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Basic Chinese Lessons

  • Basic Chinese
  • Numbers
  • Shopping
  • Travel
  • Greeting
  •    机场

    airport

    jī chǎng

       航班

    flight

    háng bān

       登机

    get on board a plane

    dēng jī

       行李

    luggage

    xíng li

       护照

    passport

    hù zhào

       签证

    visa

    qiān zhèng

       海关

    customs

    hǎi guān

       报关

    declare

    bào guān

       机票

    air ticket

    jī piào

       订票

    book a ticket

    dìng piào

       候机室

    lounge (at airport)

    hòu jī shì

       车站

    (bus, train) station

    chē zhàn

       火车票

    train ticket

    huǒ chē piào

       候车室

    lounge (at railway station)

    hòu chē shì

       上车

    get on a bus (get into a car, etc.)

    shàng chē

       宾馆

    hotel

    bīn guǎn

       饭店

    Restaurant, hotel

    fàn diàn

       双人房间

    a double room

    shuāng rén fáng jiān

       请给我开一个单间。

    Please give me a single room.

    Qǐng gěi wǒ kāi yí gè dān jiān

       办理住店手续

    check in (hotel)

    bàn lǐ zhù diàn shǒu x

       办理离店手续

    check out(hotel)

    bàn lǐ lí diàn shǒu xù

       骑自行车

    ride a bike (or by bike)

    qí zì xíng chē

       地铁

    subway

    dì tiě

       坐公共汽车

    take a bus (or by bus)

    zuò gōng gòng qì chē

       坐出租车

    take a taxi

    Zuò chū zū chē

       打的

    take a taxi (more popular among young people, clone from Cantonese)

    dǎ dī

       到长城饭店怎么走?

    How can I get to the Great Wall Hotel?

    Dào Cháng Chéng Fàn Diàn zěn me zǒu?

       我迷路了。

    I am lost.

    Wǒ mí lù le.

       朝前一直走

    Go straight ahead.

    Cháo qián yì zhí zǒu.

       到第二个路口向左拐

    Turn left at the next block.

    Dào dì èr gè lù kǒu xiàng zuǒ guǎi.

       到前边红绿灯处向右拐

    Turn right at the next traffic light.

    Dào qián biān hóng lǜ dēng chù xiàng yòu guǎi

       停车场

    parking lot

    tíng chē chǎng

       历史古迹

    historical places

    lì shǐ gǔ jì

       长城

    The Great Wall

    Cháng Chéng

       兵马俑

    The Terricota Soldiers & Horses

    Bīng Mǎ Yǒng

       长江三峡

    The Three Gorges of the Yangtze

    cháng jiāng sān xiá

       旅游船

    tour boat

    lǚ yóu chuán