FSI Mandarin

Money, unit 5

Target list

麻烦你,我这儿有一百块美金的流行支票。请你给我换换。Sorry to bother you. I have one hundred US dollars in travelers checks here. Please change it for me.
Máfan ni, wo zhèr yǒu yìbǎikuài Měijīnde lǚxíng zhīpiào. Qǐng ni gěi wo huànhuan.
你要怎么换? 请你 给我两张五块的吧。How do you want to change it? How about giving me two fives, please?
Nǐ yào zěnme huàn? Qǐng nǐ gěi wo liǎngzhāng wǔkuàide ba.
你们收美金吗? 对不起,我们不收美金。Do you accept US currency? I'm sorry, we do not accept US currency.
Nǐmen shōu Měijīn ma? Duìbùqǐ, wǒmen bù shōu Měijīn.
这儿有没有银行? 有。银行就在那儿。Is there a bank here? There is. The bank is right over there.
Zhèr yǒu méiyou yínháng? Yǒu. Yínháng jiù zài nàr.
请问,是不是在这儿换钱? 是,是在这儿换。May I ask, is there here that I change money? Yes, you change it here.
Qǐngwèn, shì bu shi zài zhèr huàn qián? Shì,shì zài zhèr huàn.
今天的牌价是多少?今天的牌价是一块美金换一块九毛六人民币。Today's exchange rate is one US dollar to one dollar and ninety-six cents in People's currency.
Jīntiānde páijià shi duōshao? Jīntiānde páijià shi yíkuài Měijīn huàn yíkuài jiǔmáo liù Rénmínbì.
谢谢。不客气。Thank you. You're welcome.
Xièxie. Bú kèqi.

Vocabulary

不客气【bù kèqi】 you are welcome
电扇【diànshàn】 electric fan.
电视【diànshì】 television; TV.
【huàn】 exchange; barter; trade; change.
旅行【lǚxíng】 travel; journey; tour.
旅行支票(一张)【yīzhāng lǚxíng piào】travellers check
麻烦你【máfan ni】sorry to bother you
美金【měijīn】American dollar
牌价【páijià】 list price; market quotation.
人民币【rénmínbì】 Renmingbi (RMB); Chinese Dollar.
【shòu】 receive; accept; suffer; be subjected to; stand; endure; bear
手表【shǒubiǎo】 wrist watch.
收音机【shōuyīnjī】 radio (set); wireless (set).
怎么【zěnme】 (interrogative pronoun); how (can it be that).
支票【zhīpiào】 cheque; check (banker's or personal)
【zhōng】 bell; clock; time as measure in hours and minutes
友谊商店【yǒuyì shāngdiàn】Friendships Department store (in Beijing)