi ma? Yǒu, wǒmen yǒu.
刘先生没有美国朋友。Mr. Liú doesn't have any American friend.
Liú Xiānshēng méiyou Měiguo péngyou.
你们有几个男孩子,几个女孩子? How many boys and how many girls do you have?
Nǐmen yǒu jǐge nánháizi, jǐge nǚháizi?
我们有两个男孩子,一个女孩子。We have two boys and one girl.
Wǒmen yǒu liǎngge nánháizi, yíge nǚháizi.
胡先生胡太太有几个孩子?他们有两个孩子。How many children do Mr. and Mrs. Hú have? They have two children.
Hú Xiānsheng Hú Tàitai yǒu jǐge háizi? Tāmen yǒu liǎngge háizi.
是男孩子,是女孩子?都是女孩子。Are they boys or girls? Both of them are girls.
Shi nánháizi, shi nǚháizi? Dōu shi nǚháizi.
你们孩子都在这里吗? 不,两个在这里,一个还在美国。Are all your children here? No. Two are here, and one is still in America.
Nǐmen háizi dōu zài zhèli ma? Bù, liǎngge zài zhèlǐ, yíge hái zài Měiguó.
你家里有什么人?有我太太跟三个孩子。What people are in your family? There's my wife and three children.
Nǐ jiāli yǒu shénme rén? Yǒu wǒ tàitai gēn sānge háizi.
你家里有什么人?就有我父亲,母亲。What people are in your family? Just my father and mother.
Nǐ jiāli yǒu shénme rén? Jiù yǒu wǒ fùqīn, mǔqīn.

Vocabulary

爸爸【bàba】 papa; dad; father.
弟弟【dìdi】 younger brother; brother.
【dōu】 all; both; even; already.
父母【fùmǔ】 father and mother; parents.
父亲【fùqin】 father.
哥哥【gēgē】 (elder) brother.
【gēn】 and; heel; follow
【hái】 <adv.> still; yet; even more; still more; also; too; as well; in addition; passably; fairly; even.
孩子【háizǐ】 child; son or daughter; children.
【jǐ】 how many; a few; several; some.
家里【jiāli】 family; household
姐姐【jiějie】 elder sister; sister.
姐妹【jiěmèi】 sisters; brothers and sisters.
几个【jīgè】 several.
几个【jǐgè】 how many;
【jiù】 only; just; merely; exactly; precisely; <conj.> even if.
【liǎng】 two; both; either; a few; some.
妈妈【māma】 <informal> ma, mum, mummy; mother.
【méi】 not have; be without; be not so...as; less than; not more than; have not or did not.
妹妹【mèimèi】 younger sister; sister.
没有【méiyǒu】 not have; there is not; be without; not so ... as; less than.
【men】 (plural marker for pronouns and a few animate nouns).
母亲【mǔqin】 mother.
【nán】 man; male; son; boy.
男孩子【nánháizǐ】 boy.
你们【nǐmen】 you (second person plural).
【nǚ】 woman; female; girl; daughter.
女孩子【nǚháizi】 girl; sissy.
他们【tāmen】 they.
外祖父【wàizǔfù】 (maternal) grandfather.
外祖母【wàizǔmǔ】 (maternal) grandmother.
我们【wǒmén】 we.
兄弟【xiōngdì】 brothers; fraternal; brotherly.
兄弟姐妹【xiōngdì jiěmèi】 brothers and sisters.
【yǒu】 have; there is; exist.
【zhǐ】 <adv.> only; merely.
祖父【zǔfù】 (paternal) grandfather.
祖母【zǔmǔ】 (paternal) grandmother.
赢了【yíngle】 (I've) won