Lesson Transcript

我不是学生。我是老师。(Wǒ búshì xuésheng.Wǒ shì lǎoshī.)
In the next minute, you'll be challenged to talk about your occupation.
First, let's look at some examples.
你是学生吗?(Nǐ shì xuésheng ma?)
我不是学生。我是投资商。(Wǒ bùshì xuéshēng. Wǒ shì tóuzī shāng.)
你是老师吗?(Nǐ shì lǎoshī ma?)
我不是老师。我是学生。(Wǒ búshì lǎoshī. Wǒ shì xuésheng.)
你是护士吗?(Nǐ shì hùshi ma?)
我不是护士。我是医生。(Wǒ búshì hùshi. Wǒ shì yīshēng.)
Let's practice!
你是老师。回答下面的问题。(Nǐ shì lǎoshī. Huídá xiàmiàn de wèntí.)
你是学生吗?(Nǐ shì xuésheng ma?)
How did you do?
You can consider this practice exercise successful if you were able to answer in the given time, completed a pattern with an occupation, and used the sentence pattern featured in this example.
我不是老师。我是工程师。(Wǒ búshì lǎoshī. Wǒ shì gōngchéngshī.)
Try this practice exercise again if you want to improve your fluency or skill in any of these areas.
To learn more vocabulary and phrases, and see example sentences you can use in real-life situations, access our Can Do video series by clicking the link in the description!