New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Sending A Package

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We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Sending A Package", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Announcer:

Sending A Package
Jì Bāoguǒ
寄包裹

A:

I'd like to mail a package.
Wǒ xiǎng jì gè bāoguǒ.
我想寄个包裹。

B:

What's inside your package?
Nínde bāoguǒ lǐ shì shénme?
您的包裹里是什么?

A:

Books.
Shū.
书。

B:

Your package - by air transport or sea transport?
Nínde bāoguǒ kōngyùn háishì hǎiyùn?
您的包裹空运还是海运?

A:

How long does sea transport take?
Hǎiyùn xūyào duōjiǔ?
海运要多久?

B:

Two weeks more or less.
Liǎng gè xīngqī zuǒyòu.
两个星期左右。

A:

To send this package to the USA, how much money?
Zhèigè bāoguǒ jì dào Měiguó, duōshǎo qián?
这个包裹寄到美国,多少钱?

B:

Fifty yuan.
Wǔshí kuài.
50块。

Announcer:

Useful Sentences
Yǒuyòng de jùzi
有用的句子

Useful Sentences:

Can I mail these things?
Zhèxiē dōngxi kěyǐ jì ma?
这些东西可以寄吗?

Can I fill out this form in English?
Zhège dānzi yòng Yīngwén tián, kěyǐ ma?
这个单子用英文填,可以吗?

I want to take - package.
Wǒ yào qǔ bāoguǒ.
我要取包裹。


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