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