We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Haircut", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!
I want to get a haircut.
Wǒ yào lǐfà.
How do you want it cut?
Nǐ yào jiǎnchéng shénme yàng de?
I'd like a trim.
Wǒ xiǎng jiǎn duǎndiǎnr.
Note: Literally... I ~ want ~ cut ~ short, a little
I want it cut like this.
Wǒ yào jiǎnchéng zhèiyàng de.
And I'd like to have my hair permed.
Érqiě wǒ xiǎng tànggè tóufa.
Then I'd like to dye my hair yellow.
Ránhòu wǒ xiǎng bǎ tóufa rǎnchéng huángse.
Can you help me design a hairstyle?
Néng bāngwǒ shèjì yígè fàxíng ma?
Wash, cut and blow-dry - a total of thirty.
Xǐjiǎnchuī yígòng 30.
Perm and dye - a total of 500 yuan.
Tàngrǎn yígòng 500.
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