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Which Way to the Mall?

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ID: 2899 Intermediate
You're travelling around a new city, but not sure how to get somewhere? Rather than whip out your phone and use expensive data roaming, why not ask a local and practice your Mandarin? In today's lesson, we take it a little further than the usual "turn left, turn right" instructions, and give you some slightly more complex phrases to learn. Photo by Vincent Albanese
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
一段 yíduàn a section
走路 zǒu lù to walk
多久 duō jiǔ how long
大概 dàgài probably; roughly
不好意思,请问台风百货怎么走
bùhǎoyìsi ,qǐngwèn táifēng bǎihuò zěnme zǒu
Excuse me, how do I get to the Typhoon Shopping Center?
台风百货离这里有一段路,你要不要搭地铁?
táifēng bǎihuò lí zhèlǐ yǒu yī duàn lù ,nǐ yào bù yào dā dìtiě ?
The Typhoon Shopping Center is a little far from here, why don't you take the subway?
今天天气不错,我走路去好了。走路要多久?
jīntiān tiānqì bùcuò ,wǒ zǒu lù qù hǎo le zǒu lù yào duō jiǔ ?
The weather is good today, I guess I can walk. How long does it take to walk there?
走路大概15分钟。
zǒu lù dàgài shíwǔ fēnzhōng 。
15 minutes walking.
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