August 25

New Year Vacation-A

Chinese New Year Vacation

新年假期Chinese New Year Vacation

莉莉: 方先生新年假期過得好嗎?  How was your New Year’s vacation Mr. Fong?

方先生: 好極了,我跟朋友到阿里山去玩兒了 。 It was great! I went on a trip with my friend to Mountain Ali.

莉莉:山上的風景怎樣?有沒有拍照片呢?  What was the mountain scenery like? Did you take any photos?

方先生:風景太美了!我照了很多彩色照片和幻燈片。The scenery was very beautiful. I took a lot of photos and made slides.

莉莉:讓我看看那些照片。Let me see some of your photos.

方先生:請等一下,我去拿相簿。Wait a moment. I will get my photo album.

莉莉:你照的真好,我很欣賞。You take really nice pictures! I really like them.

方先生:謝謝。不過冲洗這些照片,可花了我不少錢。Thanks. However,  just getting the these pictures developed cost me quite a bit of money. Continue reading

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August 24

Traveling-A

旅行Traveling

王先生:您想不想出去旅行? Would you like to take a trip?

方先生:您計畫去哪兒? Where do you plan to go?

王先生: 我們一塊兒去阿里山好不好?   Let’s go to Mt. Ali together, okay?

方先生: 聽說阿里山的風景很不錯,我老早就想去了    I’ve heard that the scenery of Mt. Ali is pretty nice. I’ve been wanting to go there.

王先生:阿里山的風景美得像圖畫一樣。 The scenery of Mt. Ali is as beautiful as picture.

方先生: 我們要不要準備餐點呢?     Do we need to bring some snacks?

王先生:不用了,只要帶照相機去就行了       No, Just bring a camera and that will be fine.

方先生:我要把美麗的風景都照下來。   I’m going to capture all the beautiful scenery in my picture.

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August 21

Ordering Food B

點菜 Ordering Food

你最想吃什麼菜? 你來點菜,我做給你吃! What do you love to eat? You can order, and I’ll make them for you.

太棒了, 我什麼都可以吃。Great! Anything is fine by me.

粉蒸牛肉,喜歡嗎? How about “Steamed Beef”?

喜歡! Love it.

宮保雞丁, 喜歡嗎? How about “Kung-Pao Chicken?

喜歡! 不過有點辣。Yummy, but a little spicy.

那來點糖醋排骨吧! How about Sweet and Sour Pork?

糖醋排骨也不錯,酸酸甜甜的。Sounds good. It’s sour and sweet.

不過你點的菜, 我都沒有! However, I don’t have anything you ordered.

那你有什麼呢? Then, what do you have?

我有泡麵, 好不好? I have instant noodles. Is it Okay?

說了半天, 原來你只會煮泡麵。My god! You can only cook instant noodles.

泡麵, 喜歡嗎? How about instant noodles? Like it?

嗯!喜歡! 謝謝嘍! 那我現在就去煮給你吃! Yes. Great, and I’ll cook for you right now. Continue reading

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August 20

Dishes and Tableware-B

請喝茶! Enjoy the tea, Please.

你的餐具好漂亮喔! Your tableware is beautiful.

喜歡嗎? Do you like them?

喜歡! 喜歡就送給你。Sure. You can have them if you like.

謝謝, 你留著自己用, 我想自己買. Thanks, but I want to buy a set of my own. Wen-Wen, Would you go with me tomorrow to buy some Chinese style dishes?

您想買些什麼呢? What kind of dishes would you like to buy?

吃中國菜需要哪些餐具呢? What are the dining utensils for Chinese cuisine?

最少得有筷子、飯碗、菜盤和湯匙。You should at least have chopsticks, rice bowls, serving dishes and soup spoons.

每樣要每幾個才夠用呢? How much should I buy for every item?

你一個人住,一套就夠用了。A whole set is sufficient for you.

我想多花一點錢,買一套漂亮的瓷器。I would like to spend a bit of money to buy a set of beautiful porcelain dishes.

我贊成, 美食搭配美麗的餐具會更好吃! I agree! Fine food should be accompanied with fine utensils.

明天就麻煩您了! I’ll count on you tomorrow.

別客氣 Don’t mention it

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