6.3 Conversation: I taught Khmer in the U.S.
To express a past-tense action, the particle Baan “បាន” is placed in front of the main verb. However, the particle is often omitted when the context is clear or the past expressions are introduced in the sentence.
baan rian pia-saa Khmer chnam mun. “I learned Khmer last year.”
baan pək dtae m’səl menh. “I drunk tea yesterday.”
Form past statements. Rearrange the sentences in the correct order.
Niang baan rian pia-saa Khmer.
Complete the conversation between Rebecca (A) and her friend, Sinaa (B). Use the expressions provided.
Then answer the true/false questions.