Learn Chinese 100 sentences︱everyday language:At the Free Market

Background:

In Beijing agricultural products markets offer a varied assortment, at reasonable and negotiable prices. Mike is going to buy some grapes here.

Text:

mài kè:Láo jià, xī dān lí zhèr yuăn bù yuăn?

麦克:劳驾,西单离这儿远不远?

Mike:Excuse me, is Xidan far from here?

Lì li:Bĭ jiăo yuăn, qí chē dĕi èr shí wŭ fēn zhōng zuŏ yòu.

丽丽:比较远,骑车得25 分钟左右。

Lili:Yes, quite far. It will take you twenty-five minutes by bicycle.

mài kè:zuò chē fāng biàn ma?

麦克:坐车方便吗?

Mike:Is it easy to take a bus?

Lì li:Hěn fāng biàn, yao zuò qī zhàn chē, xià chē jiù shì.

丽丽:很方便,要坐七站车,下车就是。

Lili:Yes, very easy. You just take seven stations to go to Xidan. You can’t miss it.

mài kè:Qĭng wèn dào fŭ yòu jiē yŏu duō yuăn?

麦克:请问到府右街有多远?

Mike:And could you tell me how far is it to Fuyoujie from here?

Lì li:Nín qù xī dān de shí hòu, lù guò fŭ yòu jiē.

丽丽:您去西单的时候,路过府右街。

Lili:On your way to Xidan, you’ll pass by Fuyoujie.

mài kè:Fŭ yòu jiē dào xī dān yuăn bù yuăn?

麦克:府右街到西单远不远?

Mike:Is it far from Fuyoujie to Xidan?

Lì li:Bù yuăn le, zŏu shí fēn zhōng jiù dào le.

丽丽:不远了,走十分钟就到了。

Lili:Not too far, you just need to walk for ten minutes.

New words:

1. 自由市场 zì yóu shì chăng:free market

2. 斤 jīn: jīn (Chinese unit of weight)

3. 贵 guì: expensive

4. 便宜 pián yi: cheap

5. 最 zuì: most

6. 多 duō: a lot

7. 葡萄 pú táo: grape

8.  那么 nà me: then

More study recommendations

Learn Chinese 100 sentences︱everyday language: introduction

Learn Chinese 100 sentences︱everyday language:Talking about Family

Learn Chinese 100 sentences︱everyday language:Eating Roast Beijing Duck

Learn Chinese 100 sentences︱everyday language:Asking the Way

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>