FSI Mandarin

Transportation, unit 7

Target list

老宋,怎么样?忙呢?不怎么忙。Sòng, how are things going? Are you busy? Not especially busy.
Lǎo Sòng, zěnmeyàng? Máng ne? Bù zěnme máng.
请你给我定一张飞机票。Please reserve a plane ticket for me.
Qǐng ni gěi wo dìng yìzhāng fēijī piào.
票定好了。哪班飞机?几点钟起飞?The ticket has been reserved. Which flight? What time does it take off?
Piào dìnghǎo le. Něibān fēijī? Jǐdiǎn zhōng qǐfēi?
这班飞机直飞广州吗?Does this flight go directly to Guǎngzhōu?
Zhèibān fēijī zhí fēi Guǎngzhōu ma?
从三里屯到飞机场要多少时间?How much time does it take to go from Sānlǐtún to the airport?
Cóng Sānlǐtún dào fēijīchǎng yào duōshǎo shíjiān?
如果我八点钟离开家,来得及吧?If I leave home at eight o'clock, I can make it in time. Right?
Rúguǒ wǒ bādiǎn zhōng líkāi jiā, láidejí ba?
请你派个车来接我,送我到飞机场去。Please send a car to pick me up and take me to the airport.
Qǐng ni pài ge chē lái jiē wo, sòng wo dào fēijīchǎng qu.

Vocabulary

不怎么【bùzěnme】 not very; not particularly.
定好了【dìng hàole】 reserved ok
【fēi】 fly; flit; hover or flutter in the air; swiftly; unexpected; accidental
飞机【fēijī】 aircraft; aeroplane; plane.
飞机场【fēijīchǎng】 airport.
广州【GuǎngZhōu】 Guangzhou
·好了【·hàole】 completed satisfactorily
【jiē】 meet/pick up/get (someone)
【lǎo】 old; aged; old people;
旅馆【lǚguǎn】 hotel.
【máng】 busy; fully occupied; hurry; hasten; make haste.
【pài】 send; dispatch; assign
起飞【qǐfēi】 (of aircraft) take off.
如果【rúguǒ】 <conj.> if; in case; in the event of.
三里屯【sānlǐtún】Sanlitun (diplomatic quarter in Beijing)
说好了【shuōhǎole】 come to an agreement or understanding
想好了【xiǎnghǎole】 reach a conclusion
要是【yàoshi】 if; suppose; in case.
【zhí】 straight; straighten; vertical
做好了【zuòhǎole】 finished doing smth.
出差【chūchāi】 be away on official business; be on a business trip.
处长【chùzhǎng】 the head of a department or office; section chief.
赶不上【gǎnbùshàng】 can't catch (a plane, etc); can't keep up with; can't catch up with.
还好【háihǎo】 fairly good; not bad; passable; fortunately.
开会【kāihuì】 hold or attend a meeting.