FSI Mandarin

Traveling in China, unit 8

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在广州交易会上就作出口的买卖吗?Do they only do export business at the Guangzhou Trade Fair?
Zài Guǎngzhōu Jiāoyìhuìshang jiù zuò chūkǒude mǎimài ma?
不就是出口,也有很多人在那儿谈进口贸易。Not just export business. Many people also do import trade there.
Bù jiù shi chūkǒu, yě yǒu hěn duō rén zài nǎr tán jìnkǒu màoyi.
这几个经济特区越来越繁荣了。These special economic zones are getting more and more prosperous.
Zhèi jǐge jīngji tèqū yuè lái yuè fánróng le.
是啊!进出口贸易,加工工业越搞越多了。Yes! Import-export trade and the processing industry are on the upswing.
Shì a! Jìnchūkǒu màoyi, jiāgōng gōngyè yuè gǎo yuè duō le.
广交会上的东西价钱怎么样?How are the prices at the Guangzhou Trade Fair?
Guǎngjiāohuìshangde dōngxi jiàqian zěnmeyàng?
价钱都还不错,外国商人很少有空手回去的。The prices are pretty good. It's very seldom that a foreign businessman goes home empty-handed.
Jiàqian dōu hái bú cuò, wàiguó shàngren hěn shǎo yǒu kōngshǒu huíqude.
经济特区的中国工人收入比较高,那会不会出现一个新的阶级呢?Since the income of Chinese workers in the special economic zones is higher, is it possible a new economic class will appear?
Jīngji tèqūde Zhōngguó gōngren shōurù bǐjiào gāo, nà huì bu huì chūxiàn yíge xīnde jiēji ne?
没有那么严重!各级政府会按政策办的。It's not that serious! Every level of the governement will go according to policy.
Méiyou nàme yánzhòng! Gèjí zhèngfǔ huì àn zhèngcè bànde.
中国政府是不是限制消费品的进口?Does the Chinese governement restrict consumer-good import?
Zhōngguó zhèngfǔ shì bu shi xiànzhì xiāofèipǐnde jìnkǒu?
待会儿我给您拿一份儿材料,您一看就清楚了。I'll bring you some materials in a while. As soon as you read them you'll know the answer.
Dàihuǐr wǒ gěi nín ná yífènr cáiliào, nín yí kàn jiù qīngchu le.
在一个工厂里,工作效率高的工人才能提高工资,对吧?In a factory only workers with high efficiency can get a pay raise, right?
Zài yíge gōngchǎngli, gōngzuò xiàolü gāode gōngrén cái néng tígāo gōngzī, duì ba?
对啊!多劳多得嘛!Right! More pay for more work, you know!
Duì a! Duō láo duō dé ma!
老张,今天开什么欢送会?Lao Zhang, what's the farewell meeting for today?
Lǎo Zhāng, jīntiān kāi shénme huānsònghuì?
欢送欧洲的律师代表团。We're sending off the European delegation of lawyers.
Huānsòng Ōuzhōude lǜshī dàibiǎotuán.
有了中-美海运条约以后,沿海一带就更热闹了。Since the Sino-American sea transportation treaty, the coastal region has become even busier.
Yǒule Zhōng-Měi hǎiyùn tiáoyuē yǐhòu, yánhǎi yīdài jiù gèng rènao le.
是啊,看起来以后的十年,这几个大海港会有大规模的发展。Yes. It looks as if these large ports will experience tremendous growth in the next decade.
Shì a, kànqilái yǐhòude shínián, zhèi jǐge dà hǎigǎng huì yǒu dà guīmóde fāzhǎn.
你听到消息了没有?今天晚上有很重要的人来。Hav you heard the news? Some very important people are coming tonight.
Nǐ tīngdao xiāoxi le meiyou? Jīntiān wǎnshang yǒu hěn zhòngyàode rén lái.
今天的晚会一定很有意思,千万别晚了。Tonight's party is sure to be interesting. You mustn't be late!
Jīntiānde wǎnhuì yīdìng hěn yǒu yìsi, qiānwàn bié wǎn le.
我要参观教学设备。I want to see the educational equipment.
Wǒ yào cānguān jiàoxué shèbèi.
教学设备都集中在这个大厅里了,欢迎参观。The educational equipment is all together in this large hall. You're welcome to see it.
Jiàoxué shèbèi dōu jízhōng zài zhèige dàtīngli le, huānyíng cānguān.
中-美两国为了在各方面进行合作定好了不少计划。China and America have made a lot of plans to cooperate in various fields.
Zhōng-Měi liǎngguó wèile zài gèfāngmiàn jìnxíng hézuò dinghǎole bù shǎo jìhuà.
嗯。刚运到福建的这些设备就是那些计划的一部分。Mm. The equipment which was just shipped to Fujian is a part of those plans.
Ǹg. Gāng yùn dao Fújiànde zhèixiē shèbèi jiù shi nèixiē jìhuàde yībùfèn.

Vocabulary

出口【chūkǒu】 speak; utter; exit; export.
出现【chūxiàn】 appear; arise; emerge.
代表团【dàibiǎotuán】 delegation.
呆会儿【dàihuir】in a while, later
大厅【dàtīng】 (large) hall
【dìng】to draw up (a plan); to agree on; to conclude (a treaty)
多劳多得【duōláoduōde】 the more one works, the more he gets.
繁荣【fánróng】 flourishing; prosperous; booming; make sth. prosper.
福建【Fújiàn】 Fujian Province.
工资【gōngzī】 wages; pay.
广交会【guǎngjiāohuì】 Guangzhou (Canton) Trade Fair
规模【guīmó】 scale; scope; dimensions.
海港【hǎigǎng】 seaport; harbour.
合作【hézuò】 cooperate; collaborate; cooperation
欢送【huānsòng】 see off; send off.
欢送会【huānsònghuì】 farewell party or meeting
·级【·jí】 level; rank; grade; course; class; form; step; stage; degree.
加工【jiāgōng】 process; /mech./ machining; working.
交易会【jiāoyìhuì】trade fair
价钱【jiàqián】 price.
阶级【jiējí】 (social) class.
进出口【jìnchūkǒu】 imports and exports; exits and entrance; exit.
经济特区【jīngjìtèqū】 special economic zone
进口【jìnkǒu】 enter port; import; entrance
集中【jízhōng】 concentrate; centralize; focus; amass; put together.
空手【kōngshǒu】 empty-handed.
律师【lǜshī】 lawyer; barrister; solicitor; attorney.
贸易【màoyì】 trade.
千万【qiānwàn】 ten million; without fail, be sure to
商人【shāngrén】 businessman; merchant; trader.
设备【shèbèi】 equipment; installation; facilities.
条约【tiáoyuē】 treaty; pact.
晚会【wǎnhuì】 an evening of entertainment; soiree; social evening; evening party.
限制【xiànzhì】 place restrictions on; impose restrictions on; restrict; limit; confine.
消费品【xiāofèipǐn】 consumable; consumables.
效率【xiàolǜ】 efficiency.
消息【xiāoxi】 news; information.
严重【yánzhòng】 serious; grave; critical.
一…就【yī...jiù】as soon as...
【yùn】 motion; movement; carry; transport; use; wield; utilize; fortune; luck; fate.