We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Hotels: Arriving At A Hotel", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Arriving At A Hotel
Dao4 Fan1dian4
到饭店

A:

I already booked - room.
Wo3 yi3jing1 yu4ding4 le fang2jian1.
我已经预定了房间。

I want - transact - check in - procedure.
Wo3 yao4 ban4li3 ru4zhu4 shou3xu4.
我要办理入住手续。

Clerk:

May I ask - you - called - what name?
Qing3wen4, nin2 jiao4 shen2me ming2zi?
请问,您叫什么名字?

A:

Angelina Jolie.
An1ji2li4na4 Zhu1li4.
安吉丽娜 朱莉。

Clerk:

Okay - you wait a bit.
Hao3de, nin2 shao1deng3.
好的,您稍等。

This is your room card, please hold on to it.
Zhe4shi4 nin2de fang2ka3, qing3 na2hao3.
这是您的房卡,请拿好。

Your room - on the sixth floor, room 602.
Nin2de fang2jian1 zai4 liu4 ceng2, liu4 ling2 er4 fang2jian1.
您的房间在6层,602房间。

A:

Okay, which floor is breakfast on?
Hao3de, zao3can1 zai4 ji3 ceng2?
好的,早餐在几层?

Clerk:

Breakfast - on the third floor, from 7 to 9 o'clock.
Zao3can1 zai4 san1 lou2, cong2 qi1dian3 dao4 jiu3dian3.
早餐在三楼,从7点到9点。

A:

Is buffet?
Shi4 zi4zhu4can1 ma?
是自助餐吗?

Clerk:

Yes - is buffet.
Shi4de, shi4 zi4zhu4can1.
是的,是自助餐。

A:

Great!
Tai4hao3le!
太好了!

Do you have wifi here?
Ni3men zher4 you3 wifi ma?
你们这儿有wifi吗?

Clerk:

Have, Ma'am. Wifi password is - hotel's name.
You3de, nv3shi4. Wifi mi4ma3 shi4 jiu3dian4 de ming2zi.
有的,女士。wifi 密码是酒店的名字。

A:

Do you have printers and computers here that guests can use?
Ni3men zher4 you3 ke4ren2 ke3yi3 yong4 de da3yin4ji1 he2 dian4nao3 ma?
你们这儿有客人可以用的打印机和电脑吗?

Clerk:

No computer, but if you need to print things, ...
Mei2you3 dian4nao3, danshi4 ru2guo3 nin2 xu1yao4 da3yin4 dong1xi, ...
没有电脑, 但是如果您需要打印东西,……

you can use the front desk's printer.
nin2 ke3yi3 yong4 qian2tai2 de da3yin4ji1.
您可以用前台的打印机。

A:

Okay. Thank you.
Hao3de. Xie4xie4 ni3.
好的。谢谢你。

Do you have - gym?
Ni3men you3 jian4shen1fang2 ma?
你们有健身房吗?

Clerk:

Have - gym is also on the third floor.
You3, jian4shen1fang2 ye3 zai4 san1 lou2.
有,健身房也在三楼。

A:

What time does it open?
Ji3dian3 kai1men2?
几点开门?

Clerk:

From 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Cong2 shang4wu3 jiu3dian3 dao4 wan3shang4 shi2 dian3.
从上午九点到晚上十点。

A:

Okay. Extremely grateful. Where is the elevator?
Hao3de. Fei1chang2 gan3xie4. Zhi2ti1 zai4 nar3?
好的。非常感谢。直梯在哪儿?

Clerk:

That way, then turn left.
Nei4bian1, ran2hou4 zuo3guai3.
那边,然后左拐。

Need help - you take luggage?
Xu1yao4 bang1 nin2 na2 xing2li3 ma?
需要帮您拿行李吗?

A:

Okay. Thanks. Here - generally - give tip?
Hao3de. Xie4xie4. Zhe4li3 yi4ban1 gei3 xiao3fei4 ma?
好的。谢谢。这里一般给小费吗?

Clerk:

In China - generally - no need to give tip.
Zai4 Zhong1guo2, yi4ban1 bu4 xu1yao4 gei3 xiao3fei4.

在中国,一般不需要给小费。 


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