嗨! 大年! 你好!Hi, Da-Nian. How‘re you doing?
對了,聽文文說, 你想學中文?Hello. I heard from Wen-Wen that you’d like to learn Chinese.
是啊! 我已經去上中文課了!Yes, I‘ve take Chinese class.
中文容易學嗎?Is Chinese easy to learn?
學中文不能說難, 也不能說容易I can’t say studying Chinese is hard, yet I can’t say it is easy, either.
你能教我說中文嗎?Can you teach me Chinese?
好啊, 我教你一句俗語.Sure. I’ll teach you a Chinese saying.
太好了!你趕快說.Great! Please go ahead.
衣服是新的好，朋友是舊的好。New clothes are good, but old friends are better.
這句話是什麼意思呢? What does it mean?
這句話的意思是老朋友最好。It means having old friends is the best.
老朋友最好, 這句話說的真好. Old friends are the best. That’s a good one.
你肚子餓了,走吧 老朋友請你吃飯! You’re hungry, aren’t you? I‘ll buy you something to eat.
在臺灣, 你請我: 到美國我請你. You can buy me a meal here in Taiwan and I will treat you to a meal when you come to the U.S.
一言為定! It’s a deal. Deal!