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CHINESE WITHOUT A TEACHER.

READ AND WRITING.

[Those who wish to make real progress should now engage a Teacher. Chinese cannot be self-taught.]

Has the teacher come ? 先生來了沒有 She-enn-shung li-law mayo.
He has come 來了 Li-law.
Ask him to come 請他過來 Ch'ing t'ah kwo-li.
How - do - you - do, Sir? 先生好啊 She-enn-shung how-ah?
I want to read 我要念書 Waw yow ne-enn shoo.
What books do you want to read, Sir? 閣下要念甚麼書 Kaw-seeah yow ne-enn shummo shoo.
I want to read Chinese books. 要念中國書 Yow ne-enn Choong-kwo shoo.
What book is this? 這是甚麼書 Chay shirt shummo shoo?
This book is difficult to understand 這個書難懂 Chayka shoo nahn toong.
Shall we read the Trimetrical Classic? 念三子經好不好 }