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EP71 家庭成员 Family Members

Lu Chang China Plus Published: 2017-12-29 15:43:59
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EP71 家庭成员 Family Members

EP71 家庭成员 Family Members


  • Chinese 101: How do Chinese call their different family members

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Dialogue:

A:你家有几口人?

nǐ jiā yǒu jǐ kǒu rén ?

How many people are there in your family?

B:我家有四口人,爸爸,妈妈,姐姐和我。你呢?

wǒ jiā yǒu sì kǒu rén ,bà bà ,mā mā ,jiě jiě hé wǒ 。nǐ ne ?

There’re 4 people in my family. Father, mother, my sister and me. How about you?

A:我家是三口之家,父母只有我一个孩子。很羡慕你有个姐姐!

wǒ jiā shì sān kǒu zhī jiā ,fù mǔ zhǐ yǒu wǒ yī gè hái zǐ 。hěn xiàn mù nǐ yǒu gè jiě jiě !

My family is a three member family. I'm the only child of my parents. I envy you for having a sister!

B:哈哈,我也很羡慕独生子女呢!

Haha, I envy the only child in family too!

hā hā ,wǒ yě hěn xiàn mù dú shēng zǐ nǚ ne !

Words & Expressions:

【家】jiā:family

【爸爸】bà bà:father

【妈妈】mā mā: mother

【姐姐】iě jiě : older sister

【几口人】jǐ kǒu rén: how many people 

【三口之家】sān kǒu zhī jiā:three member family

【父母】fù mǔ:parents

【只有】zhǐ yǒu: only

【孩子】hái zǐ: child; children

【羡慕】xiàn mù: envy

【独生子女】dú shēng zǐ nǚ: the only child in one’s family; single child

Hosts: Liu Min & Jessica

Programme Editor: Wang Xiaoyu

Producer: Lu Chang

EP71 家庭成员 Family Members

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