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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #11: Would Like To

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We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #11: Would Like To", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Announcer:

Would You Like To?
Newbie 11: Would You Like To?

A:

Want
Yào


B:

Would like to
Xiǎng


A:

Would like to have or Would like to
Xiǎngyào
想要

B:

What do you want?
Nǐ yào shénme?
你要什么?

A:

I want water.
Wǒ yào shuǐ.
我要水。

B:

What would you like to drink?
Nǐ xiǎng hē shénme?
你想喝什么?

A:

I'd like to drink water.
Wǒ xiǎng hē shuǐ.
我想喝水。

B:

What would you like to have?
Ni xiǎngyào shénme?
你想要什么?

A:

I'd like to have water.
Wǒ xiǎngyào shuǐ.
我想要水。

B:

What do you want to eat?
Nǐ yào chī shénme?
你要吃什么?

A:

I want to eat - meal.
Wǒ yào chī fàn.
我要吃饭。

B:

What would you like to eat?
Nǐ xiǎng chī shénme?
你想吃什么?

A:

I'd like to eat meat.
Wǒ xiǎng chī ròu.
我想吃肉。

B:

You - would like to have - what meat?
Nǐ xiǎngyào shénme ròu?
你想要什么肉?

A:

I'd like to have chicken meat.
Wǒ xiǎngyào jīròu.
我想要鸡肉。

B:

I want diced chicken.
Wǒ yào jīdīng.
我要鸡丁。

I'd like to eat Kung Pao Chicken.
Wǒ xiǎng chī Gōngbǎojīdīng.
我想吃宫保鸡丁。

A:

Why would you like to eat Kung Pao Chicken?
Nǐ wèishénme xiǎng chī Gōngbǎojīdīng?
你为什么想吃宫保鸡丁?

Why wouldn't you like to eat beef?
Nǐ wèishénme bù xiǎng chī niúròu?
你为什么不想吃牛肉?

B:

Would you like to eat beef?
Nǐ xiǎng chī niúròu ma?
你想吃牛肉吗?

A:

I ...
Wǒ ...
我……

B:

Do you want to eat beef or not?
Nǐ yàobúyào chī niúròu?
你要不要吃牛肉?

Would you like to eat beef or not?
Nǐ xiǎngbùxiǎng chī niúròu?
你想不想吃牛肉?

A:

Okay.
Hǎo.
好。

B:

Would you like to have potato?
Nǐ xiǎngyào tǔdòu ma?
你想要土豆吗?

A:

I'd like to have braised potatoes.
Wǒ xiǎngyào dùn tǔdòu.

我想要炖土豆。 


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