Chinese (Mandarin)/Traditional/Lesson 8

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Lesson 8[edit]

我叫王明。 My name is Wang Ming.[edit]

Dialogues[edit]

You can check out the translation here

Dialogue 1[edit]

王明:我叫王明。你叫甚麼名字?

李紅:我叫李紅。
王明:她的名字是甚麼?
李紅:她的名字是周朱麗。
王明:周朱麗是一個很好的名字。
李紅:是, 但是我比較喜歡你的名字。
王明: 為甚麼比較喜歡我的名字?
李紅: 因為你的名字聽起來很聰明。
王明: 哪裡, 我不敢當。

Wáng Míng: Wǒ jiaò Wáng Míng. Nǐ jiaò shěnme míngzì?
Lǐ Hóng: Wǒ jiaò Lǐ Hóng.
Wáng Míng: Tā de míngzì shì shěnme?
Lǐ Hóng: Tā de míngzì shì Zhoū Zhū Lì.
Wáng Míng: Zhoū Zhū Lì shì yīgè hěn hǎo de míngzì.
Lǐ Hóng: Shì, dànshì wǒ bǐjiào xǐhuan nǐ de míngzì.
Wáng míng: wèishénme bǐjiào xǐhuan wǒ de míngzì?
Lǐ hóng: yīnwèi nǐ de míngzi tīng qǐlai hěn cōngmíng.
Wáng míng: nǎli, wǒ bùgǎndāng.

Dialogue 2[edit]

Vocabulary[edit]

Grammar[edit]

Translation of the text[edit]

Chinese characters Sentences breakdown English translation
Text 1

王明:我叫王明。你叫甚麼名字?
李紅:我叫李紅。
王明:她的名字是甚麼?
李紅:她的名字是周朱麗。
王明:周朱麗是一個很好的名字。
李紅:是, 但是我比較喜歡你的名字。
王明: 為甚麼比較喜歡我的名字?
李紅: 因為你的名字聽起來很聰明。
王明: 哪裡, 我不敢當。

Text 1

Wang Ming: I called Wang Ming. You called what name?
Li Hong: I called Li Hong.
Wang Ming: Her name is what?
Li Hong: Her name is Zhou Zhu Li.
Wang Ming: Zhou Zhu Li is very good (possessive) name.
Li Hong: Yes, but I relatively (implied: more) like you (possessive) name.
Wang Ming: Why (lit: for what) relatively like me (possessive) name?
Li Hong: Because you (possessive) name sounds like (lit: hear-startup, hear-start-come) intelligent.
Wang Ming: Where, I (negative) dare to serve as.

Text 1

Wang Ming: My name is Wang Ming. What is your name?
Li Hong: My name is Li Hong.
Wang Ming: What is her name?
Li Hong: Her name is Zhou Zhu Li.
Wang Ming: Zhou Zhu Li is a very good name.
Li Hong: Yes, but I like your name more.
Wang Ming: Why do you like my name more?
Li Hong: Because your name sounds very intelligent.
Wang Ming: Oh come on, you're flattering me.



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