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Lesson 188--- Review Lessons

07-14-2010 16:18 BJT

C: Dajia hao, welcome to Chinese Studio’s review lesson.  Wo shi Cam.
Y: And wo shi Yajie.  Cam, do you think you can mail a package now?
C: Absolutely!  I’m an expert!
Y: Then let’s have a little test.

Sentences in the week

Post Office. 邮局 where is the post office? 邮局在哪? I’d like to mail a letter.  我要寄封信
I want to send a package. 我要寄个包裹  I’d like to pick up a package. 我要取包裹。All in today's Chinese studio.
 
C:  Yajie, first of all, remind me… how do I say Post Office?
Y: it’s called you2 ju2.
C: you2 ju2.
Y: you2 means post,
C: you2.
Y: ju2, a subdivision of a governmental department.
C: ju2.
Y: you2 ju2.
C: you2 ju2, so if I wanted to go to a post office, I could say you ju zai nar?
Y: exactly. You2 ju2 zai4 nar3?
C: zai4 nar3 means at where,
Y: and post office is you2 ju2, so where is the post office is you2 ju2 zai4 nar3?
C: right. you2 ju2 zai4 nar3

Conversation 1:
A:请问邮局在哪?
B:就在前面拐角处。

C: So once I’m inside the post office, I’ll want to mail a letter.
Y:  You can say wo3 yao4 ji4 feng1 xin4.
C: wo3 yao4 ji4 feng1 xin4.
Y: wo3 means I,
C: wo3,
Y: yao4 means want to 
C: yao4.
Y: ji4 means mail,
C: ji4.
Y: feng1 is short for yi4 feng1, which means one,
C: feng1. 
Y: and letter is xin4.
C: xin4.
Y: wo3 yao4 ji4 feng1 xin4.
C: wo3 yao4 ji4 feng1 xin4. I want to mail a letter.

Conversation 2:
A:我要寄封信。你知道邮局在哪吗?
B:   就在前面。

C: Now what if I want to send a package?
Y:  Well, you can say “wo3 yao4 ji4 ge4 bao1 guo3.”
C: wo3 yao4 ji4 ge4 bao1 guo3.
Y: wo3 means I
C: wo3.
Y: yao4 means want to,
C: yao4.
Y: ji4 means mail,
C: ji4.
Y: ge4 is short for yi2 ge4, which means one,
C: Right. Then ge4 is the measure word for package.
Y: Right. Package in Chinese is bao1 guo3,
C: bao1 guo3.
Y: wo3 yao4 ji4 ge4 bao1 guo3.
C: wo3 yao4 ji4 ge4 bao1 guo3. I want to send a package.

Conversation 3:
A:我要寄个包裹。
B:寄到哪?
A:寄到香港。

C: You know what, someone sent me a package! Now I have to go to pick it up. Let’s review this sentence again.
Y: Okay, it’s “wo3 yao4 qu3 bao1 guo3”
C: wo3 yao4 qu3 bao1 guo3.
Y: wo3 yao4 , I’d like to do something,
C: wo3 yao4,
Y: qu3 means take,  
C: qu3. and package and bao1 guo3.
Y: yes. Wo3 yao4 qu3 bao1 guo3.
C: Wo3 yao4 qu3 bao1 guo3. I’d like to pick up a package.

Conversation 4: A:我要取包裹。
B:请给我看一下你的包裹单和身份证。

Sentences in the week

Post Office. 邮局 where is the post office? 邮局在哪? I’d like to mail a letter.  我要寄封信。
I want to send a package. 我要寄个包裹。I’d like to pick up a package. 我要取包裹。All in today's Chinese Studio.

Y: It’s been a useful week for you Cam, I can tell.  Now you can send those presents home to your family.
C: well, actually Yajie, I’m hoping to use this Chinese when I pick up packages from my family hopefully!  Let’s get to our question of the day.
Y: Sure.  How do you say “I’d like to pick up a package” in Chinese?
C: and if you know the answers, send it to us Chinese@crifm.com and you might win a prize from us.
Y: Ming tian jian. 

Editor:Shi Taoyang |Source: CRI

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