We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #14: Need & Walk", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Announcer:

Need & Walk
Newbie 14: Need & Walk

Vocabulary
Ci2hui4
词汇

A:

Need
Xu1yao4
需要

B:

Go, Leave, or Walk
Zou3


A:

Road
Lu4


B:

Walk
Zou3lu4
走路

A:

More or Much
Duo1


B:

How long
Duo1jiu3
多久

A:

Will do something - soon
Yao4 ... le
要……了

B:

Right or Correct
Dui4


A:

How
Zen3me
怎么

B:

Take a taxi
Da3che1
打车

Announcer:

Dialogue
Dui4hua4
对话

A:

What do you need?
Ni3 xu1yao4 shen2me?
你需要什么?

B:

I need you.
Wo3 xu1yao4 ni3.
我需要你。

A:

You don't need me.
Ni3 bu4 xu1yao4 wo3.
你不需要我。

You need him.
Ni3 xu1yao4 ta1.
你需要他。

B:

He has left.
Ta1 zou3 le.
他走了。

I'm going to leave.
Wo3 yao4 zou3 le.
我要走了。

A:

Let's go.
Wo3men zou3 ba.
我们走吧。

B:

Okay - suggest we go by walking.
Hao3, wo3men zou3lu4 qu4 ba.
好,我们走路去吧。

A:

We can go by walking?
Wo3men ke3yi3 zou3lu4 qu4 ma?
我们可以走路去吗?

B:

Right, can go by walking.
Dui4, ke3yi3 zou3lu4 qu4.
对,可以走路去。

A:

We need to go by walking?
Wo3men xu1yao4 zou3lu4 qu4 ma?
我们需要走路去吗?

Go by walking - need how long?
Zou3lu4 qu4 xu1yao4 duo1jiu3?
走路去需要多久?

B:

We don't need to go by walking.
Wo3men bu4 xu1yao4 zou3lu4 qu4.
我们不需要走路去。

A:

I don't like to walk.
Wo3 bu4 xi3huan1 zou3lu4.
我不喜欢走路。

B:

How to go?
Zen3me qu4?
怎么去?

A:

Suggest - we go by taxi.
Wo3men da3che1 qu4 ba.
我们打车去吧。

B:

We need to walk more.
Wo3men xu1yao4 duo1 zou3lu4.
我们需要多走路。

A:

Okay, let's go by walking.
Hao3 ba, wo3men zou3lu4 qu4 ba.

好吧,我们走路去吧。 


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