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

Lesson Script

Reserving a Room by Phone
Dian4hua4 Ding4 Fang2jian1
电话订房间

Clerk:

Hello, Orange Hotel.
Ni3 hao3, Ju2zi Jiu3dian4.
你好,桔子酒店。

A:

I would like to book a standard room.
Wo3 xiang3 ding4 yi2 ge4 biao1zhun3jian1.
我想定一个标准间。

Clerk:

May I ask, when will you check in?
Qing3wen4, nin2 shen2me shi2hou ru4zhu4?
请问,您什么时候入住?

A:

I'll check in on May 26th.
Wo3 wu3yue4 er4shi2liu4 hao4 ru4zhu4.
我五月二十六号入住。

Clerk:

Stay how many days?
Zhu4 ji3 tian1?
住几天?

A:

One week.
Yi2 ge4 xing1qi1.
一个星期。

Standard room - how much money?
Biao1zhun3jian1 duo1shao3 qian2?
标准间多少钱?

Clerk:

Five hundred RMB per day.
Wu3bai3 kuai4 yi4 tian1.
五百块一天。

A:

Is there any discount?
You3 zhe2kou4 ma?
有折扣吗?

Clerk:

I'm sorry, not now.
Dui4bu4qi3, xian4zai4 mei2you3.
对不起,现在没有。

A:

I would like to have a room on a high floor.
Wo3 xiang3yao4 yi2 ge4 gao1ceng2 de fang2jian1.
我想要一个高层的房间。

Clerk:

Okay.
Hao3de.
好的。

A:

Want deposit?
Yao4 ya1jin1 ma?
要押金吗?

Clerk:

Right, we need - five hundred RMB deposit.
Dui4, wo3men xu1yao4 wu3 bai3 kuai4 ya1jin1.
对,我们需要五百块押金。

A:

Room price includes breakfast?
Fang2fei4 han2 zao3can1 ma?
房费含早餐吗?

Clerk:

Includes breakfast.
Han2 zao3can1.
含早餐。

A:

Breakfast - from what time to what time?
Zao3can1 cong2 ji3dian3 dao4 ji3dian3?
早餐从几点到几点?

Clerk:

From seven o'clock to nine o'clock.
Cong2 qi1dian3 dao4 jiu3dian3.

从7点到9点。 


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