Chinese With Ease Vol. 2

Dì wǔ-shí-sān kè

Fifty-third Lesson

贵姓?

Guì xìng?

What’s your name?


(1) 请问!您贵姓?

Qǐng wèn! Nín guì xìng?

Excuse me! What’s your name?

(2) 我姓张,叫张文辉!

Wǒ xìng Zhāng, jiào Zhāng Wénhuī!

My surname is Zhang, I’m called Zhang Wenhui!

(3) 他叫什么名字?

Tā jiào shénme míngzì?

What’s his name?

(4) 他叫孙天明!

Tā jiào Sūn Tiānmíng!

He’s called Sun Tianming!

(5) 你认识王国宝吗?

Nǐ rènshi Wáng Guóbǎo ma?

Do you know Wang Guobao?

(6) 认识啊!我跟他很熟!

Rènshi a! Wǒ gēn tā hěn shú!

Yes, I do! I know him very well!

(7) 听说你们是同乡!是不是?

Tīng-shuō nǐmen shi tóngxiāng! Shì-bu-shì?

I hear you are from the same village! Is that so?

(8) 不是!… 他是广东人!

Bú shì! … Tā shi Guǎngdōng rén!

No, not at all! He’s Cantonese!

(9) 哦!… 那,你是北方人儿!

ò! … Nà, nǐ shi běi fāng rénr!

Oh! … So, you’re a northerner!

(10) 对了! 我老家在东北!

Duì le! Wǒ lǎojiā zài dōngběi!

Right! I’m from Manchuria!

(11) 你现在住在哪儿?

Nǐ xiànzài zhù-zài nǎr?

Where do you live now?

(12) 我们全家都住在英国!

Wǒmen quán jiā dōu zhù-zài Yīngguó!

All my family lives in England!

(13) 想不想 回中国去看看?

Xiǎng-bù-xiǎng huí Zhōngguó qù kàn-kan?

Don’t you want to go back to China to see how things are?

(14) 怎么不想?… 要是有机会回去,那就太好了!

Zěnme bù xiǎng!? … Yàoshi yǒu jīhuì huí qù, nà jiù tài hǎo le!

And how! … It would be wonderful to have the opportunity!


练习

Liànxí

Exercises

(1) 你认识我吗?

Nǐ rènshi wǒ ma?

Do you know me?

(2) 这个东西,法语,叫什么?

Zhèi-ge dōngxi, fǎyǔ, jiào shénme?

What is this called in French?

(3) 他们现在住在哪儿?

Tāmen xiànzài zhù-zài nǎr?

Where do you live now?

(4) 要是有机会我就去!

Yàoshi yǒu jīhuì wǒ jiù qù!

If I get a chance, I surely go!


完成句子

Wánchéng jùzi

Fill in the missing words

(1) Wǒmen quán jiā dōu … … Běijīng.

All our family live in Peking.

(2) Tīng-shuō nǐmen …… tā.

I hear you know him.

(3) Zéi-ge cài, Zhōngwén, …. shénme?

What is this vegetable dish called in Chinese?

(4) Wǒ dào nàli qù kàn-yi-kan, hǎo-..-hǎo?

I’ll over there and take a look, okay?

1. zhù-zài  2. rènshi 3. jiào 4. bù


Common Expressions

(1) 星期一

xīngqī-yī

Monday

(2) 星期二

xīngqī-èr

Tuesday

(3) 星期三

xīngqī-sān

Wednesday

(4) 星期四

xīngqī-sì

Thursday

(5) 星期五

xīngqī-wǔ

Friday

(6) 星期六

xīngqī-lìu

Saturday

(7) 礼拜天

lǐbài-tiān

Sunday

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