We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Asking For Directions", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!
Asking For Directions
Excuse me, how do I go to the Bank of China?
Qǐngwèn, qù Zhōngguó yínháng zěnme zǒu?
Go straight ahead, turn left at the crossroad.
Yìzhí wǎngqián zǒu, dào lùkǒu xiàng zuǒguǎi.
Is that place far from here or not?
Nàge dìfāng lí zhèr yuǎnbùyuǎn?
A little far.
Go by walking - needs how much time?
Zǒulù qù xūyào duōjiǔ?
Half an hour more or less.
Bàngè xiǎoshí zuǒyòu.
Take a taxi - needs how much time?
Dǎdi qù xūyào duōjiǔ?
Can we get there within 10 minutes?
Shí fēnzhōng néng dào ma?
This road has some traffic jams.
Zhètiáolù yǒudiǎnr dǔchē.
May need fifteen minutes.
Kěnéng xūyào 15 fēnzhōng.
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