Lesson 18 你怎么认识他的? How do you know him?
怎么 zěnme How / 怎么 样 zěnmeyàng How is it? / 上班 shàngbān Start of work /
怎么样 zěnmeyàng is of the more ubiquitous questions in spoken Chinese. It can mean both "how about doing something" and "what's it like", depending on the context.Example sentences: 他 怎么 去 上班? How does he get to work?
Some examples: 老师 的 英语 怎么样？Lǎoshī de yīnɡyǔ zěnmeyànɡ? How is the teacher's English?; 这部 小说 怎么样？ Zhè bù xiǎoshuō zěnmeyànɡ? How is this novel?; 我们 喝 白酒， 怎么样？Wǒmen hē báijiǔ, zěnmeyànɡ? How about we drink some baijiu?
Tā zěnme qù shàngbān? He how go on-work? 王 小姐 的 英语 怎么样? How is Ms. Wang's English?
Wáng xiǎojiě de Yīngyǔ zěnmeyàng?
Wang little-big-sister English how-manner? 他 的 汉语 怎么样? How is his Mandarin?
Tā de Hànyǔ zěnmeyàng?
He-of Han-language how-manner? 你 怎么 认识 陈 先生 的? How do you know Mr. Chen?
Nǐ zěnme rènshi Chén xiānsheng de?
You how recognize-know Chen first-born? 你 怎么 认识 他 的? How do you know him?
Nǐ zěnme rènshi tā de?
You how recognize-know he-of? 你 怎么 去 上班? How do you get to work?
Nǐ zěnme qù shàngbān?
You how go on-work? 你 怎么 认识 周 小姐 的? How do you know Ms. Zhou?
Nǐ zěnme rènshi Zhōu xiǎojiě de?
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Dialogue: A 你怎么认识他?
Nĭ zĕnme rènshi tā?
How do you know him?
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