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In this lesson we will learn some simple instructions to give while riding in a taxi cab.

32.01

停在这里。
Tng zi zhli.
Stop here.
停在这儿。
Tng zi zhr.
Stop here.
停在那里。
Tng zi nli.
Stop there.
停在那儿。
Tng zi nr.
Stop there.

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32.02

去自由大路和人民大街十字路口。
Q Zyu Dl h Rnmn Djiē shz lkǒu.
Go to the intersection of Freedom Avenue and People's Street.
去桂林路和同志街十字路口。
Q Guln L h Tngzh Jiē shz lkǒu
Go to the intersection of Guilin Road and Comrade Street.
去太原街和中华路十字路口。
Q Tiyun Jiē h Zhōnghu L shz lkǒu
Go to the intersection of Taiyuan Street and Han Chinese Road.
去友谊路和中央大街十字路口。
Q Yǒuy L h Zhōngyāng Djiē shz lkǒu.
Go to the intersection of Friendship Road and Central Street.

32.03

在...
Zi ...
At....
在下个...
Zi xi g ...
At the next...
在下个路口...
Zi xi g lkǒu...
At the next intersection...
在下个路口左拐.
Zi xi g lkǒu zuǒ guǎi.
At the next intersection turn left.

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Notes:

Turning involves using a prepositional phrase, following the pattern :

(direction) + 拐 guǎi.

There are three prepositions that can go before this construction, but it is perfectly fine to omit them, which we will for the time being.



32.04 Stop here

大卫: 师傅,在下个路口左拐。
Shīfu, zi xi g lkǒu zuǒ guǎi.
师傅: 停在哪儿?
Tng zi nǎr?
大卫: 停在那儿。
Tng zi nr.

32.05

在...
Zi ...
At....
在下个...
Zi xi g ...
At the next...
在下个路口...
Zi xi g lkǒu...
At the next intersection...
在下个路口右拐。
Zi xi g lkǒu yu guǎi.
At the next intersection turn right.

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32.06

在...
Zi ...
...at.
在下个...
Zi xi g ...
...at the next.
在下个路口...
Zi xi g lkǒu...
...at the next intersection.
在下个路口停...
Zi xi g lkǒu tng....
Stop...at the next intersection.
在下个路口停车。
Zi xi g lkǒu tng chē.
Stop the car at the next intersection.

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32.07

在下一个路口停车,我们的学校在那里。
Zi xi y g lkǒu tng chē, wǒmen de xuxio zi nli.
Stop at the next intersection, our school is there.
在这个路口停车,我们的公司在这里。
Zi xi g lkǒu tng chē, wǒmen de gōngsī zi zhli.
Stop at the next intersection, our office is there.
在下一个路口停车,我们的宾馆在那里。
Zi xi y g lkǒu tng chē, wǒmen de bīnguǎn zi nli.
Stop at the next intersection, our hotel is there.

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32.08

请...
Qǐng...
Please...
请你...
Qǐng nǐ...
Please...your...
请你打...
Qǐng nǐ dǎ...
Please use your...
请你打表。
Qǐng nǐ dǎ biǎo.
Please use your meter.

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