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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
Wed Jun 01 2016 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|走路||zǒu lù||to walk|
|多久||duō jiǔ||how long|
bùhǎoyìsi ，qǐngwèn táifēng bǎihuò zěnme zǒu
Excuse me, how do I get to the Typhoon Shopping Center?
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?
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?
zǒu lù dàgài shíwǔ fēnzhōng 。
15 minutes walking.
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