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
Jie4shao4 Peng2you3
介绍朋友

A:

Hello Wei Zhang!
Ni3 hao3 Zhang1 Wei3!
你好张伟!

B:

Hello Xia Li!
Ni3 hao3 Li3 Xia2!
你好李霞!

A:

This is my friend Na Wang.
Zhe4 shi4 wo3de peng2you3 Wang2 Na4.
这是我的朋友王娜。

She is a doctor.
Ta1 shi4 ge4 yi1sheng1.
她是个医生。

B:

Hello Na Wang!
Ni3 hao3 Wang2 Na4!
你好王娜!

Very happy to meet you.
Hen3 gao1xing4 ren4shi ni3.
很高兴认识你。

C:

Hello Wei Zhang!
Ni3 hao3 Zhang1 Wei3!
你好张伟!

I'm also very happy to meet you.
Wo3 ye3 hen3 gao1xing4 ren4shi ni3.
我也很高兴认识你。

Xia Li has talked about you.
Li3 Xia2 shuo1 qi3 guo4 ni3.
李霞说起过你。

Are you a teacher?
Ni3 shi4 lao3shi1 ma?
你是老师吗?

B:

Yes, I am a teacher.
Shi4de, wo3 shi4 lao3shi1.
是的,我是老师。

This is my friend, Hong Zhao.
Zhe4 shi4 wo3de peng2you3, Zhao4 Hong2.
这是我的朋友,赵红。

A:

Hi, Hong Zhao!
Hai4, Zhao4 Hong2!
嗨,赵红!

Are you also a teacher?
Ni3 ye3 shi4 lao3shi1 ma?
你也是老师吗?

D:

Hi you all!
Ni3men2 hao3!
你们好!

I am not a teacher.
Wo3 bu2 shi4 lao3shi1.
我不是老师。

I am a reporter.
Wo3 shi4 ge4 ji4zhe3.
我是个记者。

B:

Let's go - go eat ...
Zou3, chi1fan4 qu4, ...
走,吃饭去,……

we'll talk while we eat.
wo3men2 bian1 chi1 bian1 liao2.
我们边吃边聊。
Note: Literally... we ~ side ~ eat ~ side ~ chat


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