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EP72 拜访 Bring A Gift

Lu Chang China Plus Published: 2018-01-01 15:51:32
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EP72 拜访 Bring A Gift

EP72 拜访 Bring A Gift

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Dialogue:

A:请问,去别人家里做客,一般送什么礼物?

Qĭng wèn, qù bié rén jiā lĭ zuò kè, yì bān sòng shén me lĭ wù?

Excuse me. What's a suitable gift if I'm invited to visit a family?

B:对方是什么人?家里都有谁?

duì fāng shì shén me rén ?jiā lǐ dōu yǒu shuí ?

Who the host is and who are in the host’s family?

A:是我的朋友。他跟父母住在一起。

Shì wŏ de péng you3. Tā gēn fù mŭ zhù zài yì qĭ

It's my friend, she live with his parents.

B:那送果篮吧,里面装上新鲜的水果,好看又好吃。

Nà sòng guŏ lán ba, lĭ miàn zhuāng shàng xīn xiān de shuǐ guǒ, hǎo kàn yòu hǎo chī。

Then, it'd be great to take a fruit basket with fresh fruits, it looks well and eats well.

A:去哪里可以买到?

qù nǎ lǐ kě yǐ mǎi dào?

Then where can I get it?

B:超市或者水果店都可以。

chāo shì huò zhě shuǐ guǒ diàn dōu kě yǐ 。

You can go to a supermarket or a fruit store for that.

A:谢谢。

Xiè xiè. 

Thanks.

B:不客气。

Bú kè qi. 

No problem.

Words & Expressions:

【别人】bié rén: other; other people

【做客】zuò kè: be a guest; visit one’s family

【一般】yī bān: usually, often

【礼物】lǐ wù: gift or present

【对方】duì fāng: the other side

【朋友】péng yǒu: friend

【果篮】guǒ lán: fruits basket 

【新鲜】xīn xiān: fresh

【水果】shuǐ guǒ: fruits

【超市】chāo shì: supermarket

Hosts: Liu Min & Jessica

Programme Editor: Wang Xiaoyu

Producer: Lu Chang

EP72 拜访 Bring A Gift

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