Mandarin Chinese Lesson 4: 去 To go
Nĭ qù sùshè ma?
Are you going to the dormitory? B 对。你呢?
Duì. Nĭ ne?
Yeah, and you? A 我去食堂。
Wŏ qù shítáng.
I’m going to the canteen. B 再见。
See you. Example Sentences 我 不 要 去 上海。I'm not going to Shanghai.
Wǒ bù yào qù Shànghǎi.
I not go above-ocean. 你 要 去 书店 吗? Are you going to the bookstore?
Nǐ yào qù shūdiàn ma?
You go book-store question? 我 要 去 学校。 I'm going to school.
Wǒ yào qù xuéxiào.
I go study-school. 我 要 去 饭店。 I'm going to the restaurant.
Wǒ yào qù fàndiàn.
I go cooked-rice store. 你 朋友 要 去 办公室 吗? Is your friend going to the office?
Nǐ péngyou yào qù bàngōngshì ma?
You-of friend go manage-public-room question? 我 不 要 去 办公室。I'm not going to the office
Wǒ bù yào qù bàngōngshì.
I not go manage-public-room completed action. 我 要 去 茶馆。 I'm going to the tea house
Wǒ yào qù cháguǎn.
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|Mandarin is a tone language--that is, different pitch patterns actually distinguish one word from another. Mandarin has no irregular verbs or noun plurals to learn, because words have only a single form. Because Mandarin is completely unrelated to any European language, you may think it might be difficult to develop your vocabulary. However, it really is not that difficult. Why? The reason is that the meanings of many words consisting of two or more characters can be inferred from the meanings of the characters or even the roots of individual characters. So, your vocabulary can rapidly expand when you have grasped the basic characters and character roots.|