China Travel Daily Glossary

  1.问候和自我介绍(Wèn hòu hé zì wŏ jiè shào)

  1、Greetings and self introduction

  (1)

  A:你好(Nǐ hǎo)

  A:Hello

  B: 你好(Nǐhǎo)

  B: Hello

  A:我叫……(Wǒjiào……)

  A: My name is …

  你叫什么名字?( Nĭjiào shénme míngzì)?

  What is your name?

  B: 我叫……(Wǒjiào……)

  B: My name is …

  A:他是谁?(Tāshìshuí)

  A: Who is he?

  B:他是我同学。(Tāshìwǒtïngxuã)

  B: He is my classmate.

  A:你来自哪里?(Nĭ láizìnălĭ?)

  A: Where are you from?

  B: 我来自……。(Wǒláizì……)

  B: I’m from …

  A:你会说汉语吗?(Nĭ huìshuō hànyŭ ma?)

  A: Do you speak Chinese?

  B:我会说一点点汉语(Wǒhuìshuōyīdiăndiăn hànyǔ)。

  B: I can speak a little Chinese

  A: 认识你很高兴(Rènshí nǐhěn gāoxìng)。

  A: Nice to meet you

  B:我也很高兴(Wǒyěhěn gāoxìng)。

  B: I am also very happy.

  再见(Zài jiàn)!

  Goodbye

  A: 再见(Zài jiàn)!

  A: Goodbye

  2.询问联系方式和住址(Xúnwèn liánxìfāngshìhé zhùzhĭ)

  2. Ask for the contact information and address

  A: 请问你住哪里(Qĭng wèn nǐ zhù nǎ lĭ)?

  A: Excuse me, where do you live?

  B:我住学生宿舍8舍111 (Wǒzhù xuéshēng shùshè 8 shè 111)

  B: I live in student dormitory 8 homes 111

  欢迎来我的寝室玩儿。(Huānyíng lái wǒde qǐnshìWánr)

  Welcome to my bedroom play.

  A:好的,谢谢你的邀请。(Hǎo de, xiâxiânǐde yāoqǐng)

  A: Yes, thank you for your invitation.

  可以告诉我你的电话号码吗?(Kěyǐgàosùwǒnǐde diànhuàháomǎma)?

  Can you tell me your phone number?

  B:我的电话是……(Wǒde diànhuàshì……)

  B: My phone is …

  A:你们在达州住得习惯吗?(Nĭmen zài Dázhōu zhùde xíguàn ma ?)

  A: Do you live in Dazhou?

  B:习惯\不习惯(Xíguàn\Bùxíguàn)

  B: Habits \ not used

  A:我们电话联系吧。(Wǒmen diànhuàliánxìba)

  A: Let’s call it.

  3.点餐与结账((diǎncài yŭ jiézhàng)

  3. Order and checkout

  (1)A:你想吃什么(Nǐxiăng chīshénme)?

  (1) A: What do you want to eat

  我们有豆浆\馒头\包子\肉\米饭\汤…(Wŏmen yǒu dòujiāng \bāo zi\ròu\mĭfàn\ tāng…… )

  We have milk \ bread \ buns \ meat \ rice \ soup …

  B:我想吃(Wǒxiăng chī……)

  B: I want to eat

  A:好的。(Hăo de)

  A: Fine.

  B:请问多少钱?(Qĭngwèn duōshăo qián?)

  B: How much?

  A:….元钱(……yuán qián)

  A: … … money

  B:太贵了,可以便宜一点吗?(Tài gùi le, kěyǐ piányi yìdiǎn ma?)

  B: It’s too expensive, can it be cheaper?

  A:那好吧。(Nà hǎo ba.)

  A: That’s alright.

  (2)

  A:这个东西好吃吗?(Zhâge dōngxi hăochī ma?)

  A: Is this something delicious?

  B:好吃\不好吃(Hăochī\Bù hăochī)

  B: delicious \ not good

  4.买东西(Mǎi dōngxi)

  Buy something

  A:您要买什么(Nĭn yào măi shénme)?

  A: What do you want to buy

  B:我看看(Wŏ kànkan) 你这有笔吗?(Nǐzhâyǒu bǐma?)

  B: I see do you have this pen?

  A在这儿。(Zài zhâr):

  A is here.

  B:这个多少钱(Zhège duōshăoqián)

  B: How much is this?

  A:5元。(Wǔyuán)

  A: 5 yuan.

  B:打折吗(Dăzhé ma)?太贵了(Tài guì le) 便宜一点儿行吗(Piányì yìdiănr xíng ma)?

  B: Do you discount? Is it cheaper to do it ?

  A:好吧,(Hăo ba)那2元。(Nàliǎng yuán) 你要几支?(Nǐyào jǐzhī)

  A: Well, that , that 2 yuan. How many do you want?

  B:两支。(Liǎng zhī)

  B: Two.

  A:还要别的吗?(Hái yào biãde ma?)

  A: Anything else?

  B:不要了。(Búyào le)

  B: No.

  A:请慢走。(Qǐng mànzǒu)

  A: Please walk slowly.

  5. 打车(dǎchē)

  5. Take a taxi

  A:你要去哪里(Nǐyào qùnǎli)

  A: Where are you going?

  B:去超市(Qùchāoshì)

  B: Go to the supermarket

  A:好的(Hăo de)

  A:ok

  B:我有急事(Wǒyǒu jíshì) 请快一点(Qǐng kuàiyìdiǎn)

  B: I have a hurry ,please hurry up

  B: 大概要多长时间(Dàgài yào duōcháng shíjiān)?

  B: How long does it take?

  A:半个小时(Bàn gè xiăoshí)

  A: Half an hour

  6. 问路(wènlù)

  6. Ask the way

  (1)

  A:请问(Qǐngwèn),邮局在哪里(yóujúzài nǎlĭ)?

  A: Excuse me, where is the post office?

  B:向前走(Xiàng qián zǒu)

  B: Go forward

  A:打扰你了,谢谢.(Dǎrǎo nǐlē, xiâxiâ)

  A: Excuse me, thanks.

  B:没关系。(Mãi guān xi)

  B: It does not matter.

  (2)

  A:怎么去购物公园(Zěnme qùgòuwùgōngyuán)?

  A: How to go shopping park

  B:往左拐(Wǎng zuǒguǎi)。

  B: Turn left

  (3)

  A:洗手间在什么地方(Xǐshǒujiān zài shénme dìfāng)?

  A: Where are the toilets?

  B: 对不起,我不知道。(Duìbuqǐ, wǒbùzhīdào)

  B: I’m sorry, I do not know.

  (4)

  A:这儿附近有饭馆吗(Zhèr fùjìn yǒu fànguǎn ma)?

  A: Is there a restaurant nearby?

  B: 马路对面( Mǎ lù duì miàn )

  B: across the road

  A: 谢谢。(Xiâxie)

  A: Thank you.

  B:不客气。(Bù kè qì)

  B: You’re welcome.

  (5)

  图书馆怎么走( Wúshūguăn zěnme zǒu)?

  How to go to the library?

  (6)

  A:我们现在在哪里(Wǒmen xiànzài zàinǎlĭ)?

  A: Where are we now?

  B: 我们现在在四川达州。(Wǒmen xiànzài zài Sìchuān Dázhōu)

  B: We are now in Dazhou, Sichuan.

  (7)

  火车站怎么去(Huǒchēzhàn zĕnme qù)?

  How to get to the train station?

  7. 问时间(wèn shí jiān)

  7. Ask time

  (1)

  A:现在几点(Xiàn zài jĭ diǎn)?

  A: What time is it?

  B:1点(yī diăn)你有事吗?(Nǐyǒu shìma?)

  B: 1 o’clock, are you doing something?

  A:我2点去图书馆看书。(Wǒliǎng diǎn qùtúshūguǎn kàn shū)

  A: I went to the library at 2 o’clock to read a book.

  B:太好了,我们一起去吧。(Tài hǎo le, wǒmen míngtiān yìqǐba)

  B: Great, let’s go together.

  (2)

  A:今天几号 (jīn tiān jǐ hào)?

  A: What’s the date today?

  B:2号(Èr hào)

  B: No. 2

  A:那今天是你的生日?(Nàjīntiān shìnǐde shēngrì?)

  A: Is that your birthday today?

  B:是的,今天是我18岁的生日。(Shìde, jīntiān shìwǒshíbāsuìde shēngrì)

  B: Yes, today is my 18th birthday.

  A:你是1996年出生的?(Nǐshìyījiǔjiǔliùnián chūshēng de?)

  A: Are you born in 1996?

  B:是的,我属鼠。(Shìde, wǒshǔshǔ)

  B: Yes, I am a rat.

  (3)

  A:明天星期几(míng tiān xīng qī jǐ)?

  A: What day of the week is tomorrow?

  B:星期一/二/三/四/五/六/天。(Xīng qīyī/âr/sān/sì/wǔ/ Lìu/tiān)

  B: Monday / two / three / four / five / six days.

  (4)

  A:你什么时候有空 (nǐ shén me shí hòu yǒu kòng)?

  A: When are you free?

  B:周末我有空(zhōumò wǒyǒukòng)。

  B: I have time on weekends.

  A:那我们周末去逛街吧。(Nà wǒ men zhōu mî qù guàng jiē ba)

  A: Let’s go shopping on weekends.

  B:去哪里逛街呢?(Qùnǎlǐguàngjiēne?)

  B: Where to go shopping?

  A:市区怎么样?(shìqū zĕnmeyàng)

  A: How about downtown?

  B:好,那就去市区。(hăo, nà jiù qù shìqù)

  B: Well, go downtown.

  A:周末你喜欢做什么?(Zhōumò nĭ xĭhuān zuò shénme?)

  A: What do you like to do during the weekend?

  B:我喜欢踢足球\打篮球\打游戏(Wŏxĭhuān tízúqiú dălánqiú dăyóuxì)

  B: I like playing football, playing basketball, playing games

  (5)

  A:你今天下午有课吗?(Nǐjīntiān xiàwǔyǒu kâma?)

  A: Do you have a class this afternoon?

  B:有(yǒu)

  B: Yes

  A:你几点上课(nǐjǐdiǎn shàng kè)?

  A: When do you go to school?

  B: 我们2:40上课。(Wǒmen liǎng diǎn sìshíshàngkâ)

  B: We are 2:40 in class.

  8. 请求帮助(Qǐng qiú bāng zhù)

  8.Ask for help

  (1)

  A:你有什么事(Nǐyǒu shénme shì)?

  A: What are you doing?

  B:你能帮我一个忙吗(Nǐnéng bāngwǒyígè máng ma)?

  B: Can you do me a favor?

  我迷路了(Wǒmílùl e)。

  I’m lost.

  (2)

  A:你怎么了(Nǐ zěn me le)

  A: What’s the matter with you?

  B:麻烦你帮帮我吧(Máfán nǐbāngbāng wǒba) 我的饭卡丢了(Wǒde fànkă diū le)

  B: Trouble you help me, my rice card lost

  A:我帮你找找吧。(Wǒbāng nǐzhǎozhao ba)

  A: Let me help you find it.

  B:谢谢。(Xiâxie)

  B: Thank you.

  (3)

  救命(jiù mìng)

  Help

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