IC 1 L11D1 Tomorrow’s Weather Will Be Even Better: Vocabulary and Dialogue

By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih
From Ling-LingChinese.com

IC1  Lesson 11 Dialogue 1: Going Home for the Winter Vacation

Vocabulary 生词

Audio: Lesson _11 Dialogue 1_Vocab (Textbook p.4-5)

Click on the word to hear the sound and its stroke animation, and examples of word combinations and sentences.

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 天气 天氣 tiān weather
2 Belgium; Belgian; abbr. for 比利时 ; (particle used for comparison and “-er than”); to compare; to contrast; ratio
3 下雪 xià xuě to snow
4 yuē to make an appointment; to invite;
5 公园 公園 gōng yuán park ; Classifiers:
6 滑冰 huá bīng to iceskate;
7 huì can; will
8 刚才 剛才, 剛纔 gāng cái just now; a moment ago
9 网上 網上 wǎngshàng online;on the internet
10 预报 預報 bào to forecast; forecast
11 gèng more; even more; further; still; still more
12 不但 dàn not only (… but also…)
13 而且 ér qiě moreover; in addition; furthermore
14 暖和 nuǎn huo warm
15 lěng cold
16 bàn to do; to manage; to handle
17 dié disc; dish; plate

Character List:

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 tiān day; sky; heaven
2 gas; air; smell; weather; to make angry; to annoy; to get angry; vital energy; qi
3 Belgium; Belgian; abbr. for 比利时 ; (particle used for comparison and “-er than”); to compare; to contrast; to gesture (with hands); ratio
4 xià down; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down; to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc); measure word to show the frequency of an action
5 xuě surname Xue; snow; snowfall; Classifiers: ; to have the appearance of snow; to wipe away, off or out; to clean
6 yuē to make an appointment; to invite; approximately; pact; treaty; to economize; to restrict; to reduce (a fraction); concise
7 gōng public; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位 ; honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; male (animal)
8 yuán surname Yuan; land used for growing plants; site used for public recreation
9 huá surname Hua; to slip; to slide; smooth; slippery; cunning
10 bīng ice; Classifiers: ; methamphetamine (slang)
11 huì can; to be possible; to be able to; will; to be likely to; to be sure to; to assemble; to meet; to gather; to see; union; group; association; Classifiers: )
12 gāng hard; firm; strong; just; barely; exactly
13 cái ability; talent; sb of a certain type; a capable individual; only; only then; just now; a moment ago; just now; (indicating sth happening later than expected); (preceded by a clause of condition or reason) not until; (followed by a numerical clause) only
14 wǎng net; network
15 shàng on top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university)
16 to advance; in advance; beforehand; to prepare
17 bào to announce; to inform; report; newspaper; recompense; revenge; Classifiers:
18 gèng more; even more; further; still; still more
19 (negative prefix); not; no
20 dàn but; yet; however; only; merely; still
21 ér and; as well as; and so; but (not); yet (not); (indicates causal relation); (indicates change of state); (indicates contrast)
22 qiě and; moreover; yet; for the time being; to be about to; both (… and…)
23 nuǎn warm; to warm; variant of , warm
24 surname He; Japanese (food, clothes etc); and; together with; with; sum; union; peace; harmony; Taiwan pr. when it means “and” or “with”; old variant of ; harmonious
25 lěng surname Leng; cold
26 bàn to do; to manage; to handle; to go about; to run; to set up; to deal with
27 dié dish; plate

Audio: Lesson 11 Dialogue 1_Dialogue (Textbook p. 2-3)



B: 我约了朋友明天去公园滑冰,不知道天气会怎么样?



A: 你约了谁去滑冰?





Dialogue With Pinyin

  Lesson 11 Dialogue一Text 第十一课 会话 一 课文

L11d1 Text with Pinyin (pdf

shí     huì huà    wén
第十一 课 会话 一 课文

jīn tiān  tiān     zuó tiān  hǎo      xià xuě  le
A : 今天 天气 比 昨天 好 , 不 下雪 了 。

  yuē  le  péng you  míng tiān    gōng yuán  huá bīng      zhī dào  tiān  huì  zěn me yàng
B : 我 约 了 朋友 明天 去 公园 滑冰 , 不 知道 天气 会 怎么样 ?

  gāng cái  kàn  le  wǎng shàng  de  tiān bào    míng tiān  tiān     jīntiān  gèng hǎo    dàn  huì  xià xuě    ér qiě  huì  nuǎn huo  diǎn r5
A : 我 刚才 看 了 网上 的 天气预报 , 明天 天气 比 今天 更好 。 不但 不会 下雪 , 而且 会 暖和 一点儿 。

shì  ma    tài  hǎo  le
B : 是 吗 ? 太 好 了 !

  yuē  le  shéi    huá bīng
A : 你 约 了 谁 去 滑冰 ?

bái yīng ài
B : 白英爱 。

  yuē  le  bái yīng ài    shì    jīn tiān  zǎo shang  zuò  fēi     niǔ yuē  le
A : 你 约 了 白英爱 ? 可是 她 今天 早上 坐 飞机 去 纽约 了 。

zhēn  de  ā        míng tiān  zěn me bàn
B : 真 的 啊 ? 那   我      明      天    怎   么    办 ?

  hái shi  zài  jiā  kàn  dié 
A : 你 还  是   在    家    看      碟 吧 !


Downloadable Worksheets/Documents

 Audio for IC1 L11D1 Dialogue (p. 2-3): Use this audio to master the dialogue!


Lesson 11 Dialogue 1_Workbook Narrative

Quizlet for IC1 L11 D1: Use this quizlet to master the vocabulary!

PPT by Prof. Ling-Ling Shih: 

Power Point Slides for IC L11D1 Tomorrow’s Weather Will Be Even Better! by Prof. Ling-Ling Shih

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