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Help at the ATM
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ID: 1474 Intermediate
In big cities in China, ATMs are everywhere, and many of them can even take foreign cards now. Of course, it's very useful to actually know how to use these things, and learning the appropriate Chinese terms is a huge step in the right direction. Today's lesson covers the ATM basics, including checking balances and making a withdrawal.
Tue Aug 10 2010 | John, Jenny
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|大爷||dàye||uncle, [respectful form of address for elderly men]|
|着||zhe||[indicates a continuous state]|
|自动取款机||zìdòng qǔkuǎn jī||ATM|
dàye ，nín hǎo le ma ？hòumian zhème duō rén děng zhe ne ！
Sir, are you finished yet? There are a lot of people waiting behind you.
wǒ bùhuì yòng zìdòng qǔkuǎn jī ，nǐ kěyǐ jiāo wǒ ma ？
I don’t know how to use the ATM. Could you show me how?
ò ，hǎo de 。xiān chārù yínháng kǎ 。
Oh, OK. First, insert your ATM card.
chārù yínhángkǎ 。
Insert ATM card.
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