FSI Mandarin

Directions, unit 2

Target list

你知道东单电影院是不是在这儿附近? 是。Do you know whether the Dōngdān Movie Theater is in this area? Yes it is.
Nǐ zhīdao Dōngdān Diànyǐngyuàn shì bu shi zài zhèr fùjìn? Shì.
从这儿到东单电影院去,怎么走? 出了这个饭店往东走。How do I get from here to the Dōngdān Movie theater? When you get out of the hotel, walk to the east.
Cóng zhèr dào Dōngdān Diànyǐngyuàn qù, zěnme zǒu? Chūle zhèige fàndiàn wàng dōng zǒu.
到了第二个路口儿,北边儿是东单菜市场。南边是东单公园。When you have reached the second intersection, on the north side is the Dōngdān market. On the south side is Dōngdān park.
Dàole dìèrgè lùkǒur, běibianr shi Dōngdān Càishichǎng. Nánbianr shi Dōngdān Gōngyuán.
电影院就在东单菜市场的西边儿。The movie theater is just on the west side of the Dōngdān Market.
Diànyǐngyuàn jiù zài Dōngdān Càishichǎngde xībianr.
去看电影以前,我先去看一个朋友。Before I go to see the movie, I am first going to visit a friend.
Qù kàn diànyǐng yǐqián, wǒ xiān qù kàn yige péngyou.
饭店里边儿有没有卖糖的? 有。有一个小卖部。在那边儿。Is there a place to buy candy in this hotel? Yes. There's a variety shop. It's over there.
Fàndiàn lǐbianr yǒu meiyou mài tángde? Yǒu. Yǒu yigi xiǎomàibù. Zài nèibianr.

Vocabulary

北【běi】 north; <formal> be defeated.
北边(儿)【běibiān(r)】 north side;
·边(儿)【-biān(r)】 ... side, edge (used in place words);
菜市场【càishìchǎng】 food market.
【chū】 go or come out; exceed; go beyond;
电影【diànyǐng】 film; movie; motion picture.
电影院【diànyǐngyuàn】 cinema; movie theatre.
【dōng】 east; master; owner; host.
东边(儿)【dōngbiān(r)】 east side
东单【dōngdān】Dongdan (a neighborhood in Beijing)
附近【fùjìn】 nearby; neighbouring; close to; in the vicinity of.
公园【gōngyuán】 park.
【lǐ li】 in; inside.
里边(儿)【lǐbian(r)】 inside; in; within.
【táng】 sugar; sugared; in syrup; sweets; candy.
外边(儿)【wàibiān(r)】 outside; out; a place other than where one lives or works; exterior.
王府井大街【wángfǔjǐng dàjiē】 Wangfujing Boulevard (Beijing)
西【xī】 west; Occidental; Western.
小卖部【xiǎomàibù】 a small shop attached to a school, factory, theatre, etc.; buffet; snack counter.
小学【xiǎoxué】 primary or elementary school.
西边(儿)【xībiān(r)】 (n) west side; to the west of.
以后【yǐhòu】 after; later; afterwards; following; later on; in the future.
以前【yǐqián】 before; formerly; previously.
右边(儿)【yòubiān(r)】 the right (or right-hand) side; the right.
中学【zhōngxué】 high school; middle school (year 6 to 12)
左边(儿)【zuǒbiān(r)】 the left; the left (or left-hand) side.
办事处【bànshìchù】 office; agency.
【gòu】 enough; sufficient; adequate; reach;
过了路口(儿)【guòlelùkǒu(r)】 having past the intersection
【nà】 that; <conj.> then; in that case.
【rè】 heat; hot; heat up; warm up; warm; fever; temperature; ardent; warmhearted; craze; fad; envious; eager; in great demand; popular.
走走【zǒuzou】 take a walk
最好【zuìhào】 best; first-rate; had better; it would be best.