Mandarin class HK-Getting Perms

 

♦A:我想理一下头发并烫一下。
Wǒ xiǎng lǐ yīxià tou fǎ bìng tàng yīxià.
I’d like a trim and a perm.
♦B:您要剪什么发型?
Nín yào jiǎn shénme fǎxíng?
How do you want it cut?
♦A:两边剪短一些,后面不要剪太多。
Liǎngbiān jiǎn duǎn yīxiē, hòumiàn bùyào jiǎn tài duō.
Cut the sides a bit short, but not so much at the back.
♦B:夫人,您要冷烫吗?
Fūrén, nín yào lěngtàng ma?
Do you want a cold wave, madam?
♦A:我想普通烫就可以了。
Wǒ xiǎng pǔtōng tàng jiù kěyǐ le.
I think an ordinary perm will do.
♦B:您想把头烫成什么样子?
Nín xiǎng bǎtóu tàng chéng shénme yàngzi?
How would you like your hair set?
♦A:大波浪。
Dà bōlàng.
I like to have it in big waves.