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汉字 Pinyin English
(Edward) (Google Translate) (Edward)
林娜,你怎么样?忙不忙? Lín Nà, nǐ zěnme yàng? Máng bù máng? Lin Na, how are you? Are you busy?
我今天很忙。 Wǒ jīntiān hěn máng. I’m very busy today.
明天上午你有没有课? Míngtiān shàngwǔ nǐ yǒu méiyǒu kè? Do you have class tomorrow morning?
明天是星期几? Míngtiān shì xīngqí jǐ? What is they day tomorrow?
明天是星期四。 Míngtiān shì xīngqísì. Tomorrow is Thursday.
我上午,下午都有课。 Wǒ shàngwǔ, xiàwǔ dōu yǒu kè. I have class in both the morning and the afternoon.
你星期日有时间吗? Nǐ xīngqírì yǒu shíjiān ma? Do you have time on Sunday?
星期日是几号? Xīngqírì shì jǐ hào? What is the date on Sunday?
星期日是十月二十七号,是宋华的生日。 Xīngqírì shì shí yuè èrshíqī hào, shì Sòng Huá de shēngrì. Sunday is the 27th of October, it’s Song Hua’s birthday.
是吗? 他今年多大? Shì ma? Tā jīnnián duōdà? Really? How old is he this year?
宋华一九八二年十月二十七日出生,属狗。 他今年二十岁。 Sòng Huá yījiǔbā’èr nián shí yuè èrshíqī rìchūshēng, shǔ gǒu. Tā jīnnián èrshí suì. Song Hua was born in 1982, year of the dog. This year he is 27 years old.
他是哪儿人? Tā shì nǎr rén? Where is he from?
他是北京人。他爸爸,妈妈都在北京。星期日下午我们有一个聚会,祝贺他的生日。力波,大为都去,你参加不参加? Tā shì Běijīng rén. Tā bàba, māmā dōu zài Běijīng. Xīngqírì xiàwǔ wǒmen yǒu yīgè jùhuì, zhùhè tā de shēngrì. Lìbō, Dàwéi dōu qù, nǐ cānjiā bùcānjiā? He is from Beijing. His father and mother are both in Beijing. We are holding a party on Sunday afternoon to celebrate his birthday. Will you join us?
太好了!我当然参加。中国人生日吃蛋糕吗? Tài hǎole! Wǒ dāngrán cānjiā. Zhōngguó rén shēngrì chī dàngāo ma? That’s great! Of course I’ll join. Do Chinese people eat cake on their birthday?
吃蛋糕。 Chī dàngāo. Yes we do.
我买一个大蛋糕,好吗? Wǒ mǎi yīgè dà dàngāo, hǎo ma? How about I buy a big cake then?
好啊。我买两瓶红葡萄酒。 Hǎo a. Wǒ mǎi liǎng píng hóng pútáojiǔ. Sounds good. I’ll buy two bottles of red wine.
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嗨!你们好! Hāi! Nǐmen hǎo! Hi! Hello!
你们好! Nǐmen hǎo! Hello!
宋华,这是生日蛋糕。祝你生日快乐! Sòng Huá, zhè shì shēngrì dàngāo. Zhù nǐ shēngrì kuàilè! Song Hua, this is the birthday cake. Happy birthday!
谢谢。请坐,请坐。蛋糕真漂亮。你们来,我很高兴。 Xièxiè. Qǐng zuò, qǐng zuò. Dàngāo zhēn piàoliang. Nǐmen lái, wǒ hěn gāoxìng. Thank you. Please sit, please sit. The cake is beautiful. I’m very happy you all came.
今天我们吃北京烤鸭。我很喜欢吃烤鸭。 Jīntiān wǒmen chī Běijīng Kǎoyā. Wǒ hěn xǐhuān chī kǎoyā. Today we eat Peking Roast Duck. I like eating roast duck.
我们和什么酒? Wǒmen hé shénme jiǔ? What shall we drink?
当然和红葡萄酒,我们还吃寿面。 Dāngrán hé hóng pútáojiǔ, wǒmen hái chī shòu miàn. Of course we should drink red wine, and also eat longevity noodles!
吃寿面?真有意思。 Chī shòu miàn? Zhēn yǒuyìsi. Eat longevity noodles? How interesting.
林娜,你的生日是哪天? Lín Nà, nǐ de shēngrì shì nǎ tiān? Lin Na, which day is your birthday?
十一月,十二号。 Shíyī yuè, shí’èr hào. 12th November.
好,十一月,十二号我们再来吃寿面。 Hǎo, shíyī yuè, shí’èr hào wǒmen zàilái chī shòu miàn. Ok, on the 12th November we will again eat longevity noodles!
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