Lesson 015 May I Borrow Your Mobile Phone?

Updated 2014-04-28 14:49:28

S: 大家好,欢迎 to Learn Chinese Now, 现在学汉语. 我是Stuart.
M: And wo shi ML.
S: And we're in the taxi going to my bin'guan.
M: Which is a good place to learn things like, 'use your mobile phone'. And to 'have', 'use' and 'give'.
S: Hao, xianzai women kaishi!
M: Don't forget. Repeat everything we say. And always try to guess the meaning of new words, before we explain them.
S: But here's a little help. 手shou SHOU shǒu, we know is 'hand'.
M: And ji JI JI jī can mean 'machine'. Can you guess what a shǒujī is?
S: let's find out.
M: S wants to make a phone call. 他要打个电话. Ta yao da ge dianhua.
S: ML, 你有手机吗?nǐ yǒu shǒuji ma?
M: 有,我有手机. Yǒu, wǒ yǒu shǒujī. 你要用吗?ni yao yong ma?
S: 是的,我要用你的手机。可以吗? Wo yao yong ni de xhou ji. Kěyǐ ma.
M: 可以。Keyi. 给你。Gei ni.
S: Xiexie.

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M: Now to explain, and see if you guys at home guessed correctly.
S: ML, 你有手机吗?do you have a mobile phone? nǐ yǒu shǒuji ma?
M: 有,yǒu YOU YOU you, is the verb 'to have'. Try to say 'do you have?' ……Dui le, 你有吗? Nǐ yǒu ma?
S: Now try to say, 'do you have a mobile?" ….. Great. Ni you shouji ma? Ni you shouji ma?
M: Now say, 'I have, I have a mobile'. …… 有,我有手机, yǒu, wǒ yǒu shǒujī. notice I can miss out the first wǒ. I can say, wǒ yǒu, wo you shouji, or, you, wo you shouji, or, wo you shouji, or, knowing we're talking about a shouji, wǒ yǒu, or, the simplest of all, just yǒu.
S: And ML asks if I want to use it.
M: 你要用吗?ni yao yong ma? Yao YAO YAO yao, the verb to 'want'. Yong YONG YONG, the verb to 'use'. Yòng. Stuart, ni yao yong ma?
S: 是的,我要用你的手机。可以吗?Wo yao yong ni de shou ji. Keyi ma?
M: 可以。Keyi. 给你。Gei ni.
S: Xiexie.
M: 可以 kěyǐ KE YI, KE YI kěyi, here means 'can do, Ok'. gei ni. Gei GEI GEI gěi to 'give'. Gei ni, give you, meaning, of course, something like, 'here it is', 'take it'. Gei ni.
S: Xiexie.

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M: Now the dialogue again. Hanyu only. Repeat with us. Stuart要打个电话. Ta yao da ge dianhua.
S: ML, 你有手机吗?nǐ yǒu shǒuji ma?
M: 有,我有手机. Yǒu, wǒ yǒu shǒujī. 你要用吗?ni yao yong ma?
S: 是的,我要用你的手机。可以吗? Wo yao yong ni de shou ji. 可以吗?keyi ma?
M: 可以。Keyi. 给你。Gei ni.
S: Xiexie.
M: Well, that was some very useful Hanyu. We'll 复习revise fùxí it next lesson. Ok?
S: Ok. Wo tongyi. So see you next time.
M: Zaijian!

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