FSI Mandarin

Transportation, unit 1

Target list

到西门町去,坐几路车? 坐十八路。What bus do you take to get to Ximending? Take Number 18.
Dào Xīméndīng qù, zuò jǐlù chē? Zuò Shíbālù.
十八路车多不多? 不很多。Are there many Number 18 buses? Not very many.
Shíbālù chē duō bu duo? Bù hěn duō.
每隔几分钟有一班车? How ofter is there a bus?
Měi gé jǐfēn zhōng yǒu yìbān chē?
我每个星期六都去看电影。I go to see a movie every Saturday.
Wǒ měige Xīngqīliù dōu qù kàn diànyǐng.
最后一班车是几点钟? What time is the last bus?
Zuìhòu yìbān chē shi jídiǎn zhōng?
这班车是不是去西门町? 是。上车吧!Does this bus go to Ximending? Yes, get on!
Zhèbān chē shì bu shi qù Xīméndīng? Shì. Shàng chē ba!
到西门町的时候,请告诉我。When we get to Ximending, please tell me.
Dào Xīméndīngde shíhou, qǐng gàosu wǒ.
我是不是在这里下车?不是。下一站。Is it here that I get off? No. The next stop.
Wǒ shì bu shi zài zhèli xià chē? Bú shi. Xià yízhàn.

Vocabulary

班【bān】 (counter of scheduled trips);class; team; shift; duty; <military> squad
【chē】 vehicle; wheeled machine or waterwheel; machine; lift water by waterwheel
【chéng】 city wall; wall; city; town.
【duō】 many; much; more; more than the correct or the required number; too many; excessive; too much; more over; odd; much more; far more.
·分【·fēn】 minute
告诉【gàosù】 tell; let know.
【gé】 separate; partition; stand or lie between; at a distance from; after or at an interval of.
几路车【jǐlùchē】 what number bus
【měi】 every; each; per; often.
上车【shàngchē】 to get on or into a bus, train, car etc. .
【shàng】 upper; up; get on
【shǎo】 few, lack be missing
头·【tóu·】 first (something)
【xià】 next, to get off
下车【xiàchē】 get off the bus
西门町【xīméntǐng】 Ximending (an area of Taipei)
有(的)时候【yǒu(dé)shíhòu】 sometimes
【zhàn】 stand; be on one's feet; take a stand; stop; halt; station; stop
最后【zuìhòu】 final; last; ultimate.
北海公园【běihǎi gōngyuán】Beihai park (famous park in Beijing)
别的时候【biéde shíhòu】 other times
东京【dōngjīng】 Tokyo.
放假【fàngjià】 close for holiday; have a holiday or vacation; have a day off.
好玩【hǎowán】 amusing; interesting.
【huì】 will
司机【sījī】 driver.
走吧【zǒuba】 let's go