Lesson Three Shopping at Silk Street (2)

Updated 2014-04-10 14:21:15

Lesson Three Shopping at Silk Street (2)


CRI reporter: Stephy Chung

Customer: 你好,这个多少钱?
 
GRAPHIC FLASH: 多少钱?How much money? 钱 money, the second tone,多少how much, together, 多少钱?How much money?

Saleswoman: 六百五十元。
Customer: 太贵了,便宜点儿。

GRAPHIC FLASH: 太贵了。That's too expensive. 贵 expensive, the fourth tone, 太 too much, the fourth tone, 了 a particle coming at the end of the sentence, there is no tone of this, together, 太贵了。That's too expensive.
便宜点儿。A little cheaper. 便宜 cheap,the second tone and the light tone,点儿a little bit, together, 便宜点儿。A little cheaper.

Saleswoman: 六百元。
Customer: 最低多少钱?

GRAPHIC FLASH: 最低多少钱?The lowest. 最低 the lowest, the fourth tone and the first tone, 多少钱 how much money, altogether, 最低多少钱?The lowest.

Saleswoman: 最低五百元。
Customer: 我不要了。 

GRAPHIC FLASH: 我不要了。I don't want it. 我 I, the third tone, 不要 do not want or need, the second tone and the fourth tone, 了 a particle denounces the completion of the action, together, 我不要了。I don't want it.

Saleswoman: 四百五十元行吗?
Customer: 好的。

GRAPHIC FLASH: 好的。Deal. Okay. The third tone and the light tone.

Stephy: Now let's learn the key phrases from the bargaining dialogue you just saw.

GRAPHIC FLASH:

多少钱?How much money?

太贵了。That's too expensive.

便宜点儿。A little cheaper.

最低多少钱? The lowest.

我不要了。I don't want it.

好的。Deal. Okay.

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