Lesson 159 Hotel 第一百五十九课 酒店 (3) - China Plus

Lesson 159 Hotel 第一百五十九课 酒店 (3)

Gao Huiying China Plus Published: 2018-06-14 16:08:48
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Lesson 159 Hotel 第一百五十九课 酒店 (3)

Cam: It’s time to perfect Chinese your way in only five minutes a day… welcome to hotel week on Chinese Studio. Wo shi Cam.
YJ: And wo shi Yajie. Think about what else you might need to ask a hotel clerk Cam, so I can teach it to you in Chinese!
Cam: Well, I always seem to need an early morning wake-up call.
YJ: Then listen carefully!

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Key Words of the Day 
“Is breakfast included?” 房费包括早餐吗?  I need a wakeup call at 7 a.m. 我要7点的叫早服务  “What time is check-out?” 几点退房? All in today’s Chinese Studio.
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Cam: Yaj, one of the most important things for me is to have breakfast in the morning… and it’s great when it’s included with the room price.  Can I ask them that?
Yajie: Sure… you can say…房费包括早餐吗? 
Cam: fang2 fei4 bao1 kuo4 zao3 can1 ma?
YJ: fang2 is short for fang2 jian1, it means room,
Cam: fang2
YJ: fei4 means the price, 
Cam: fei4. 
YJ: bao1 kuo4 means include, 
Cam: bao1 kuo4,
YJ: zao3 can1, breakfast, 
Cam: zao3 can1.
YJ: fang2 fei4 bao1 kuo4 zao3 can1 ma?
Cam: fang2 fei4 bao1 kuo4 zao3 can1 ma? Is breakfast included with the room price?

Conversation 1:
A:房费包括早餐吗? 
B:房费包括早餐。

Cam: To wake up in time for breakfast, I need a wakeup call… for say, 7am…
YJ: Well, call the front desk and tell them…我要7点的叫早服务.….
Cam: wo3 yao4 qi1 dian3 de jiao4 zao3 fu2 wu4. 
YJ: wo3 yao4 means I need, 
Cam: wo3 yao4,
YJ: qi1 dian3 means 7 o’clock, 
Cam: qi1 dian3.
YJ: jiao4 zao3 means a wakeup call,  
Cam: jiao4 zao3.
YJ: fu2 wu4, service, 
Cam: fu2 wu4, 
YJ: 我要7点的叫早服务
Cam: wo3 yao4 qi1 dian3 de jiao4 zao3 fu2 wu4. I need a wakeup call at 7 a.m.

Conversation 2:
A: 我要7点的叫早服务
B: 好的。

YJ: And when your stay is finished, you need to check out.
Cam: What time is that?
YJ: I don’t know!  You’ll have to ask them.  You can say几点退房? 
Cam: ji2 dian3 tui4 fang2?
YJ: ji2 dian3 means what time,  
Cam: ji2 dian3,
YJ: tui4 fang2 means to check out,
Cam: tui4 fang2
YJ: ji2 dian3 tui4 fang2?
Cam: ji2 dian3 tui4 fang2? What time is check-out?

Conversation 3: 
A: 几点退房? 
B: 中午12点之前。

A:请问几点退房? 
B:下午两点之前。

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Key Words Reminder 
“Is breakfast included?” 房费包括早餐吗?  I need a wakeup call at 7 a.m. 我要7点的叫早服务  “What time is check-out?” 几点退房? All in today’s Chinese Studio.
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Yajie: We’ve come to the end of the show… Cam, would you like the honour of asking our question of the day?
Cam: I would love it. How do you say “What time is check-out” in Chinese?
YJ:  See ya tomorrow! 
CM: Ming tian jian.

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