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Stepping Stones Lesson Five

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1. Translate the following phrases into English:

a.  邻居把三百两银子偷走了。

b.  天黑了,他就怕。

c.  我在此地不曾埋银子。

d. 邻居立了一个牌子。

e.  回家之前立牌子。

f.  人人都知道。


2. Translate the following sentences from English to Chinese:

a.  People can’t see the silver that is underground.

b.  The neighbor has never buried stolen silver.

c.  The neighbor was afraid of other people.

d.  In ancient times, there were no people at this spot.

e.  No one knew that it was Wang Er who stole the silver.

f.  Right after it got dark, he buried the silver.

g.  The silver is/was un-stealable.

If you can complete these exercises, congratulations! You are well on your way to mastering the most commonly used characters in Chinese. Once you're ready for more, come back and try Lesson 6!