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TEACH YOU CHINESE(1) Background:

外国人在中国应该支付人民币。迈克是位美国人,他在北京工作。一天,他去银行换一些钱。

Foreigners in China should pay in Renminbi. Mike comes from the United States and works in Beijing now. One day, he goes to the bank to exchange some money.

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Text:

mài kè: Láo jià, wŏ xiăng bă měi yuán huàn chéng Rénmínbì.
麦克: 劳驾,我想把美元换成人民币。
Mike: Excuse me, I’d like to exchange some US dollars for Renminbi.

Xiăo jiě: Nín yào huàn duō shăo?
小姐: 您要换多少?
Miss: How much do you want to change?

mài kè: Wŭ băi měi yuán.
麦克: 五百美元。
Mike: Five hundred US dollars.

Xiăo jiě: Qĭng nín xiān tiān yī zhāng duì huàn dān.
小姐: 请您先填一张兑换单。
Miss: Fill in the exchange form first, please.

mài kè: Jīn tiān měi yuán hé Rénmínbì de bĭ jià shì duō shăo?
麦克: 今天美元和人民币的比价是多少?
Mike: What’s the rate for US dollars to Renminbi today?

Xiăo jiě: Bĭ jià shì yī bĭ bā diăn liù sān.
小姐: 比价是一比八。
Miss: The rate is 1:8.63.

mài kè: Wŏ tiān hăo duì huàn dān le.
麦克: 我填兑换单了。
Mike: I’ve finished the form.

Xiăo jiě: Qĭng shāo dĕng. Zhè shì nín de qián.
小姐: 请稍。这是您的钱。
Miss: Wait a moment, please. Here is your money.

mài kè: Xiè xiè.
麦克: 谢谢。
Mike: Thank you.

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Vocabulary:

1. 换钱 huàn qián: to exchange money

2. 百 băi: hundred

3. 填 tiān: to fill in

4. 兑换单 duì huàn dān: exchange form

5. 今天 jīn tiān: today

6. 比价 bĭ jià: rate of exchange

7. 请 qĭng: please

8. 等 děng: wait

9. 一会儿 yī huìr: a moment

10. 谢谢 xiè xiè: thank
4 ส.ค. 2008 เวลา 8:50
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Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Shanghainese), English
Learning Language
English