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Lesson Script

 China Travel Websites

Zhong1guo2 Lv3you2wang3
中国旅游网

A:

I'd like to go to China, ...
Wo3 xiang3 qu4 Zhong1guo2, ...
我想去中国,……

but I don't know how to book - plane ticket.
dan4shi4 wo3 bu4 zhi1dao4 zen3me ding4 ji1piao4.
但是我不知道怎么订机票。

B:

You can go to CTrip.com to book - plane ticket.
Ni3 ke3yi3 qu4 CTrip dianr3 com ding4 ji1piao4.
你可以去CTrip点com订机票。

A:

CTrip expensive?
CTrip gui4 ma?
CTrip贵吗?

B:

CTrip not expensive, also very convenient.
CTrip bu2 gui4, ye3 hen3 fang1bian4.
CTrip不贵,也很方便。

Chinese people also use CTrip.
Zhong1guo2ren2 ye3 yong4 CTrip.
中国人也用CTrip。

A:

Great! But - hotel - how to reserve?
Tai4 hao3 le! Dan4shi4 fan4dian4 zen3me ding4?
太好了!但是饭店怎么订?

B:

You also can use CTrip to reserve hotel, ...
Ni3 ye3 ke3yi3 yong4 CTrip ding4 fan4dian4, ...
你也可以用CTrip订饭店,……

Chinese people also use it to reserve hotel.
Zhong1guo2ren2 ye3 yong4 ta1 ding4 fan4dian4.
中国人也用他订饭店。

A:

Is CTrip English?
CTrip shi4 ying1wen2 de ma?
CTrip是英文的吗?

B:

Chinese and English - all have.
Zhong1wen2 he2 ying1wen2 de dou1 you3.
中文和英文的都有。

A:

Are there also other websites?
Hai2 you3 bie2de wang3zhan4 ma?
还有别的网站吗?

B:

There's also FlyChina.com.
Ye3 you3 FlyChina dianr3 com.
也有FlyChina点com。

AirChina.com also not bad.
AirChina dianr3 com ye3 bu2cuo4.
AirChina点com也不错。

They often have special-price plane tickets.
Ta2men chang2chang2 you3 te4jia4 ji1piao4.
它们常常有特价机票。

A:

All have English website?
Dou1 you3 ying1wen2 wang3zhan4 ma?
都有英文网站吗?

B:

All have.
Dou1 you3.
都有。

A:

Have what difference?
You3 shen2me bu4tong2?
有什么不同?

Which one - more - better?
Na3ge geng4 hao3?
哪个更好?

B:

I also - not know.
Wo3 ye3 bu4 zhi1dao4.
我也不知道。

Suggest you try and see.
Ni3 shi4shi4kan4 ba.
你试试看吧。


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