FSI Mandarin

Directions, unit 1

Target list

你知道不知道华美咖啡厅? 不知道。Do you know of the Huáměi Coffeehouse? No, I don't.
Nǐ zhīdao bu zhīdao Huáměi Kāfēitīng? Bù zhīdao.
到咖啡厅去,怎么走? 从这里往左走。到了路口再往右走,就到了。How do I get to the coffeehouse? From here you go to the left. When you have reached the intersection, then you go to the right, and then you are there.
Dào kāfēitīng qù, zěnme zǒu? Cóng zhèli wàng zuǒ zǒu. Dàole lùkǒu zài wàng yòu zǒu, jiù dào le.
从这里到银行去,我先往右走,对不对? 不是,从这里一直走。 To get from here to the bank, I first go to to the right. Is that correct? No from here you go straight.
Cóng zhèli dào yínháng qù, wǒ xiān wàng yòu zǒu, duì bu dui? Bú shi, cóng zhèli yìzhí zǒu.
然后,到了路口,再往左走,对不对? 对了。好。我知道了。谢谢。After that when I have reached the intersection, then I go to the left. Is that correct? That's correct. Good. I've got it now. Thank you.
Ránhòu, dàole lùkǒu, zài wàng zuǒ zǒu, duì bu dui? Duì le. Hǎo. Wǒ zhīdao le. Xièxie.

Vocabulary

从【cóng】 from; through;
【dào】 to; towards; arrive; reach; go to leave for; up until;
【duì】 correct; answer; reply; treat;
饭馆儿【fànguǎnr】 restaurant (Beijing)
饭馆子【fànguǎnzi】 restaurant (Taipei)
房子【fángzi】 house; building; room.
华美咖啡厅【huáměi kāfēitīng】 Huamei Coffeehouse (Taipei)
【jiù】 then; at once; right away; as early as; already; as soon as; right after; only; even if.
咖啡厅【kāfēitīng】 coffeehouse
路口(儿)【lùkǒu(r)】 crossing; intersection.
铺子【pùzi】 shop; store (Beijing)
【qù】 go; leave; remove; get ride of; be apart from; of last year;
然后【ránhòu】 <adv.> then; after that; afterwards.
商店【shāngdiàn】 shop; store (Taipei)
【wàng】 <preposition> to toward.
【xiān】 earlier; before; first; in advance;
【xiàng】 direction; face; turn towards;
学校【xuéxiào】 school; educational institution.
一直【yīzhí】 straight; <adv.> continuously; always; all along; all the way.
【yòu】 the right side; the right; west;
【zài】 <adv.> (for an action yet to take place or contemplated) again, once more, further; then, only then; in addition
知道【zhīdào】 know; realize; be aware of.
【zǒu】 walk; go; run; move; leave; go away; visit
【zuǒ】 the left side; the left; east;
方便【fāngbiàn】 convenient; <informal> go to the lavatory; <humble> have money to spare or lend.
还不一定【háibù yīdìng】not yet fixed/certain
经过【jīngguò】 by way of; pass; go through
开学【kāixué】 school starts; term begins.