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Fire in the Hallway!

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ID: 1334 Intermediate
If you've been to China, you will have noticed the lack of fire detectors in homes and office buildings. We won't be solving this problem with today's ChinesePod lesson, but we will be providing you with the language tools to alert others if there is a fire. You'll also be learning how to ask for a fire extinguisher!
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楼道 lóudào corridor
yān smoke
着火 zháohuǒ to catch fire
shāo to burn
ái ,lóudào lǐ zěnme zhème duō yān ?nǎli zháohuǒ le ?
Hey, why is there so much smoke in the hallway? Is there a fire somewhere?
hǎoxiàng yǒurén zài shāo dōngxi 。
It looks like someone is burning something.
piànzi ,nǐ zhè ge dà piànzi !wǒ yào bǎ nǐ de dōngxi dōu shāo diào !piànzi !
Liar! You big liar! I'm going to burn up everything you own! Liar!
Níngning ,nǐ zěnme néng zài lóudào lǐ shāo dōngxi ne !
Ningning, why are you burning stuff in the hallway?
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