Chinese language study HK-Arrival

 

♦A:我们是不是应该在停车前把行李拿下来?
Wǒmen shì bùshì yīnggāi zài tíngchē qián bǎ xínglǐ ná xiàlái?
Well, shall we get the luggage down before it stops.
♦B:好主意。这两只箱子是我们的吗?
Hǎo zhǔyì. Zhè liǎng zhī xiāngzi shì wǒmen de ma?
That’s a good idea. Are these two suitcases ours?
♦A:瞧你的记性!我们的在另一边,在那儿呢。
Qiáo nǐ de jìxìng! Wǒmen de zài lìng yībiān, zài nà’er ne.
How forgetful you are! Ours are on the other side, there.
♦B:哦,对不起。
Ó, duìbùqǐ.
Oh, I’m sorry.
♦A:我们马上就要到站了。
Wǒmen mǎshàng jiù yào dào zhànle.
We’ll be at the station in a minute.
♦B:列车正在减速,我们顺着通道往门口走吧。
Lièchē zhèngzài jiǎnsù, wǒmen shùnzhe tōngdào wǎng ménkǒu zǒu ba.
The train is slowing down, so let’s walk down the corridor.

普通生活用語-旅遊紀念產品

 

♦A:早上好,先生。您买点儿什么?
Zǎoshang hǎo, xiānshēng. Nín mǎidiǎn er shénme?
Good morning, sir. What can I do for you?
♦B:您能给我介绍一下能作为礼物送给朋友的典型中国工艺品吗?
Nín néng gěi wǒ jièshào yīxià néng zuòwéi lǐwù sòng gěi péngyǒu de diǎnxíng zhōngguó gōngyìpǐn ma?
Can you show me some traditional Chinese arts and crafts that can be a gift for my friend?
♦A:檀香扇就是其中一种,不少外国人喜欢买了作为礼品。
Tán xiāng shàn jiùshì qízhōng yī zhǒng, bù shǎo wàiguó rén xǐhuan mǎile zuòwéi lǐpǐn.
You know the sandalwood fan is one of the typical Chinese arts and crafts. Many foreigners like to buy them for gifts.
♦B:我能看看吗?
Wǒ néng kàn kàn ma?
Would you show me some?
♦A:可以,这些都是真正的檀香木做的。那些是红木做的,上边喷了香水。
Kěyǐ, zhèxiē dōu shì zhēnzhèng de tán xiāngmù zuò de. Nàxiē shì hóngmù zuò de, shàngbian pēnle xiāngshuǐ.
Of course. These are made of real sandalwood. Those are made of mahogany with scent added.

mandarin lesson in hong kong-Excuse me

 

♦A:请问,附近有邮局吗?
Qǐngwèn, fùjìn yǒu yóujú ma?
Excuse me, are there any post offices near here?
♦B:是的,你想走着去还是乘车去?
Shì de, nǐ xiǎng zǒuzhe qù háishì chéng chē qù?
Yes, would you like to walk there or take a bus?
♦A:离这儿远吗?
Lí zhè’er yuǎn ma?
Is it far from here?
♦B:走路大约15分钟。沿着街走,在第二个路口右转。然后直行,在你的右手边就能看到。
Zǒulù dàyuē 15 fēnzhōng. Yánzhe jiē zǒu, zài dì èr gè lùkǒu yòu zhuǎn. Ránhòu zhíxíng, zài nǐ de yòushǒu biān jiù néng kàn dào.
It’s about 15 minutes’ walk. Go along the street, and turn right at the second cross. Go straight ahead, and you will find it on you right hand..
♦A:如果要乘车,哪一路车经过那儿?
Rúguǒ yào chéng chē, nǎ yīlù chē jīngguò nà’er?
If I want to take a bus, which bus line goes by there?
♦B::你可以乘9路。但是现在公交车上肯定很挤。
Nǐ kěyǐ chéng 9 lù. Dànshì xiànzài gōngjiāo chē shàng kěndìng hěn jǐ.
You can take bus number 9. But right now, the bus will be crowded.
♦A:好的,那我走着去。非常感谢您。
Hǎo de, nà wǒ zǒuzhe qù. Fēicháng gǎnxiè nín.
OK, then I’ll walk there. Thanks a lot.
♦B:不客气。
Bù kèqì.
You’re welcome.
♦A:顺便问问,我现在是往南走吗?
Shùnbiàn wèn wèn, wǒ xiànzài shì wǎng nán zǒu ma?
By the way, am I going south now?
♦B:是的,对。
Shì de, duì.
Yes, you are right.
♦A:哦,我知道了。非常感谢您。
Ó, wǒ zhīdàole. Fēicháng gǎnxiè nín.
OK, I see. Many thanks.

普通話學習-退訂服務

 

♦A:劳驾,我能更换已订的这张机票吗?
Láojià, wǒ néng gēnghuàn yǐ dìng de zhè zhāng jīpiào ma?
Beg your pardon, can you change the reservation?
♦B:可以。
Kěyǐ.
Sure.
♦A:请取消AD156航班的票,然后订一张MN407航班到罗马的票。
Qǐng qǔxiāo AD156 hángbān de piào, ránhòu dìng yī zhāng MN407 hángbān dào luómǎ de piào.
Cancel the ticket for Flight AD 156, and book one seat on Flight MN407 to Rome, please.
♦B:稍等片刻,我查查看。
Shāo děng piànkè, wǒ chá chákàn.
If you excuse me for a second, I’ll check.
♦A:我要买经济舱的票,并且要夜间的航班。
Wǒ yāomǎi jīngjì cāng de piào, bìngqiě yào yèjiān de hángbān.
I want to go economy, and I’d like a night flight.
♦B:CAC公司的CB998班机,晚上9点起飞。
CAC gōngsī de CB998 bānjī, wǎnshàng 9 diǎn qǐfēi.
CAC Flight CB 908 takes off at 21:00.
♦A:谢谢。
Xièxiè.
Thanks a lot.
♦B:不客气。
Bù kèqì.
That’s OK.

Mandarin language learning HK-Why don’t you join us?

 

♦A:凯特,大家都在唱歌跳舞。你为什么不参加呢?
Kǎitè, dàjiā dōu zài chànggē tiàowǔ. Nǐ wèishéme bùcānjiā ne?
Kate, everybody is singing and dancing. Why don’t you join us?
♦B:我宁愿出来待一会儿。
Wǒ nìngyuàn chūlái dài yīhuǐ’er.
I’d rather stay out for a while.
♦A:音乐又响了。我可以请你跳一曲华尔兹吗?
Yīnyuè yòu xiǎngle. Wǒ kěyǐ qǐng nǐ tiào yī qū huá’ěrzī ma?
The music is going on again. May I have the next waltz with you?
♦B:对不起,我有点儿累了。我不想再跳了。
Duìbùqǐ, wǒ yǒudiǎn er lèile. Wǒ bùxiǎng zài tiàole.
I’m sorry, but I’m a bit tired. I’d like to sit out the rest of the dance.
♦A:要我为你做点儿什么吗?
Yào wǒ wèi nǐ zuò diǎn er shénme ma?
Is there anything I can do for you?
♦B:不了,谢谢你。我想单独待一会儿。
Bùliǎo, xièxiè nǐ. Wǒ xiǎng dāndú dài yīhuǐ’er.
No, thanks. Please leave me alone.

初級普通話-休息日

 

♦A:早上好,凯特。你怎么这么早就起床了?今天是星期六啊。
Zǎoshang hǎo, kǎitè. Nǐ zěnme zhème zǎo jiù qǐchuángle? Jīntiān shì xīngqí liù a.
Good morning, Kate. Why did you get up so early? Today is Saturday.
♦B:早上好,安。现在已经10点了。
Zǎoshang hǎo, ān. Xiànzài yǐjīng 10 diǎnle.
Morning, Ann. It’s ten o’clock now.
♦A:啊,我睡得真香啊。你要出去吗?
A, wǒ shuì de zhēnxiāng a. Nǐ yào chūqù ma?
Ah, my sleep was so good. Are you going out?
♦B:是啊,我要和朋友去逛街。
Shì a, wǒ yào hé péngyǒu qù guàngjiē.
Yes, I’m going shopping with my friends.
♦A:好主意。我要找些朋友一起去吃午饭。我很久没有见过他们了。
Hǎo zhǔyì. Wǒ yào zhǎo xiē péngyǒu yīqǐ qù chī wǔfàn. Wǒ hěnjiǔ méiyǒu jiànguò tāmenle.
Good idea. I will call up my friends and have lunch with them. I haven’t seen them for months.
♦B:玩得开心点。再见。
Wán de kāixīn diǎn. Zàijiàn.
Have a good time. Bye.
♦A:你也一样,再见。
Nǐ yě yīyàng, zàijiàn.
You, too. Bye-bye.

Chinese language study HK-Happy birthday!

 

♦A:你好,凯特。
Nǐ hǎo, kǎitè.
Hello, Kate.
♦B:你好,约翰。生日快乐!
Nǐ hǎo, yuēhàn. Shēngrì kuàilè!
Hello, John. Happy birthday!
♦A:生日?我都忘了。谢谢你还记得我的生日。
Shēngrì? Wǒ dū wàngle. Xièxiè nǐ hái jìde wǒ de shēngrì.
My birthday? I forgot it. Thank you for remembering my birthday.
♦B:我想对你的生日表示衷心的祝贺和美好的祝愿,祝你幸福健康、不断成功。我已请仙女花店给你送束鲜花来,希望你喜欢。
Wǒ xiǎng duì nǐ de shēngrì biǎoshì zhōngxīn de zhùhè hé měihǎo de zhùyuàn, zhù nǐ xìngfú jiànkāng, bùduàn chénggōng. Wǒ yǐ qǐng xiānnǚ huā diàn gěi nǐ sòng shù xiānhuā lái, xīwàng nǐ xǐhuan.
I’d like to offer you my congratulations on your birthday and best wishes for your future happiness, good health and continued success. I’ve asked the Fairy Flowers to send you a bunch of flowers. I hope you’ll like it.
♦A:多谢了。我太感动了。
Duōxièle. Wǒ tài gǎndòngle.
Thanks a lot. I’m so touched.
♦B:现在让我为你唱生日歌吧。
Xiànzài ràng wǒ wèi nǐ chàng shēngrì gē ba.
Now let me sing “Happy Birthday”for you.
♦A:非常感谢你。
Fēicháng gǎnxiè nǐ.
Thank you very much.

實用普通話-拒絕邀請

 

♦A:凯特,你为什么不和我们一起来?聚会会很有意思的。
Kǎitè, nǐ wèishéme bù hé wǒmen yī qǐlái? Jùhuì huì hěn yǒuyìsi de.
Kate, why don’t you come with us? There’ll be a lot of fun at the party.
♦B:我很想去,但是那天下午我要参加一个考试。
Wǒ hěn xiǎng qù, dànshì nèitiān xiàwǔ wǒ yào cānjiā yīgè kǎoshì.
I’d love to, but I’ve got an exam that afternoon.
♦A:星期五下午怎么样?
Xīngqí wǔ xiàwǔ zěnme yàng?
What about Friday afternoon.
♦B:我希望我能去,但那天是我妈妈的生日。
Wǒ xīwàng wǒ néng qù, dàn nèitiān shì wǒ māmā de shēngrì.
I wish I could, but it’s my mom’s birthday.
♦A:那么下周怎么样?
Nàme xià zhōu zěnme yàng?
How about next week then?
♦B:谢谢你的邀请,但我想我去不了。我下周有很多事。
Xièxiè nǐ de yāoqǐng, dàn wǒ xiǎng wǒ qù bùliǎo. Wǒ xià zhōu yǒu hěnduō shì.
Thanks for the invitation, but I don’t think I can. I’ve got a lot of commitments next week.

mandarin class HK-We had a picnic

 

♦A:你们今天做什么了?
Nǐmen jīntiān zuò shénmeliǎo?
What did you do today?
♦B:我们去野餐了。
Wǒmen qù yěcānle.
We had a picnic.
♦A:在哪里?
Zài nǎlǐ?
Where did you have your picnic?
♦B:在一个离海岸不太小岛上。
Zài yīgè lí hǎi’àn bù tài xiǎo dǎo shàng.
On a small island not very far off the coast.
♦A:你烹饪技术行吗?
Nǐ pēngrèn jìshù xíng ma?
Are you a good cook?
♦B:我不行,但我的一些朋友很行。
Wǒ bùxíng, dàn wǒ de yīxiē péngyǒu hěn xíng.
I’m no cook, but some of my friends are good at cooking.
♦A:那一定很开心啦。
Nà yīdìng hěn kāixīn la.
It must be very marvelous.
♦B:当然开心啦,我永远也忘不了。
Dāngrán kāixīn la, wǒ yǒngyuǎn yě wàng bùliǎo.
It certainly is! I’ll never forget it.

常用普通話學習-參加舞會

 

♦A:凯莉,昨天晚上你怎么不去参加舞会?
Kǎi lì, zuótiān wǎnshàng nǐ zěnme bù qù cānjiā wǔhuì?
Kelly, why didn’t you go to the dance last night?
♦B:我有其他事情要做。你们玩得开心吗?
Wǒ yǒu qítā shìqíng yào zuò. Nǐmen wán de kāixīn ma?
I had some other things to do. Did you have fun?
♦A:开心,太令人兴奋了。
Kāixīn, tài lìng rén xīngfènle.
Yes, it was exciting.
♦B:舞会进行了多长时间?
Wǔhuì jìnxíngle duō cháng shíjiān?
How long did it last?
♦A:直到午夜。
Zhídào wǔyè.
Until midnight.
♦B:哇!你们一定玩得非常愉快了?
Wa! Nǐmen yīdìng wán de fēicháng yúkuàile?
Oh! You must have had a great time.
♦A:那还用说!我还学会了几种舞呢。
Nà hái yòng shuō! Wǒ hái xuéhuìle jǐ zhǒng wǔ ne.
You bet. And I learned several kinds of dances.
♦B:真的吗?下次舞会我一定不会错过。
Zhēn de ma? Xià cì wǔhuì wǒ yīdìng bù huì cuòguò.
Really? I’ll never miss it again.