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Weighing Yourself on the Street

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ID: 1487 Intermediate
Where do you go to weigh yourself? Your own bathroom? The doctor's office, perhaps? This Chinese lesson highlights one of those particular Chinese sights: the practice of weighing oneself on a public, busy street. If you're a health nut you'll want to pay close attention to the vocabulary; it's a bit tricky!
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chèng scale
liáng to measure
身高 shēngāo body height
chēng to weigh
āi ,nǐ kàn ,nà shì shénme dōngxi ?
Hey, look. What is that thing?
ò ,nà shì chèng ,kěyǐ liáng shēngāo ,yě kěyǐ chēng tǐzhòng 。
Oh, it's a scale. It can measure your height, and also weigh you.
ǎ ?zài dàjiē shang liáng a ?zhème duō rén !duō gāngà a !
Yeah? On the street? There are so many people around! How embarrassing!
méiguānxi 。nǐ zhàn shàngqù shì shi ba 。
It's OK. Get on it and give it a try.
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