We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Visiting A Home", a new Beginner level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor!
Visiting A Home
I'd like to invite you to come to my home this weekend.
Zhège zhōumò huānyíng nǐ dào wǒ jiā lái wánr.
Note: "Lái wáner" is literally translated as "come play" but is often used, as in this case, as part of a set phrase indicating that an activity is recreational in nature.
Thank you for your invitation.
Xièxiè nǐde yāoqǐng.
Bring your friend along.
Dài nǐ péngyǒu yìqǐ lái ba.
At The Home
Your home is decorated really beautifully.
Nǐ jiā bùzhì de zhēn piàoliang!
I'll take you on a tour.
Wǒ dài nǐ cānguān yíxià.
Our house has three bedrooms and two sitting rooms.
Wǒmen jiā shì sānshìliǎngtīng.
This the is kitchen and the dining room.
Zhèlǐ shì chúfáng hé cāntīng.
This room is the bedroom.
Zhège fángjiān shì wòshì.
This is my daughter's room..
Zhè shì wǒ nǚer de fángjiān.
The bathroom is here.
Wèishēngjiān zài zhèr.
This furniture is very special.
Zhèxiē jiājù hěn yǒutèsè.
The scenery outside the window is really beautiful.
Chuāngwài de fēngjǐng zhēn piàoliang.
The environment in this neighborhood is really good, ...
Zhège xiǎoqū de huánjìng zhēn búcuò, ...
The nearbye transportation is also very convenient.
Zhè fùjìn de jiāotōng yě hěn fāngbiàn.
I really must go now.
Wǒ zhēnde děi zǒu le.
Thank you for your hospitality.
Xièxiè nǐde kuǎndài.
Later - come visit often!
Yǐhòu chánglái wánr!
Note: Idiomatically, "take care".
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