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Lesson 21 - How long will it take to get there? - 到那儿要多长时间?

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Dialogue 1

甲:要帮什么忙吗?
jiǎ : yào bāng shén me máng ma ?

乙:是的。你能告诉我去大剧院怎么走吗?
yǐ : shì de . nǐ néng gào sù wǒ qù dà jù yuàn zěn me zǒu ma ?

甲:沿这条街直走。在第二个交通灯向左拐。剧院就在你右边。你能找到的。
jiǎ : yán zhè tiáo jiē zhí zǒu . zài dì èr gè jiāo tōng dēng xiàng zuǒ guǎi . jù yuàn jiù zài nǐ yòu biān . nǐ néng zhǎo dào de .

乙:到那儿要多长时间?
yǐ : dào nàr yào duō cháng shí jiān ?

甲:走路要10分钟。
jiǎ : zǒu lù yào shí fēn zhōng .

乙:非常感谢。
yǐ : fēi cháng gǎn xiè .

A: Is there anything I can do for you?
B: Yes, please. Could you tell me how to get to the Grand Theatre?
A: Go straight down this street. Turn left at the second traffic light. It is on your right. You can't miss it.
B: How long will it take to get there?
A: About 10 minutes' walk.
B: Thank you very much..

Dialogue 2

甲:我想乘船去珠海。到那儿要多长时间呢?
jiǎ : wǒ xiǎng chéng chuán qù zhū hǎi . dào nàr yào duō cháng shí jiān ne ?

乙: 我不知道。你问一下售票处吧。
yǐ : wǒ bù zhī dào . nǐ wèn yī xià shòu piào chù ba .

甲:好的。
jiǎ : hǎo de .

乙:售票处在那边。
yǐ : shòu piào chù zài nà biān .

A: I'm going to Zuhai by boat. How long will it take to get there?
B: I have no idea. You can find it out at the booking office.
A: Yes, of course.
B: The booking office is over there.

Dialogue 3

甲:我想爬到山顶,得多长时间啊?
jiǎ : wǒ xiǎng pá dào shān dǐng , děi duō cháng shí jiān a ?

乙:要是不绕路的话,大概一个多小时。
yǐ : yào shì bù rào lù de huà , dà gài yī gè duō xiǎo shí .

甲:有没有近路。
jiǎ : yǒu méi yǒu jìn lù .

乙:没有吧。
yǐ : méi yǒu ba .

A: I want to climb up to the top of the hill. How long will it take to get there?
B: If you don't wind your way up, it's about an hour.
A: Is there a shortcut?
B: Not as I know of.

 

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