Buying Books and Pens

Buying Books and Pens

Bonus Video for Lesson Six

This video is great practice for Lesson 6, but it does introduce a few new words

  • Lǎobǎn = boss
  • duōshǎo = how much
  • qián = money
  • yuán = chinese dollar
  • zhǒng = type, style, kind
PinyinEnglishChinese
Lǎobǎn, zhè běn zhōngwén shū duōshǎo qián? 老板,这本中文书多少钱? Boss, how much is this Chinese book?
Yī běn zhōngwén shū wǔshí yuán. 一本中文书五十元。 Chinese books 50 yuan.
Nǐ yào jǐ běn zhōngwén shū? 你要几本中文书? How many Chinese books?
Wǒ yào liǎng běn zhōngwén shū. 我要两本中文书。 I want two Chinese books.
Zhè zhǒng bǐ duōshǎo qián? 这种比多少钱? How much is this kind of pen?
Yī zhī bǐ shí yuán. 一支笔十元。 One pen is ten yuan.
Nǐ yào jǐ zhī bǐ? 你要几枝笔? How many pens do you need?
Wǒ yào shí zhī bǐ. 我要十枝笔。 I want ten pens.
Yīgòng liǎng bǎi yuán. 一共两百元。 All together two hundred yuan.
Liǎng bǎi yuán. 两百元。 Two hundred dollars.

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