Study Guides

Lesson 18-2 Study Guide
Watching American Football

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  • Learn the pinyin and correct stroke order for the 12 characters introduced in lesson 18-2.
  • Learn the new vocabulary introduced in lesson 18-2. You can practice with the online Table Building Activity.
New Vocabulary
 Chinese Pinyin English
上大学 shàng dàxué to attend college 
为了 wèile for the sake of 
提高 tígāo to improve; to raise; to heighten 
水平 shuǐpíng level; standard 
足球 zúqiú soccer; football 
比赛 bǐsài game; match; competition; to compete 
国际 guójì international 
美式 měishì American-style 
 jiǎo foot 
  to kick 
 shǒu hand 
 bào to hold or carry in the arms 
  to press; to hold down; to weight down 
 bèi by 
担心 dān xīn to worry 
 bàng fantastic; super 
运动服 yùndòngfú sportswear; athletic clothing 
半天 bàntiān half a day; a long time