Lesson 25


Visiting Places

Dialogue 1

Which cities have you visited?

Jerry nǐ qù guò zhōng guó de nǎ xiē chéng shì ?
"Jerry, which cities in China have you been to?”
Jerry ,你去过中国的哪些城市?
 
Hěn duō, běi jīng, shàng hǎi, guǎng zhōu, lā sà, háng zhōu     
“A lot, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Lhasa and Hangzhou.”
很多,北京、上海、广州、拉萨、杭州。
 
Nǐ zuì xǐ huān nǎ gè chéng shì ?
“Which city do you like best?”
你最喜欢哪个城市?  
 
Wǒ zuì xǐ huān běi jīng, yīn wéi tā yǒu hěn cháng de lì shǐ hé hěn duō hǎo wán de dì fāng
“I like Beijing the best, because it has a long history and there are lots of fun places.”
我最喜欢北京,因为它有很长的历史和很多好玩的地方。

Click Here to Listen to the Audio

Dialogue 2

Have you been to...?

Nǐ zhù zài běi jīng duō jiǔ le ?
“How long have you been living  in Beijing?”
你住在北京多久了?
 
Sān nián
“Three years.”
三年。
 
Nǐ qù guò cháng chéng ma ?
“Have you been to the Great Wall?”
你去过长城吗?
 
Dāng rán Wǒ hé nǚ péng yǒu yī qǐ qù de zhè shì wǒ mén de zhào piàn
“Of course. I went there with my girl friend. These are our photos.”
当然。我和女朋友一起去的,这是我们的照片。
 
Tā zhēn piāo liàng   
“She’s so pretty.”
她真漂亮。
 
Xiè xiè
“Thank you.”
谢谢!

Click Here to Listen to the Audio

Vocabulary

zhōng guó China  中国
nǎ xiē   which (plural) 哪些
chéng shì     city     城市
běi jīng   Beijing 北京
shàng hǎi    Shanghai      上海
guǎng zhōu Guangzhou 广州
lā sà Lhasa  拉萨
háng zhōu   Hangzhou  杭州
zuì best, most 
yīn wéi because 因为
it
cháng long
lì shǐ history 历史
hǎo wán   fun 好玩
dì fāng place 地方
zhù live
duō jiǔ how long 多久
nián year
cháng chéng the Great Wall 长城
female, girl, woman
wǒ mén de our, ours 我们的
zhào piàn   photo, picture 照片
zhēn so, very 
piāo liàng   pretty, beautiful 漂亮

Click Here to Listen to the Audio

Back to Lesson 24
Proceed to Lesson 26
Return to Free Mandarin Chinese Online Lessons
Central Academy of Fine Arts
The Sino-British College Shanghai