Haggling Over the Price

Haggling Over the Price

This blog entry contains 3 videos. Maybe I went a little overboard here, but you don’t have to watch them all at once. You already know the vast majority of the words in these three videos. Keep in mind that if they are speaking too fast, you can slow the speed to 75% of normal.

The first video is from NinhaoChina

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PinyinEnglishChinese
To bargain Tǎo jià huán jià 讨价还价
lǎobǎn, zhè jiàn yīfú duōshǎo qián? Boss, how much is this dress? 老板,这件衣服多少钱?
Sānbǎi kuài qián Three hundred dollars 三百块钱
tài guìle! Néng piányí diǎn er ma? too expensive! Can it be cheaper? 太贵了!能便宜点儿吗?
Liǎng bǎi liùshí, zěnme yàng? How about two hundred and sixty? 两百六十,怎么样?
Yībǎi, xíng ma? One hundred, OK? 一百,行吗?
Zàijiā diǎn er ba! Just be at home! 在家点儿吧!
Bùxíng, jiù yībǎi No, it’s one hundred. 不行,就一百
hǎo ba, mài gěi nínle. Xià cì zài lái a! Ok, I sold it to you. Come next time! 好吧,卖给您了。下次在来啊!

The second is from ChinesePod

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PinyinEnglishChinese
Zhè yītiáo xiàngliàn sān wàn kuài qián This necklace is 30,000 yuan 这一条项链三万块钱
Tài guìle, piányí diǎn er. Too expensive, make it cheaper. 太贵了,便宜点儿。
Zhè yītiáo kùzi sānbǎi kuài qián This pair of pants three hundred dollars 这一条裤子三百块钱
Tài guìle, piányí diǎn er Too expensive, make it cheaper 太贵了,便宜点儿
Zài yītiáo liányīqún sānqiān kuài qián Three thousand dollars in a dress 在一条连衣裙三千块钱
Tài guìle, piányí diǎn er Too expensive, make it cheaper 太贵了,便宜点儿
Zhī yītiáo guīdìng,“bùnéng huàn jiǎ”! Bùyòng qián One article stipulates that “can’t change the fake”! free of charge 之一条规定,“不能换假”!不用钱

The third one is from Qiqi’s Lingoland

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PinyinEnglishChinese
Xióngmāo mǎi yīfú Panda buys clothes 熊猫买衣服
Huānyíng guānglín welcome 欢迎光临
Qǐng suíbiàn kàn kàn Please take a look 请随便看看
Máfan gěi wǒ kàn kàn nà jiàn Please show me the trouble. 麻烦给我看看那件
Nǐ shì shì you try 你试试
Zhè jiàn tài dàle This one is too big 这件太大了
Nà nǐ shì shì zhè jiàn Then you try this one 那你试试这件
Huīsè bù hǎokàn Gray does not look good 灰色不好看
Zhè jiàn ne This one? 这件呢
Zhè jiàn bùcuò. Duō xiǎoqián This is a good one. how much 这件不错。多小钱
yī jiàn wǔshíjiǔ kuài nine 一件五十九块
Tài guìle, piányí diǎn er ba! Too expensive, cheaper! 太贵了,便宜点儿吧!
Wǔshíjiǔ ba nine 五十九吧
Háishì tài guìle, zài piányí diǎn er. Still too expensive, and cheaper. 还是太贵了,再便宜点儿。
Bùnéng zài piányíle. it can not be any cheaper. 不能再便宜了。
Yī jiàn wǒ shìwù, mǎi sān jiàn sòng yī jiàn. One piece of my business, buy three pieces and one piece. 一件我事务,买三件送一件。
Tài hǎole, wǒ mǎi sān jiàn. Great, I bought three. 太好了,我买三件。