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50 Essential Sentences For Eating And Traveling In China

1.
Qǐngwèn xǐshǒujiān zài nǎ’er?
请问洗手间在哪儿?
Excuse me, where is the bathroom?
qǐngwèn excuse me
xǐshǒujiān toilet
zài nǎ’er is where

2.
Qǐngwèn gōngjiāo chēzhàn zài nǎ’er?
请问公交车站在哪儿?
Excuse me, where’s the bus stop?
qǐngwèn excuse me
gōngjiāo chēzhàn bus station
zài nǎ’er is where

3.
Qǐngwèn wǒ zài nǎ’er néng mǎi dào piào?
请问我在哪儿能买到票?
Excuse me, where can I buy the ticket?
qǐngwèn excuse me
wǒ I
zài nǎ’er is where
néng can
mǎi dào piào to buy the ticket

4.
Qǐngwèn dēngjīkǒu zài nǎ er?
请问登机口在哪儿?
Excuse me, where is the boarding gate?
qǐngwèn excuse me
dēngjīkǒu boarding gate
zài nǎ’er is where

5.
Zhōngguó hángkōng gōngsī de guìtái zài nǎ’er?
中国航空公司的柜台在哪儿?
Where is the China Airlines counter?
zhōngguó China
hángkōng gōngsī Airline
de expressing posseession
guìtái counter
zài nǎ’er is where

6.
Zhè fùjìn yǒu huàn wàibì de dìfang ma?
这附近有换外币的地方吗?
Is there a place nearby that I can change money?
zhè fùjìn nearby here
yǒu have
huàn wàibì change foreign currency
de used after an attribute
dìfang place
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

7.
Máfan wèn yīxià, zhè fùjìn yǒu dìtiě ma?
麻烦问一下,这附近有地铁吗?
Excuse me, is there a subway nearby?
máfan to trouble or bother sb
wèn yīxià ask
zhè fùjìn nearby here
yǒu dìtiě have subway
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

8.
Qǐngwèn zhè fùjìn yǒu xīngbākè ma?
请问这附近有星巴克吗?
Excuse me, is there a Starbucks nearby?
qǐngwèn excuse me
zhè fùjìn nearby here
yǒu xīngbākè have Starbucks
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

9.
Zhèlǐ yǒurén huì shuō yīngyǔ ma?
这里有人会说英语吗?
Is there anyone here that can speak English?
zhèlǐ here
yǒurén someone
huì shuō yīngyǔ can speak English
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

10.
Qǐngwèn zài nǎli kěyǐ mǎi dào dìtú?
请问在哪里可以买到地图?
Excuse me, where can I buy a map?
qǐngwèn excuse me
zài nǎli is where
kěyǐ mǎi dào can buy
dìtú map

11.
Qǐngwèn fùjìn yǒu lǚxíngshè ma?
请问附近有旅行社吗?
Excuse me, is there a travel agency nearby?
qǐngwèn excuse me
fùjìn nearby
yǒu lǚxíngshè have travel agency
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

12.
Nǐ zhīdào zài nǎ’er néng dǎ dào chūzūchē ma?
你知道在哪儿能打到出租车吗?
Do you know where I can get a taxi?
nǐ zhīdào you know
zài nǎ’er is where
néng can
dǎ dào chūzūchē get a taxi
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

13.
Qǐngwèn zhè liàng chē shénme shíhou kāi?
请问这辆车什么时候开?
Excuse me, when will the bus leave?
qǐngwèn excuse me
zhè liàng chē this vehicle
shénme shíhou when
kāi (of a train, bus, ship, etc.) leave

14.
Xià tàng qù běijīng de chē jǐ diǎn kāi?
下趟去北京的车几点开?
When does the next bus to Beijing leave?
xià tàng next one (of bus, train, ship, etc.)
qù běijīng de chē bus to Beijing
jǐ diǎn what time
kāi (of a train, bus, ship, etc.) leave

15.
Nǐ néng zài shuō yī biàn ma?
你能再说一遍吗?
Could you say that again, please?
nǐ néng you can
zài again
shuō yī biàn say one time
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

16.
Nǐ néng zài dìtú shàng zhǐ chū wǒ zài nǎ’er ma?
你能在地图上指出我在哪儿吗?
Can you point out where I am on this map?
nǐ néng you can
zài dìtú shàng on the map
zhǐ chū point out
wǒ zài nǎ’er where I am
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

17.
Nǐ néng zài dào zhàn de shíhou gàosu wǒ yī shēng ma?
你能在到站的时候告诉我一声吗?
Could you please let me know when I arrive at the stop?
nǐ néng you can
zài dào zhàn de shíhou when arrive at the stop
gàosu wǒ yī shēng tell me
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

18.
Qǐngwèn lí zhè’er zuìjìn de yóujú zài nǎ’er?
请问离这儿最近的邮局在哪儿?
Excuse me, where’s the nearest post office?
qǐngwèn excuse me
lí zhè’er from here
zuìjìn de yóujú the nearest post office
zài nǎ’er is where

19.
Diàntī zài nǎ’er?
电梯在哪儿?
Where is the elevator?
diàntī elevator
zài nǎ’er is where

20.
Qǐngwèn zhè shì shénme jiē?
请问这是什么街?
Excuse me, what street is this?
qǐngwèn excuse me
zhè shì this is
shénme jiē what street

21.
Qǐngwèn zhège dìfang jiào shénme?
请问这个地方叫什么?
Excuse me, what is this place called?
qǐngwèn excuse me
zhège dìfang this place
jiào shénme it is called what

22.
Wǒ xiǎng bāo yī liàng chē.
我想包一辆车。
I want to hire a car with a driver.
wǒ xiǎng I want
bāo to hire
yī liàng chē a car

23.
Bāo yī liàng chē dào chángchéng duōshao qián?
包一辆车到长城多少钱?
How much is it to hire a car with a driver to the Great Wall?
bāo yī liàng chē to hire a car
dào chángchéng to the Great Wall
duōshao qián how much money

24.
Qǐngwèn zài nǎli kěyǐ zū dào zìxíngchē?
请问在哪里可以租到自行车?
Excuse me, where can I rent a bicycle?
qǐngwèn excuse me
zài nǎli is where
kěyǐ can
zū dào zìxíngchē rent a bicycle

25.
Wǒ yào zū yī liàng zìxíngchē. Yī gè xiǎoshí duōshao qián?
我要租一辆自行车。一个小时多少钱?
I want to rent a bike. How much is it per hour?
wǒ yào I want
zū yī liàng zìxíngchē to rent a bike
yī gè xiǎoshí one hour
duōshao qián how much money

26.
Zhè fùjìn yǒu màidāngláo ma?
这附近有麦当劳吗?
Is there a McDonald’s nearby?
zhè fùjìn nearby here
yǒu màidāngláo have McDonald’s
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

27.
Zhè fùjìn yǒu kěndéjī ma?
这附近有肯德基吗?
Is there a KFC nearby?
zhè fùjìn nearby here
yǒu kěndéjī have KFC
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

28.
Zhè fùjìn yǒu xīcāntīng ma?
这附近有西餐厅吗?
Are there any western restaurants nearby?
zhè fùjìn nearby here
yǒu xīcāntīng have western restaurants
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

29.
Nǐ néng tuījiàn yī gè chī jiǎozi de hǎo dìfang ma?
你能推荐一个吃饺子的好地方吗?
Can you recommend a good place to eat dumplings?
nǐ néng tuījiàn you can recommend
yī gè one
chī jiǎozi eat dumplings
de used after an attribute
hǎo dìfang good place
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

30.
Qǐngwèn zhè jiā fàndiàn zài nǎ’er?
请问这家饭店在哪儿?
Excuse me, where is this hotel? (you are showing an address)
qǐngwèn excuse me
zhè jiā fàndiàn this hotel
zài nǎ’er is where

31.
Zhè fùjìn yǒu chāoshì ma?
这附近有超市吗?
Is there a supermarket nearby?
zhè fùjìn nearby here
yǒu chāoshì have supermarket
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

32.
Qǐngwèn zhè fùjìn yǒu zhuānmén zuò Běijīng kǎoyā de diàn ma?
请问这附近有专门做北京烤鸭的店吗?
Excuse me, is there a nearby restaurant that specializes in making Peking duck?
qǐngwèn excuse me
zhè fùjìn nearby here
yǒu to have
zhuānmén zuò specialize in making
Běijīng kǎoyā Peking duck
de used after an attribute
diàn store
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

33.
Nǐmen zhè’er yǒu shéme zǎocān?
你们这儿有什么早餐?
What breakfast do you have here?
nǐmen you (plural)
zhè’er here
yǒu shéme zǎocān have what breakfast

34.
Nǐmen zhè’er yǒu kāfēi ma?
你们这儿有咖啡吗?
Do you have coffee here?
nǐmen you (plural)
zhè’er here
yǒu kāfēi have coffee
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

35.
Máfan bùyào fàng là.
麻烦不要放辣。
Please don’t make it spicy hot!
máfan to trouble or bother sb
bùyào do not
fàng là put spicy

36.
Wǒ bùnéng chī tài là de shíwù, máfan shǎo fàng diǎn là.
我不能吃太辣的食物,麻烦少放点辣。
I can’t eat food that is too spicy. Please just make it a little spicy!
wǒ bùnéng chī I can’t eat
tài là de shíwù food that is too spicy
máfan to trouble or bother sb
shǎo fàng diǎn là put a little or less spicy

37.
Wǒ bù chī ròu, nǐ néng tuījiàn jǐ dào hǎochī de sùcài ma?
我不吃肉,你能推荐几道好吃的素菜吗?
I don’t eat meat. Can you recommend some good vegetarian dishes?
wǒ bù chī I don’t eat
ròu meat
nǐ néng tuījiàn you can recommend
jǐ dào a few (of dishes)
hǎochī de sùcài delicious vegetarian dishes
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

38.
Hǎo xiāng a! Nà shì shénme cài?
好香啊!那是什么菜?
That smells good. What is that dish called?
hǎo xiāng a smell so good
nà shì that is
shénme cài what dish

39.
Zhè dào cài shì yòng shénme dōngxi zuò de?
这道菜是用什么东西做的?
What is in this dish?
zhè dào cài this dish
shì …de sentence pattern
yòng shénme dōngxi use what stuff
zuò to make
shì …de sentence pattern

Sentence Pattern:Subj. + 是 + [Information to be Emphasized] + 的

40.
Nǐmen zhè’er yǒu shéme yǐnliào?
你们这儿有什么饮料?
What kind of beverages do you have here?
nǐmen you (plural)
zhè’er here
yǒu shéme yǐnliào have what beverage

41.
Zhège cài yǒudiǎn liáng le! Nǐ néng bāng wǒ rè yīxià ma?
这个菜有点凉了!你能帮我热一下吗?
This dish is cold! can you heat it up for me?
zhège cài this dish
yǒudiǎn liáng le a little cold
nǐ néng you can
bāng wǒ help me
rè yīxià to heat it up
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

42.
Zhè kāfēi tài kǔ le, néng bùnéng gěi wǒ yīdiǎn niúnǎi?
这咖啡太苦了,能不能给我一点牛奶?
This coffee is very bitter! Can you please give me some milk?
zhè kāfēi this coffee
tài kǔ le very bitter
néng bùnéng can or can’t
gěi wǒ give me
yīdiǎn niúnǎi some milk

43.
Fúwùyuán, zhè tāng tài xián le.
服务员,这汤太咸了。
Waiter/waitress, this soup is too salty.
fúwùyuán waiter/waitress
zhè tāng this soup
tài xián le too salty

44.
Zhè cài tài yóunì le.
这菜太油腻了。
This dish is too greasy.
zhè cài this dish
tài yóunì le too greasy

45.
Zhè dào cài de wèidao hǎoxiàng yǒudiǎn guài.
这道菜的味道好像有点怪。
This dish tastes a little weird.
zhè dào cài de wèidao the taste of this dish
hǎoxiàng seem
yǒudiǎn guài a little weird

46.
Fúwùyuán, nǐmen yǒu sháozi huò chāzi ma?
服务员,你们有勺子或叉子吗?
Waiter/waitress, do you have a spoon or fork?
fúwùyuán waiter/waitress
nǐmen you (plural)
yǒu have
sháozi huò chāzi spoon or fork
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

47.
Fúwùyuán, yǒu cānjīnzhǐ ma?
服务员,有餐巾纸吗?
Waiter/waitress, do you have napkins?
fúwùyuán waiter/waitress
yǒu cānjīnzhǐ have napkins
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

48.
Fúwùyuán, nǐmen yǒu jiàngyóu hé cù ma?
服务员,你们有酱油和醋吗?
Waiter/waitress, do you have soy sauce and vinegar?
fúwùyuán waiter/waitress
nǐmen you (plural)
yǒu jiàngyóu hé cù have soy sauce and vinegar
ma question particle for “yes-no” questions

49.
Néng bùnéng duō gěi wǒ yīdiǎn fānqié jiàng?
能不能多给我一点番茄酱?
Can I have some more ketchup please?
néng bùnéng can or can’t
duō more
gěi wǒ yīdiǎn give me a little
fānqié jiàng ketchup

50.
Máfan bāng wǒ dǎbāo!
麻烦帮我打包!
I’d like to take these leftovers with me, please.
máfan to trouble or bother sb
bāng wǒ help me
dǎbāo to put leftovers in a doggy bag for take-out

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