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Practical Chinese 2 - Lesson 3

STUDY
PLAY
容易
róngyì - easy
方法
fāng fǎ method / way / means
jiān - between
tiáo (measure word for long thin things)
zuǒ - left
jiē - street
ba - (expression to indicate suggestion)
gěi /to/for/for the benefit of/to give/to allow/to do sth (for sb)/(passive particle)/
介紹
jièshào - to introduce, to suggest
點菜
diǎncài - to order food
yú - fish
非常
fēicháng - very, extremely
duì - To, toward, for
牛肉
niúròu - beef
青菜
qīng cài - green leafy vegetables
jī - chicken
tāng - soup
xìn - letter / true / to believe / sign / evidence
tì to substitute for / to take the place of / to replace / for / on behalf of / to stand in for
問....好/問....好
Wèn... Hǎo - To wish someone well, to send best regards to someone
這麼
zhème - so; like this
自己
zìjǐ - oneself, by oneself
哪裡
Nǎlǐ - An expression of modest denial "No, no"
wǎn - [a measure word for rice or soup] bowl
băo -to be full (after eating )
大家
dàjiā - everybody
慢用
Màn yòng - Eat slowly (enjoy your meal)
有用
yǒu yòng - useful
水果
shuǐguǒ - fruit
筷子
kuàizi - chopsticks
刀叉
dāochā - knife and fork
叉子
chā zi - fork
湯匙
tāngchí - soup spoon
jù - a measure word, for sentences or lines of verse / sentence
fēng - measure word for letters
毛筆
máobǐ - writing brush
嗎嗎給孩子買了很多書。
Ma ma gěi háizi mǎile hěnduō shū - Mama bought many books for her children
我給你們介紹介紹巴!
Wǒ gěi nǐmen jièshào jièshào ba! - Let me introduce you to each other.
他點的那個才叫什麼?
Tā diǎn dì nàgè cái jiào shénme? - What is that food he ordered called?
台北的夏天非常熱。
Táiběi de xiàtiān fēicháng rè - Summer in Taipei is very hot.
他對人很客氣。
Tā duì rén hěn kèqì - He is very polite to people.
你愛吃牛肉嗎?
Nǐ ài chī niúròu ma? - Do you love to eat beef?
你喝湯了沒有?
Nǐ hē tāngle méiyǒu? - Have you had your soup?
你常常給朋友寫信嗎?
Nǐ chángcháng gěi péngyǒu xiě xìn ma? - Do you often write letters to your friends?
請你提我點菜,好嗎?
Qǐng nǐ tí wǒ diǎn cài, hǎo ma? - Please order food for me, OK?
張先生問你好。
Zhāng xiānshēng wèn nǐ hǎo.- Mr. Zhang sends his best wishes to you
這個東西這麼貴,我不要買。
Zhège dōngxi zhème guì, wǒ bù yāo mǎi. - This stuff is so expensive. I don't want to buy it.
這件衣服是你自己做的嗎?
Zhè jiàn yīfú shì nǐ zìjǐ zuò de ma? - Did you make these clothes yourself?
你畫的畫真好看。
哪裡,哪裡。
Nǐ huà de huà zhēn hǎokàn.
Nǎlǐ, nǎlǐ.

A: The picture you painted is beautiful.
B:No, no.
我昨天買了十個新碗。
Wǒ zuótiān mǎile shí gè xīn wǎn. - I bought ten new bowls yesterday.
我已經吃了兩晚飯了。
Wǒ yǐjīng chīle liǎng wǎnfànle. - I already ate 2 bowls of rice.
我吃飽了。
Wǒ chī bǎole. - I've had enough to eat.
我們大家都去,好不好?
Wǒmen dàjiā dōu qù, hǎobù hǎo? - Let's all go, ok?
我不會用筷子。
Wǒ bù huì yòng kuàizi. - I don't know how to use chopsticks.
我用原子把寫字。
Wǒ yòng yuánzǐ bǎ xiě zì. - I use a ball-point pen to write characters.
這個字很有用。
Zhège zì hěn yǒuyòng. - This word is very useful.
誰都喜歡吃水果。
Shuí dōu xǐhuan chī shuǐguǒ. - Everyone likes to eat fruit.
台灣人用筷子吃飯。
Táiwān rén yòng kuàizi chīfàn. - Taiwanese use chopsticks to eat.
這句話,你說的不對。
Zhè jù huà, nǐ shuō de bùduì. - You said this phrase incorrectly.
請你用這個字做一個句子。
Qǐng nǐ yòng zhège zì zuò yīgè jùzi. - Please make a sentence using this word.