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A Trip to the Supermarket

Most of the vocabulary in this video should be familiar to students who have completed lesson 8.  And the vocabulary that is not familiar will be coming up in subsequent lessons.  So, this is a great opportunity to get a review and preview at the same time. The language is simple and the actors speak slowly and clearly.  So, if you only know half the words you will still get a lot out of it. The transcript, and recording below, were borrowed from this FluentU youtube video.

Dialog

ChinesePinyinEnglish
现在几点?Xiànzài jídiǎn?What time is it now?
三点半。Sān diǎn bàn.Half past three.
很早。Hén zǎo.So early!
怎么了?Zěnme le?What’s up?
我很饿。Wó hěn è.I am hungry.
好。 我要出去。Hǎo. Wǒ yào chūqù.Yes. I want to go out.
你要去哪里?Nǐ yào qù nǎlǐ?Where are you going?
我要去超市。Wǒ yào qù chāoshì.I’m going to the supermarket.
你想买什么?Ní xiáng mǎi shénme?What do you want to buy?
我想买吃的。Wó xiáng mǎi chī de.I want something to eat.
嘿,我要一瓶可乐。Hēi, wǒ yào yī píng kělè.Hey … I want a bottle of Coke.
大的,还是小的?Dà de, háishì xiǎo de?Big or small?
小的。Xiǎo de.Small one.
好。一瓶可乐,小的。Hǎo. Yī píng kělè, xiǎo de.Okay. A bottle of Coke, small size.
拜拜Bāi bāiBye bye
嘿。我要两瓶。Hēi. Wǒ yào liǎng píng.Hey … I want two bottles.
两瓶?一瓶不够吗?Liǎng píng? Yī píng búgòu ma?Two bottles? One bottle is not enough?
不够,晚上我和第二平。Búgòu, wǎnshàng wǒ hé dì èr píng.It is not enough,the second one is for this evening.
好。Hǎo.Okay.
嘿。Hēi.Hey.
你要三瓶. 是不是?Nǐ yào sānpíng. Shì búshì?You want three bottles?
不是不是。我要给你钱。Búshì búshì. Wǒ yào géi nǐ qián.I was not going to give you money.
好啊,好啊。Hǎo a, hǎo a.Okay, okay.
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Vocabulary

ChineseEnglish
jídiǎn几点What time is it?
bànHalf
zǎoEarly
zěnme le怎么了What’s up?
è饿Hungry
chūqù出去To go out
ná哪里Where
chāo shì超市Supermarket
mǎiTo buy/to purchase
hēiHey
píngBottle
kělè可乐Cola
háishì还是Or
xiǎode小的Small one
búgòu不够Not enough
maConfirmation
wǎnshang晚上Evening
qiánMoney
aAh
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