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1
Q

How do you say...?

"French food is very tasty, what about American food"

 

A

法国菜很好吃,美国菜呢? 

[fa3guo2cai4 hen3hao3chi1, mei3guo2cai4 ne] 

"French food is very tasty, what about American food"

 

2
Q

How do you say...?

"I am an English person"

 

A

我是英国人。 

[wo3 shi4 ying1guo2ren2] 

"I am an English person"

 

3
Q

How do you say...?

“What are you called?”

 

A

你叫什么? 

[ni3jiao4 shen2me] 

“What are you called?”

 

4
Q

shi4

A

To be.

5
Q

What does this mean...?

我不认识她,也不认识你。

 

A

我不认识她,也不认识你。 

[wo3 bu2ren4shi ta1, ye3 bu2ren4shi ni3] 

"I don't know her, I also don't know you."

 

6
Q

What does this mean...?

我叫他王先生。

 

A

我叫他王先生。 

[wo3 jiao4ta1 Wang2 xian1sheng]

“I call him Mr. Wang”

 

7
Q

What does this mean...?

你的姓是什么? 

 

A

你的姓是什么? 

[ni3de xing4 shi4 shen2me]

“What is your surname?”

 

8
Q

What does this mean...?

我们去吃中国菜,好吗?

 

A

我们去吃中国菜,好吗?

[wo3men2 qv4 chi1 zhong1guo2cai4 , hao3ma] 

"We are going to eat Chinese food, that good?"

 

9
Q

jiao4

A

To call; to be called (+name).

10
Q

What does this mean...?

她是中国人,他们也是中国人。 

 

A

她是中国人,他们也是中国人。 

[ta1 shi4 zhong1guo2ren2, ta1men2 ye3shi4 zhong1guo2ren2.]

 “She is Chinese, they are also Chinese.”

 

11
Q

nin2

A

You (polite).

When we are speaking to someone at least a generation older, or they are very well respected in the community or they work in the service sector.

12
Q

How do you say...?

I don’t know these two people.

 

A

我不认识这两个人。

[wo3 bu2ren4shi zhe4 liang3ge4ren2] 

I don’t know these two people.

 

13
Q

贵姓

gui4xing4

A

Honourable surname.

14
Q

xing4

A

Surname; to be surnamed.

15
Q

How do you say...?

"You are surnamed what?"

 

A

你贵姓什么? 

[ni3 gui4xing4 shen2me] 

"You are surnamed what?"

 

16
Q

What does this mean...?

我不能帮你。

 

A

我不能帮你。 

[wo3 bu4neng2 bang1ni3] 

"I can't help you"

 

17
Q

What does this mean...?

我的手机不贵。 

 

A

我的手机不贵。 

[wo3de shou3ji1 bu2gui4]

“My cell phone is not expensive.”

 

18
Q

What does this mean...?

我能问你一个问题吗?

 

A

我能问你一个问题吗?

[wo3 neng2 wen4ni3 yi2ge4wen4ti2 ma]

Can I ask you a question? 

 

19
Q

How do you say...?

"Is this your ticket?"

 

A

这是你的车票吗? 

[zhe4 shi4 ni3de che1piao4 ma] 

"Is this your ticket?"

 

20
Q

How do you say...?

“She is happy, I am also happy.”

 

A

她高兴,我也高兴。 

[ta1 gao1xing4, wo3ye3 gao1xing4] 

“She is happy, I am also happy.”

 

21
Q

How do you say...?

“My cell phone is not expensive.”

 

A

我的手机不贵。 

[wo3de shou3ji1 bu2gui4] 

“My cell phone is not expensive.”

 

22
Q

How do you say...?

"We are going to eat Chinese food, that good?"

 

A

我们去吃中国菜,好吗?

[wo3men2 qv4 chi1 zhong1guo2cai4 , hao3ma] 

"We are going to eat Chinese food, that good?"

 

23
Q

What does this mean...?

我不喝咖啡。 

 

A

我不喝咖啡。 

[wo3 bu4he1 ka1fei1] 

"I don't drink cofffee"

 

24
Q

How do you say...?

"He loves eating Chinese food, I also like eating Chinese food"

 

A

他爱吃中国菜,我也爱吃中国菜。

[ta1 ai4chi1 zhong1guo2cai4, wo3 ye3ai4chi1 zhong1guo2cai4] 

"He loves eating Chinese food, I also like eating Chinese food"

 

25
Q

How do you say...?

"The 11th word is what?"

 

A

第十一个词是什么? 

[di4shi2yi1ge4 ci2 shi4 shen2me] 

"The 11th word is what?"

 

26
Q

What does this mean...?

我的手机很贵,你的(手机)呢?

 

A

我的手机很贵,你的(手机)呢? 

[wo3de shou3ji1 hen3gui4, ni3de (shou3ji1) ne] 

"My cell phone is very expensive, is yours?"

 

27
Q

What does this mean...?

请给我一个菜单

 

A

请给我一个菜单。 

[qing3 gei3 wo3 yi2ge4 cai4dan1]

“Please give me a menu.”

 

28
Q

How do you say...?

"He wants to invite me to eat a meal"

 

A

他要请我吃饭。 

[ta1yao4 qing3wo3 chi1fan4] 

"He wants to invite me to eat a meal"

 

29
Q

How do you say...?

“Is this your coffee?” 

 

A

这是你的咖啡吗? 

[zhe4shi4 ni3de ka1fei1 ma] 

“Is this your coffee?” 

 

30
Q

How do you say...?

"I don't drink cofffee"

 

A

我不喝咖啡。 

[wo3 bu4he1 ka1fei1] 

"I don't drink cofffee"

 

31
Q

How do you say...?

"Please eat with me" lit: I can invite you to eat with me, yes/no

 

A

我能请你吃饭吗? 

[wo3 neng2 qing3ni3 chi1fan4 ma] 

"Please eat with me" lit: I can invite you to eat with me, yes/no

32
Q

How do you say...?

“What is your surname?”

 

A

你的姓是什么? 

[ni3de xing4 shi4 shen2me] 

“What is your surname?”

 

33
Q

What does this mean...?

这是你的车票吗?

 

A

这是你的车票吗? 

[zhe4 shi4 ni3de che1piao4 ma] 

"Is this your ticket?"

 

34
Q

How do you say...?

"I can't help you"

 

A

我不能帮你。 

[wo3 bu4neng2 bang1ni3] 

"I can't help you"

 

35
Q

ni3

A

You (singular).

36
Q

wen4

A

To ask.

37
Q

What does this mean...?

他叫我Eric.

 

A

他叫我Eric.

[ta1 jiao4 wo3 Eric.]

“they/he/she calls me Eric.” 

 

38
Q

How do you say...?

"I don't know her, I also don't know you."

 

A

我不认识她,也不认识你。 

[wo3 bu2ren4shi ta1, ye3 bu2ren4shi ni3] 

"I don't know her, I also don't know you."

 

39
Q

How do you say...?

“What name is he called?”

 

A

他叫什么名字? 

[ta1jiao4 shen2me ming2zi] 

“What name is he called?”

 

40
Q

ye3

A

also (adv.)​

41
Q

How do you say...?

“What is his name?”

 

A

他的名字是什么? 

[ta1de ming2zi shi4 shen2me] 

“What is his name?”

 

42
Q

How do you say...?

"French cuisine is very expensive"

 

A

法国菜很贵。 

[fa3guo2cai4 hen3gui4] 

"French cuisine is very expensive"

 

43
Q

How do you say...?

“Please give me a menu.”

 

A

请给我一个菜单。 

[qing3 gei3 wo3 yi2ge4 cai4dan1]

“Please give me a menu.”

 

44
Q

What does this mean...?

他姓什么?

 

A

他姓什么? 

[ta1 xing4 shen2me]

“He is surnamed what?” 

 

45
Q

qing3

A

Please; to treat (someone to a meal); to invite.

 

我 is never used at the end of a sentence.

46
Q

What does this mean...?

这是什么?

 

A

这是什么?

[zhe4shi4 shen2me]

"What is this?"

 

47
Q

hao3

A

(to be) good.

48
Q

What does this mean?

你叫什么?

 

A

你叫什么? 

[ni3jiao4 shen2me]

“What are you called?”

 

49
Q

How do you say...?

"Do I know you personally?"

 

A

我认识你吗? 

[wo3 ren4shi ni3 ma] 

"Do I know you personally?"

 

50
Q

How do you say...?

Can I ask you a question?

 

A

我能问你一个问题吗?

[wo3 neng2 wen4ni3 yi2ge4wen4ti2 ma] 

Can I ask you a question? 

 

51
Q

What does this mean...?

他的名字是什么? 

 

A

他的名字是什么? 

[ta1de ming2zi shi4 shen2me]

“What is his name?”

 

52
Q

问题

wen4ti2

A

Question; issue.

53
Q

What does this mean...?

我不认识第二个人。

 

A

我不认识第二个人。

[wo3 bu2ren4shi di4er4ge ren2]

I don’t know the second person.

 

54
Q

What does this mean...?

他要请我吃饭。

 

A

他要请我吃饭。 

[ta1yao4 qing3wo3 chi1fan4]

"He wants to invite me to eat a meal"

 

55
Q

What does this mean...?

你贵姓什么?

 

A

你贵姓什么? 

[ni3 gui4xing4 shen2me] 

"You are surnamed what?"

 

56
Q

What does this mean...?

这是你的咖啡吗? 

 

A

这是你的咖啡吗? 

[zhe4shi4 ni3de ka1fei1 ma]

“Is this your coffee?” 

 

57
Q

How do you say...?

"Is white coffee expensive?"

 

A

白咖啡贵吗? 

[bai2ka1fei1 gui4ma] 

"Is white coffee expensive?"

 

58
Q

How do you say...?

Vocabulary

 

A

词汇

[ci2hui4]

Vocabulary

 

59
Q

What does this mean...?

他叫什么名字?

 

A

他叫什么名字? 

[ta1jiao4 shen2me ming2zi]

“What name is he called?”

 

60
Q

What does this mean...?

我叫她李小姐。 

 

A

我叫她李小姐。 

[wo3 jiao4 ta1 Li3 xiao3jie3] 

"I call her Miss Li"

 

 

61
Q

How do you say...

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th?

 

A

di4yi1

di4er4

di4san1

di4si4

di4wu3

di4liu4

di4qi1

di4ba1

di4jiu4

di4shi2

62
Q

How do you say...?

"What is this?"

 

A

这是什么?

[zhe4shi4 shen2me] 

"What is this?"

 

63
Q

What does this mean...?

你的手机贵吗?

 

A

你的手机贵吗? 

[ni3de shou3ji1 gui4ma]

"Is your cell phone expensive?"

 

 

64
Q

What does this mean...?

第十一个词是什么?

 

A

第十一个词是什么? 

[di4shi2yi1ge4 ci2 shi4 shen2me] 

"The 11th word is what?"

 

65
Q

What does this mean...?

飞机票贵吗?

 

A

飞机票贵吗? 

[fei1ji1piao4 gui4ma] 

"Is the plane ticket expensive?"

 

66
Q

How do you say...?

"I love eating Chinese food, She also loves it"

 

A

我爱吃中国菜,她也爱吃。

[wo3 ai4chi1 zhong1guo2cai4, ta1 ye3 ai4chi1] 

"I love eating Chinese food, She also loves it"

 

67
Q

How do you say...?

"Is your cell phone expensive?"

 

A

你的手机贵吗? 

[ni3de shou3ji1 gui4ma] 

"Is your cell phone expensive?"

 

68
Q

How do you say...?

"Is the plane ticket expensive?"

 

A

飞机票贵吗? 

[fei1ji1piao4 gui4ma] 

"Is the plane ticket expensive?"

 

69
Q

What does this mean...?

我能请你吃饭吗?

 

A

我能请你吃饭吗? 

[wo3 neng2 qing3ni3 chi1fan4 ma] 

"Please eat with me" lit: I can invite you to eat with me, yes/no

 

70
Q

What does this mean...?

法国菜很贵。

 

A

法国菜很贵。 

[fa3guo2cai4 hen3gui4]

"French cuisine is very expensive"

 

71
Q

How do you say...?

"I love eating French food, do you?"

 

A

我爱吃法国菜,你呢? 

[wo3 ai4 chi1 fa3guo2cai4, ni3ne] 

"I love eating French food, do you?"

 

72
Q

What does this mean...?

我爱吃法国菜,你呢?

 

A

我爱吃法国菜,你呢? 

[wo3 ai4 chi1 fa3guo2cai4, ni3ne] 

"I love eating French food, do you?"

 

73
Q

What does this mean...?

我认识你吗?

 

A

我认识你吗? 

[wo3 ren4shi ni3 ma] 

"Do I know you personally?"

 

74
Q

How do you say...?

“She is called Li You.”

 

A

她叫李友。 

[ta1 jiao4 li3you3] 

“She is called Li You.”

 

75
Q

How do you say...?

I don’t know the second person.

 

A

我不认识第二个人。

[wo3 bu2ren4shi di4er4ge ren2] 

I don’t know the second person.

 

76
Q

What does this mean...?

她叫李友。 

 

A

她叫李友。 

[ta1 jiao4 li3you3]

“She is called Li You.”

 

77
Q

How do you say...?

“He is surnamed what?” 

 

A

他姓什么? 

[ta1 xing4 shen2me] 

“He is surnamed what?” 

 

78
Q

What does this mean...?

她高兴,我也高兴。

 

A

她高兴,我也高兴。 

[ta1 gao1xing4, wo3ye3 gao1xing4]

“She is happy, I am also happy.”

 

79
Q

你们

ni3men2

A

You (plural).

80
Q

What does this mean...

我是英国人。 

 

A

我是英国人。 

[wo3 shi4 ying1guo2ren2]

"I am an English person"

 

81
Q

wo3

A

I; me.

82
Q

How do you say...?

“I call him Mr. Wang”

 

A

我叫他王先生。 

[wo3 jiao4ta1 Wang2 xian1sheng] 

“I call him Mr. Wang”

 

83
Q

What does this mean...?

我不认识这两个人。

 

A

我不认识这两个人。

[wo3 bu2ren4shi zhe4 liang3ge4ren2]

I don’t know these two people.

 

84
Q

gui4

A

Honourable; (to be) expensive.

85
Q

What does this mean...?

法国菜很好吃,美国菜呢?

 

A

法国菜很好吃,美国菜呢? 

[fa3guo2cai4 hen3hao3chi1, mei3guo2cai4 ne] 

"French food is very tasty, what about American food"

 

86
Q

What does this mean...?

他爱吃中国菜,我也爱吃中国菜。

 

A

他爱吃中国菜,我也爱吃中国菜。

[ta1 ai4chi1 zhong1guo2cai4, wo3 ye3ai4chi1 zhong1guo2cai4] 

"He loves eating Chinese food, I also like eating Chinese food"

 

87
Q

How do you say...?

"My cell phone is very expensive, is yours?"

 

A

我的手机很贵,你的(手机)呢? 

[wo3de shou3ji1 hen3gui4, ni3de (shou3ji1) ne] 

"My cell phone is very expensive, is yours?"

 

88
Q

名字

ming2zi

A

(Full) name.

89
Q

What does this mean...?

我爱吃中国菜,她也爱吃。

 

A

我爱吃中国菜,她也爱吃。

[wo3 ai4chi1 zhong1guo2cai4, ta1 ye3 ai4chi1] 

"I love eating Chinese food, She also loves it"

 

90
Q

什么

shen2me

A

What.

91
Q

What does this mean...?

白咖啡贵吗? 

 

A

白咖啡贵吗? 

[bai2ka1fei1 gui4ma] 

"Is white coffee expensive?"

 

92
Q

How do you say...?

"I call her Miss Li"

 

A

我叫她李小姐。 

[wo3 jiao4 ta1 Li3 xiao3jie3] 

"I call her Miss Li"

 

93
Q

When is 您 nín used?

A
  1. When we are speaking to someone at least one generation older
  2. When we are speaking to a very well respected figure in the community/organization
  3. In the service sector by shop clerks, calling agents, customer reps, waiters… 
94
Q

What does this mean...?

 

是的 shìde 

A

是的 shìde 

Yes, that's right

95
Q

What does this mean...?

 

你爱吃中国菜吗?

 

A

你爱吃中国菜吗?

[ni3 ai4chi1 zhong1guo2cai4 ma]

Do you love eating Chinese food?

96
Q

How do you say...?

 

Do you love eating Chinese food?

A

你爱吃中国菜吗? 

[ni3 ai4chi1 zhong1guo2cai4 ma]

Do you love eating Chinese food?

97
Q

What does this mean...?

你是法国人吗?

 

A

你是法国人吗? 

[ni3 shi4 fa3guo2ren2 ma]

“Are you French?”

98
Q

How do you say...?

“Are you French?”

 

A

你是法国人吗? 

[ni3 shi4 fa3guo2ren2 ma]

“Are you French?”

99
Q

What does this mean...?

这是您的咖啡吗? 

A

这是您的咖啡吗?

[zhe4shi4 nin2de ka1fei1 ma]

Is this your coffee?

100
Q

How do you say...?

"Is this your coffee?"

A

这是您的咖啡吗?

[zhe4shi4 nin2de ka1fei1 ma] 

Is this your coffee?

101
Q

What does this mean...?

公司

A

公司 gōngsī

company; firm; corporation (shared agency, Confucius)

102
Q

How do you say company in Chinese?

A

公司 gōngsī

company; firm; corporation (shared agency, Confucius)

103
Q

What does this mean...?

我的公司很小

A

我的公司很小。 

[wo3de gong1si1 hen3xiao3] 

My company is very small

104
Q

How do you say...?

"My company is very small"

A

我的公司很小。 

[wo3de gong1si1 hen3xiao3] 

My company is very small

105
Q

What does this mean...?

你能来我的公司吗? 

A

你能来我的公司吗? 

[ni3 neng2 lai2 wo3de gong1si1 ma]

Could you come to my company?

106
Q

How do you say...?

"Could you come to my company?"

A

你能来我的公司吗? 

[ni3 neng2 lai2 wo3de gong1si1 ma] 

Could you come to my company?

107
Q

What does this mean...?

我们的

A

我们的

[wo3men de]

Our

108
Q

What does this mean...?

这是一个英国的公司。

A

这是一个英国的公司。 

[zhe4shi4 yi2ge4 ying1guo2de gong1si1]

“This is a British company.”