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Getting Your Hair Done

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ID: 0761 Intermediate
Inspired by actual events: a young woman's twenty-seven traumatic breakdowns after China hair salon debacles. This Chinese lesson is your hair intervention. In this podcast, save yourself from becoming just another casualty of the dreaded over-zealous scissors... avert the blight of bad hairdos, in Mandarin.
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nòng to do
发型 fàxíng hairstyle
tàng to perm
卷发 juǎnfà curly hair
nǐhǎo ,tóufa xiǎng zěnme nòng ?
Hello, what would you like done to your hair?
wǒ xiǎng huàn ge fàxíng 。nǐ shuō wǒ tàng juǎnfà hǎokàn ma ?huìbuhuì lǎoqì ?
I want to change the style. Do you think if I got a perm it would look good? Or would it look old-fashioned?
wǒ juéde nǐ kěyǐ tàng yī ge dà juǎn 。hěn shìhé nǐ de liǎnxíng ,bùhuì lǎoqì de 。
I think you can get some loose curls. It would really suit your shape of face, it won't look old-fashioned.
nǐ juéde wǒ tàng zhífà zěnmeyàng ?
How about perming it straight, what do you think?
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