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交际汉语 Lesson 12 Changing money

05-24-2010 11:39 BJT

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会话 A








小江:(自语)我换60 英镑吧。











(At foreign currency exchange counter of hotel reception.)

Xiao Jiang: Excuse me, I would like to change money.

A: Could I ask how much you’re changing?

Xiao Jiang: What’s the exchange rate between the British pound and the RMB?

A: Today’s exchange rate is 1:13.01

Xiao Jiang: Could you tell me if that’s the same as bank exchange rates?

A: Of course it is.

Xiao Jiang: (says to himself) I’ll change 60 pounds.

A: Please fill out the exchange form.

Xiao Jiang: Could I use my credit cards?

A: No, you can’t. But you can use traveller’s cheques.

Xiao Jiang: …

A: This is your RMB.

Xiao Jiang: Thanks. Could I get some coins? I like collecting coins.

A: Of course you can.

Xiao Jiang: Thanks. (accepts coins.)

A: Please fill in your name here.

会话 B










刘明:我要4800 元旅行支票,200元现钞。





(Foreign currency exchange counter.)

Liu Ming: Excuse me, can you change foreign currency here?

A: Yes. Which foreign currency would you like to change?

Liu Ming: I want to change US dollars, 5000 US dollars.

A: Please fill in the exchange form first.

Liu Ming: What’s the rate of the US dollar to the RMB today?

A: 1:8.29.

Liu Ming: Good, better value than yesterday!

A: Would you like cash or traveller’s cheques?

Liu Ming: I want 4800 Yuan in traveller’s cheques, 200 Yuan cash.

A: OK, please wait a moment.

Liu Ming: Could you give me cash with 5 twenty Yuan’s, 10 ten Yuan notes?

A: No problem. Please count it. 4800 Yuan in traveller’s cheques and 200 Yuan cash.

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