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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: China Travel Websites

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We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "China Travel Websites", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

 China Travel Websites

Zhōngguó Lǚyóuwǎng
中国旅游网

A:

I'd like to go to China, ...
Wǒ xiǎng qù Zhōngguó, ...
我想去中国,……

but I don't know how to book - plane ticket.
dànshì wǒ bù zhīdào zěnme dìng jīpiào.
但是我不知道怎么订机票。

B:

You can go to CTrip.com to book - plane ticket.
Nǐ kěyǐ qù CTrip diǎnr com dìng jīpiào.
你可以去CTrip点com订机票。

A:

CTrip expensive?
CTrip guì ma?
CTrip贵吗?

B:

CTrip not expensive, also very convenient.
CTrip bú guì, yě hěn fāngbiàn.
CTrip不贵,也很方便。

Chinese people also use CTrip.
Zhōngguórén yě yòng CTrip.
中国人也用CTrip。

A:

Great! But - hotel - how to reserve?
Tài hǎo le! Dànshì fàndiàn zěnme dìng?
太好了!但是饭店怎么订?

B:

You also can use CTrip to reserve hotel, ...
Nǐ yě kěyǐ yòng CTrip dìng fàndiàn, ...
你也可以用CTrip订饭店,……

Chinese people also use it to reserve hotel.
Zhōngguórén yě yòng tā dìng fàndiàn.
中国人也用他订饭店。

A:

Is CTrip English?
CTrip shì yīngwén de ma?
CTrip是英文的吗?

B:

Chinese and English - all have.
Zhōngwén hé yīngwén de dōu yǒu.
中文和英文的都有。

A:

Are there also other websites?
Hái yǒu biéde wǎngzhàn ma?
还有别的网站吗?

B:

There's also FlyChina.com.
Yě yǒu FlyChina diǎnr com.
也有FlyChina点com。

AirChina.com also not bad.
AirChina diǎnr com yě búcuò.
AirChina点com也不错。

They often have special-price plane tickets.
Támen chángcháng yǒu tèjià jīpiào.
它们常常有特价机票。

A:

All have English website?
Dōu yǒu yīngwén wǎngzhàn ma?
都有英文网站吗?

B:

All have.
Dōu yǒu.
都有。

A:

Have what difference?
Yǒu shénme bùtóng?
有什么不同?

Which one - more - better?
Nǎge gèng hǎo?
哪个更好?

B:

I also - not know.
Wǒ yě bù zhīdào.
我也不知道。

Suggest you try and see.
Nǐ shìshìkàn ba.
你试试看吧。


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