Lessons 1-10

Lesson 37: 我的学生发音不好。My students' pronunciation is not good.

朱 小姐的 发音 太 好 了。 Ms. Zhu's pronunciation is extremely good.
Zhū xiăojiĕde fāyīn ti hăo le.
Zhu little-big-sister send-noise very good finished.

他 发音 清晰。His pronunciation is clear.
Tā fāyīn qīngxī.
He send-noise clear-understanding.

这位 老师 发音 不 好。The teacher's pronunciation is not good.
Zh wi lăoshī fāyīn b hăo.
This position old-master send-noise not good.

我的 中文 发音 不 好。My Chinese pronunciation isn't good.
Wŏde Zhōngwn fāyīn b hăo.
I-of Middle-Writing send-noise not good.

他的 中文发音 好 吗? Is his Chinese pronunciation good?
Tāde Zhōngwn fāyīn hăo ma?
He-of Middle-Writing send-noise good question?

我的 学生们 英语 发音 不 好。My students' pronunciation is not good.
Wŏde xushēngmen Yīngyǔ fāyīn b hăo.
I-of study-born-plural English-talk send-noise not good.

我 朋友的 中文 发音 很 好。My friend's Chinese pronunciation is very good.
Wŏ pngyoude Zhōngwn fāyīn hĕn hăo.
I friend-of Middle-Writing send-noise very good.

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CONVERSATION

A 他的发音怎么样?
   Tā de fāyīn zěnmeyng?
   How is his pronunciation?

B 好。他在英国学习过, 所以他有英国口音。
   Hǎo. Tā zi Yīnggu xux gu, suyǐ tā yǒu Yīnggu kǒuyīn.
   It is good. He studied in England for a few years so he has an English accent.

A 你觉得英国口音怎么样?
   Nǐ jude Yīnggu kǒuyīn zěnmeyng?
   What do you think of the English accent?

B 我觉得英国口音听起来很优雅!
   Wǒ jude Yīnggu kǒuyīn tīngqǐli hěn yōuyǎ.
   I think the English accent sounds really refined!

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