Learn Chinese Language – You are not the oldest!

old people learn languages
old people learn languages

Chinese Conversation:

A: Tīng shuō zhōngwén hěn nánshuō, wǒ xiǎng shì shì, bùguò wǒ jīnnián yǐjīng 67 suìle, hái néng xué ma?
B: Hǎo a, qíshí zhōngguó yǒu jù lǎohuà, huó dào lǎo xué dào lǎo, nǐ yīdiǎn dōu bùlǎo, wǒ yǒu gè xuéshēng 72 suì hái zài xuéxí ne!
A: Zhēn de ma? Hǎo lìhài, tā xué shénme yǔyán?
B: Zhēn de ya, tā xué zhōngwén ya, shìgè měiguó nǚshì, wǒmen shuō xué yǔyán shénme niánjì dōu bù suàn tài wǎn.
A: Tài hǎole, wǒ yòu yǒu zìxìnle, zánmen shénme shíhou kāishǐ?
B: Jīntiān xiàwǔ jiù kěyǐ a!
A: Hǎo de, wǒ qù zhǔnbèi zhǐ hé bǐ.

Chinese Characters:

A: 听说中文很难说,我想试试,不过我今年已经67岁了,还能学吗?

B: 好啊,其实中国有句老话,活到老学到老,你一点都不老,我有个学生72岁还在学习呢!

A: 真的吗?好厉害,她学什么语言?

B: 真的呀,她学中文呀,是个美国女士,我们说学语言什么年纪都不算太晚。

A: 太好了,我又有自信了,咱们什么时候开始?

B: 今天下午就可以啊!

A: 好的,我去准备纸和笔。

English Translation:

A: I have heard that Chinese language is difficult, but I want to try, but I am 67 years old this year.

B: Well, in fact, there is an old saying in China, live to learn old, you are not old, I have a 72-year-old students still learning it!

A: Really? So great, what language does she learn?

B: really, she learns Chinese, is an American lady, we say that learning language is never too late.

A: great, I have confidence, and when do we start?

B: Can you start this afternoon!

A: Okay, I’m going to prepare paper and pen.