FSI Mandarin

Transportation, unit 8

Target list

好久没见, 您出门了吧?I haven't seen you in a long time. You have been away, I suppose?
Hǎo jiǔ méi jiàn, nín chū mén le ba?
您为什么刚回来又去了呢?我这次到广州去是因为我有一个很好的朋友从香港来。Why did go again when you had just come back from there? This time I went to Guǎngzhōu because I had a very good friend coming ther from Hong Kong.
Nín wèishénme gāng huílai yòu qù le ne? Wǒ zhèicì dào Guǎngzhōu qù shi yīnwei wǒ yǒu yige hěn hǎode péngyou cóng Xiānggǎng lái.
我们有一年没见了。她请我陪她一起去旅行.We had not seen each other for a year. She asked me to accompany her (in her) travels.
Wǒmen yǒu yī nián méi jiàn le. Tā qǐng wǒ péi ta yìqǐ qù lǚxíng .
三个月一前她还不知道能不能来。Three month ago she didn't know yet whether she would be able to come or not.
Sānge yuè yǐqián tā hái bù zhīdào néng bu néng lái.
你门都去过什么地方?What places did you go to?
Nǐmen dōu qùguo shénme dìfang?
杭州跟苏州真是漂亮。Hángzhōu and Sūzhōu are really beautiful.
Hángzhōu gēn Sūzhōu zhēn shi piàoliang.
有机会我要再去一次。If I have the chance, I would like to go again.
Yǒu jīhui wǒ yào zài qù yícì.
这些地方你都去过了吧? 没都去过。You have gone to all those places, I suppose? I haven't been to all of them.
Zhèixie dìfang nǐ dōu qùguo le ba ? Méi dōu qùguo.
回国to return to one's native country
huí guó
回家to come/go home
huí jiā
回去to go back
huí qu

Vocabulary

出门(儿)【chū mén(er)】 be away from home; go on a journey; go out of town
【gāng】 only just; only a; short while ago; firm; strong; indomitable; just; exactly; barely;
杭州【HángZhōu】 Hangzhou
好久【hǎojiǔ】 quite a while; a dog's age; many a long day.
【huí】 circle; wind; return; go back
回国【huíguó】 return from abroad.
回家【huíjiā】 homeward.
回来【huílái】 return; come back; be back.
回去【huíqu】 return; go back; be back.
【jiàn】meet; see; catch sight of.
机会【jīhuì】 chance; opportunity.
没(有)意思【méi(yǒu)yìsī】not interesting
【néng】 ability; capability; skill; <physics> energy; able; capable; can; be able to; be capable of.
【péi】 accompany; keep sb. company.
漂亮【piàoliàng】 handsome; good-looking; pretty; beautiful; remarkable; brilliant; splendid.
【qǐng】 request; ask; invite; engage; <polite> please.
苏州【SūZhōu】 Suzhou
为什么【wèishénme】 why; why (or how) is it that.
一起【yīqǐ】 in the same place; together; in company
【yòu】 (once) again; also; both... and...; again.
有意思【yǒuyìsī】interesting
【zài】again
花开了【huākāile】 flowers are blooming
将来【jiānglái】 future.
受到【shòudào】 get; be given; receive; suffer.
有名的地方【yǒumíng dìfang】well-known; famous place
最近【zuìjìn】 recently; lately; of late; in the near future; soon.