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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Introducing Friends

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We're excited to announce that Mathilda Ren (任回驳) has just published "Introducing Friends", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Announcer:

Introducing Friends
Jièshào Péngyǒu
介绍朋友

A:

Hello Wei Zhang!
Nǐ hǎo Zhāng Wěi!
你好张伟!

B:

Hello Xia Li!
Nǐ hǎo Lǐ Xiá!
你好李霞!

A:

This is my friend Na Wang.
Zhè shì wǒde péngyǒu Wáng Nà.
这是我的朋友王娜。

She is a doctor.
Tā shì gè yīshēng.
她是个医生。

B:

Hello Na Wang!
Nǐ hǎo Wáng Nà!
你好王娜!

Very happy to meet you.
Hěn gāoxìng rènshi nǐ.
很高兴认识你。

C:

Hello Wei Zhang!
Nǐ hǎo Zhāng Wěi!
你好张伟!

I'm also very happy to meet you.
Wǒ yě hěn gāoxìng rènshi nǐ.
我也很高兴认识你。

Xia Li has talked about you.
Lǐ Xiá shuō qǐ guò nǐ.
李霞说起过你。

Are you a teacher?
Nǐ shì lǎoshī ma?
你是老师吗?

B:

Yes, I am a teacher.
Shìde, wǒ shì lǎoshī.
是的,我是老师。

This is my friend, Hong Zhao.
Zhè shì wǒde péngyǒu, Zhào Hóng.
这是我的朋友,赵红。

A:

Hi, Hong Zhao!
Hài, Zhào Hóng!
嗨,赵红!

Are you also a teacher?
Nǐ yě shì lǎoshī ma?
你也是老师吗?

D:

Hi you all!
Nǐmén hǎo!
你们好!

I am not a teacher.
Wǒ bú shì lǎoshī.
我不是老师。

I am a reporter.
Wǒ shì gè jìzhě.
我是个记者。

B:

Let's go - go eat ...
Zǒu, chīfàn qù, ...
走,吃饭去,……

we'll talk while we eat.
wǒmén biān chī biān liáo.
我们边吃边聊。
Note: Literally... we ~ side ~ eat ~ side ~ chat


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