FSI Mandarin

Directions, unit 4

Target list

请问,餐厅在哪里? 坐电梯到二楼。下了电梯,就看见了。May I ask, where is the dining room? Take the elevator to the second floor. When you have gotten off the elevator, the you'll see it.
Qǐngwèn, cāntīng zài nǎlǐ? Zuò diàntī dào èrlóu. Xiàle diàntī, jiù kànjian le.
请问,你们这里有没有理发的地方? 有。下楼,左边就是。May I ask, is there a place to get a haircut here? Yes, go downstairs, and it's (just) on the left.
Qǐngwèn, nǐmen zhèli yǒu meiyou lǐfǎde dìfàng. Yǒu. Xià lóu, zuǒbian jiù shì.
几楼卖地图? 二楼。On what floor maps are sold? The second floor.
Jǐlóu mài dìtú? Èrlóu.
怎么走? 往后一直走。上楼,右边就是卖地图的。How d I get there (go)? Go staight to the back. Go up the stairs, and the map department is (just) on the right.
Zěnme zǒu? Wànghòu yìzhí zǒu. Shàn glóu, yòubian jiù shi mài dìtúde.
洗手间在哪里? Where is the washroom?
Xǐshǒujiān zài náli?
在那里。往里走,就看见了。It's over there. Go all the way in and the you'll see it.
Zài nàli. Wàng lǐ zǒu, jiù kànjian le.

Vocabulary

餐厅【cāntīng】 dining room; restaurant.
厕所【cèsuǒ】 lavatory; toilet; W.C..
电梯【diàntī】 lift; elevator.
对面【duìmiàn】 opposite; right in front; face to face.
【hòu】 back; behind; rear; after; afterwards; later;
后边(儿)【hòubiān(r)】 the back side
几楼【jǐlǒu】 which floor
【jìn】 enter; advance; move forward; come or go into
看见【kànjian】 catch sight of; see.
理发【lǐfà】 haircut; hairdressing.
理发的地方【lǐfàdedìfang】 place where hair is cut
·楼【-lǒu】 storey; floor;
楼梯【lóutī】 stairs; staircase.
·面【miàn】 surface; side; aspect; noodles
哪边【nǎbiān】 which side; which way
那边【nǎbiān】 that way; that side
【qián】 front; forward; ahead; age; before; preceding; former; formerly; first.
【shàng】 upper; up; to go up
上楼【shànglǒu】go/come upstairs
·头【-tou】 -end (in place words)
【xià】 go down
下楼【xiàlǒu】 go/come downstairs
洗手间【xǐshǒujiān】washroom
这边(儿)【zhèbiān(r)】 this side; here
走廊【zǒuláng】 corridor; passage; passageway.
【zuò】 sit; take a sit; ride; travel by...
办公室【bàngōngshì】 office.
【wàng】 forget; overlook; neglect.
要是【yàoshi】 if; suppose; in case.
一杯【yìbēi】 a cup of