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LEARN CHINESE: SPEAKING CHINESE

Lesson 6 - Do you speak Chinese - 你会说汉语吗?

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Dialogue 1

甲:请问你叫什么名字,女士?
jiǎ: qǐng wèn nǐ jiào shén me míng zì, nǚ shì?

乙:我叫劳拉 。
yǐ: wǒ jiào láo lā.

甲:你会说汉语吗?
jiǎ: nǐ huì shuō hàn yǔ ma?

乙:会说一点点。
yǐ: huì shuō yī diǎn dian.

甲:你到中国后怎么和别人交流呢?
jiǎ: nǐ dào zhōng guó hòu zěn me hé bié rén jiāo liú ne?

乙:我的丈夫在中国生活已经10年了。他可以帮助我。
yǐ: wǒ de zhàng fū zài zhōng guó shēng huó yǐ jīng shí nián le. tā kě yǐ bāng zhù wǒ.

A: May I have your name, please, madam?
B: My name is Laura.
A: Do you speak Chinese?
B: A little.
A: How will you communicate with the people there after you move to China?
B: My husband has lived there from ten years. He can help me.

Dialogue 2

甲:马克,我想让你到我们设在深圳的办事处工作。你会说中文吗?
jiǎ: mǎ kè, wǒ xiǎng ràng nǐ dào wǒ mén shè zài shēn zhèn de bàn shì chù gōng zuò. nǐ huì shuō zhōng wén ma?

乙:坦率地说,不会。我只能听懂几个词。
yǐ: tǎn shuài de shuō, bù huì. wǒ zhǐ néng tīng dǒng jǐ gè cí.

甲:这个问题不大。我们在那儿的员工都讲英语。
jiǎ: zhè gè wèn tí bù dà. wǒ mén zài nàr de yuán gōng dōu jiǎng yīng yǔ.

乙:那太好了。
yǐ: nà tài hǎo le.

A: Mark, I want you to work at our branch office in Shenzhen. Do you speak Chinese?
B: Frankly no. I can only catch a few words.
A: That's not a big problem. All our employees there speak English.
B: That's wonderful.

Dialogue 3

甲:比尔,你在香港的工作怎么样?你在公司里说广东话吗?
jiǎ: bǐ ěr, nǐ zài xiāng gǎng de gōng zuò zěn me yàng ? nǐ zài gōng sī lǐ shuō guǎng dōng huà ma ?

乙:我不会说广东话。我的同事跟我用普通话交谈。
yǐ : wǒ bù huì shuō guǎng dōng huà . wǒ de tóng shì gēn wǒ yòng pǔ tōng huà jiāo tán .

甲:真的吗?香港人说普通话吗?
jiǎ : zhēn de ma ? xiāng gǎng rén shuō pǔ tōng huà ma ?

乙:他们大部分人说。
yǐ : tā mén dà bù fēn rén shuō .

A: Bill, how is your work at Hong Kong? Do you speak Cantonese in the company?
B: No. I don't. My associates speak Mandarin with me.
A: Really? Do Hong Kong people speak Mandarin?
B: Most of them do.

 

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