Lesson 21


Shopping

Dialogue 1

I want to buy some...

Nín hǎo xiān shēng Nín xiǎng mǎi shén me ?
“Hello, sir. What do you want to buy?”
您好,先生。您想买什么?
 
Wǒ xiǎng mǎi yì xiē chá yè
“I want to buy some tea.”  
我想买一些茶叶。
 
Nín xǐ huān hóng chá lǜ chá hái shì huā chá ne ?
“Do you like black tea, green tea or flower tea?”
您喜欢红茶、绿茶还是花茶呢?
 
Wǒ xǐ huān huā chá
“I like flower tea.”
我喜欢花茶。

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Dialogue 2

How much is this?

Qǐng wèn zhè gè duō shǎo qián ?
“Excuse me, how much is this?”
请问这个多少钱?   
 
Yì bǎi kuài qián
“One hundred yuan.”
一百块钱。
 
Tài guì le, wǒ néng kàn kàn nà gè ma ?
“It’s too expensive. Could I have a look at that?”
太贵了,我能看看那个吗?
 
Dāng rán kě yǐ
“Of course.”
当然可以。

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Vocabulary

mǎi buy
yì xiē some 一些
chá yè tea 茶叶
hóng chá   black tea 红茶
lǜ chá green tea  绿茶
huā chá flower tea  花茶
hái shì or 还是
zhè gè this 这个
duō shǎo qián how much 多少钱
yì bǎi one hundred 一百
qián money
tài too, over
guì expensive
kàn kàn have a look  看看
nà gè that 那个
kuài dollar

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