Lesson 27


Exchanging Money

Dialogue 1

I want to exchange money to RMB

Nín hǎo wǒ xiǎng bǎ měi yuán huàn chéng rén mín bì
“Hello, I want to exchange American dollars to RMB.”
您好,我想把美元换成人民币。
 
Nín xiǎng huàn duō shǎo qián ?
“How much do you want to exchange?”
您想换多少钱?
 
Yī qiān měi yuán
“One thousand dollars.”
一千美元。
 
Hǎo qǐng nín tián yī xià zhè zhāng biǎo
“Ok, please fill in this form.”
好,请您填一下这张表。  
 
Xiè xiè
“Thank you.”
谢谢。

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Dialogue 2

What is the exchange rate?

Qǐng wèn jīn tiān měi yuán duì rén mín bì de huì lǜ shì duō shǎo ?  
“Excuse me, what’s the exchange rate between American dollars to RMB?”
请问今天美元对人民币的汇率是多少?
 
Yī bǐ liù diǎn bā
“1 to 6.8.”
1 比 6.8 。
 
Wǒ huàn wǔ bǎi měi yuán Zhè shì tián wán de biǎo   
“I want to exchange 500 dollars. This is the form that I’ve already filled in.”
我换五百美元。这是填完的表。  
 
Hǎo qǐng nín zài zhè qiān míng
“Ok, please sign your name here.”
好,请您在这签名。

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Vocabulary

měi yuán   US Dollar $ 美元
ōu yuán     Euro  €  欧元
rén mín bì RMB  (also Yuan ¥ ) 人民币
yīng bàng Pound £ 英镑
huàn chéng exchange to 换成
qiān thousand 
tián fill in
yī xià once, one time 一下
biǎo form (to fill in)
duì right, vs.
huì lǜ exchange rate 汇率
wán over, finish
zhè here
qiān míng   sign name  签名

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