31 Give me a call when you arrive

Daole [arrived]到了 【adverbial clause which has only a predicate/verb】 gei [give]wo [me] 给我 【predicate + object 1】 DianHua[call] 电话. 【object 2】 [Dowle gay war DyanHwar.]

30 Please say hello to your parents

Dai [on behalf of]wo [me] 代我 【adverbial modifier 1】 Xiang [to]向 ni Fumu [your parents] 你父母 【adverbial modifier 2】 Wenhao [say hello] 问好. 【predicate 谓语】 [Dai war Shyung nee Foomoo Wenhow.] In this sentence, there is no subject, no object, just a predicate.

28 Bargaining讨价还价 and与 Price价格 -2

OK, today, we continue with the bargaining conversation taking place in a cloth shop, between a foreign tourist, a shop clerk and a shop owner. I hope you learn some useful phrases here. — ni [you]你【This is the shop clerk’s words to her boss.】 Kan [see]看【 — neeKan】, renjia[he/she/they]人家 Shi [is/are/am]是 Waiguorenforeigner[外国人, 【 renJar Shir …

27 Bargaining讨价还价 and和 Price价格 -1

bargain = 讨价还价 tao Jia huan Jia 【tau Jar hwan Jar】价/Jia means price; 讨价 means to request a price;还价 means to return a price; price = 价格; 价 is short for 价格; Zhe tiao[this] 这条 weijin [scarf] 围巾 ting [really] 挺 PiaoLiang[nice] 漂亮. This scarf is really nice. 【again, [is] is not translated. In Chinese, …

25 in a Chinese Drugstore – 1

Good afternoon, let’s learn some phrases which you may use in a Chinese drugstore. 今天我们来学习几句在中国的药店里可能会用到的英语。 qingwen [Can you tell me] 请问 nimen [you] 你们 Zhe [here] 这 you [have] 有 Zhezhong [this kind of] 这种 Yao [pill] 药 ma? [chingWen neemen Dser yo DserDsong Yao muh?] Excuse me, do you have this kind of pill? …

24 exchange names – 3

春天来了Spring is here,今天天气晴朗 it is a sunny day。很高兴又在这里和大家见面了。Very glad to meet with you guys here again. 这是山水中文 第24课 This is inMountains Mandarin Course Lesson 24。 — Xianzai de 现在的 nowadays de zhongguoren 中国人 Chinese people meiyou 没有 nobody JiaoZuo 叫做 is called Daniu de le. 大牛的了 Daniu de Hen 很 quite xiangtu.乡土 rural Nowadays Chinese …

23 exchange names – 2

早上好 Good morning,今天我们继续学习 today we continue to learn 如何和一个陌生人交换名字 how to exchange names with a stranger。我是罗老师,I am Teacher Luo。这是第23课,this is Lesson 23. — ha. 哈 [ha] youYiside [interesting] 有意思的 【yo YeeSir d】 zhongwen [Chinese] 中文【dsong wen 】 mingZi[name]. 名字【ming Dsir】 haha! What an interesting Chinese name! (you picked for yourself). Why did he say it …

22 Exchange Names – 1

大家早上好 Good morning everyone。今天是星期二 today is Tuesday。我是罗老师 I am Teacher Luo,希望各位平安, I hope you are all safe and sound. Today we are going to learn how to ask about a stranger’s family name in a classic way. However, please keep in mind that the young generation nowadays do not exchange names like this anymore, which …