FSI Mandarin

Arranging a Meeting, unit 4

Target list

何教授,欢迎,欢迎。请进。这是一点小意思。Professor Hollins, welcome. Please come in. Here is a small token of appreciation.
Hé Jiàoshòu, huānyíng, huānyíng. Qǐng jìn. Zhè shi yīdiǎn xiǎo yìsi.
我知道您喜欢山水画。特别请朋友给您画了一张。I know you like landscape painting. I asked a friend to paint one especially for you.
Wǒ zhīdao nín xǐhuan shānshuǐ huà. Tèbié qǐng péngyou gěi nín huàle yīzhāng.
这位是何教授,在台大教书。久仰,久仰。This is Professor Hollins, who teaches at Taiwan University. Glad to meet you.
Zhèiwèi shi Hé Jiàoshòu, zài Táidà jiào shū. Jiǔyǎng, jiǔyǎng.
我还有很多不熟悉的地方要向您请教。There is still much I'm not familiar with that I need to ask your advice about.
Wǒ hái yǒu hěn duō bù shúxīde dìfang yào xiàng nín qǐngjiào.
希望以后有机会多见面。I hope that in future we will have an opportunity to meet more.
Xīwàng yǐhòu yǒu jīhuì duō jiànmiàn.

Vocabulary

方法【fāngfǎ】 method; way; means.
法子【fǎzi】 way; method.
【huà】 draw; paint; drawing; painting
画儿(一张)【huàr (yīzhāng)】 picture; drawing; painting
见面【jiànmiàn】 meet; see.
教授【jiàoshòu】 professor; instruct; teach.
【jìn】 advance; move forward; enter
久仰【jiǔyǎng】 <polite> I've long been looking forward to meeting you; I'm very pleased to meet you.
请教【qǐngjiào】 ask for advice; consult.
请坐【qǐngzuò】 please sit down
山水【shānshuǐ】 water from a mountain; mountains and rivers; scenery with hills and waters.
山水画儿(一张)【shānshuǐ huàr (yīzhāng)】 ladscape painting
社会学【shèhuìxué】 sociology.
熟悉【shúxī】 know sth. or sb. well; be familiar with; have an intimate knowledge of.
台大【táidà】 Taiwan University
特别【tèbié】 special; particular
图书馆【túshūguǎn】 library.
【xiàng】 direction; towards; from; face; turn towards
小意思【xiǎoyìsì】 small token of kindly feelings; mere trifle.
【zuò】 sit; take a seat
表演【biǎoyǎn】 perform; act; play; performance; exhibition; demonstrate.
不大好买【bùdà hǎo mǎi】 not very easy to buy
对... 熟悉【duì... shúxī】 be familiar with
教育部【jiàoyùbù】Ministry of Education
买菜【mǎicài】 buy vegetables, groceries
送给【sònggěi】 give to
洗衣裳【xǐ yīshang】wash clothing; clothes.
研究【yánjiū】 study; research; consider; discuss; deliberate.
幼儿园【yòu'éryuán】 kinder garden; nursery school.
油画【yóuhuà】 oil painting.
展览【zhǎnlǎn】 put on display; exhibition; show.
照顾【zhàogu】 give consideration to; show consideration for; make allowance (s) for; look after; care for; attend to
做饭【zuòfàn】 cook
作业【zuòyè】 school assignment; work; task; operation; production.