Which way to the Supermarket?

Which way to the Supermarket?

In this fluentu video our hero struggles to get directions from people on the streets. See how many words you can pick out. If you have reached Lesson 28 you should know most of them. After listening a couple times, double check yourself by listening and reading at the same time, using the audio button below. The translated dialog represents the first encounter after our hero leaves his apartment.

 

Getting Directions

PinyinChineseEnglish
Hāi, ní hǎo嗨,你好Hi, hello
Ní hǎo你好Hello there
Qǐngwèn yíxià, fùjìn yǒu méi yǒu yínháng请问一下,附近有没有银行Excuse me, are there a bank nearby?
Mmm… zhèlǐ fùjìn… yínháng这里附近,银行Mmm …, near here …, bank …
Yǒu, zài qiánmiàn有,再前面There, in front of us.
Ó, zài qiánmiàn, tài hǎole哦,在前面,太好了Oh, in front of us, excellent
Duìmiàn, shì bùshì yǒu yóujú对面,是不是有邮局Across from it, is there a post office?
Yóujú, mm… , wǒ bùzhī dào邮局,hmm,我不知到Post office, mm…, I don’t know
Méiguānxì, xièxiè nǐ没关系,谢谢你It doesn’t matter, thank you
Bùke qǐ不可起You’re welcome

 

New Vocabulary

 

Pinyin, Chinese, English
fùjìn,附近,nearby
yínháng,银行,bank
yóujú,邮局,post office
duìmiàn,对面,across from
qiánmiàn,前面,in front of
méiguānxì,没关系,it doesn’t matter