Lesson 15


May I know your name?

Dialogue 1

Asking the other’s name in a formal occasion.

Qǐng wèn nín zěn me chēng hū ?
“May I know your name?”
请问您怎么称呼?
 
Wǒ jiào zhāng lì
“My name is Zhang Li.”
我叫张丽。
 
Jiǔ yǎng dà míng
I’ve heard a lot about you.”
久仰大名。

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Dialogue 2

Asking the other’s name in an informal way.

Nǐ hǎo nǐ jiào shén me ?
“Hello, what’s your name?”
你好,你叫什么?
 
Wǒ jiào Smith
My name is Smith.”
我叫 Smith 。
 
Rèn shí nǐ hěn gāo xìng
“Pleased to meet you.”
认识你很高兴。

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Vocabulary

zěn me how 怎么
chēng hū titles, called 称呼
zhāng a Chinese lastname
jiǔ yǎng dà míng have heard a lot about you 久仰大名

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