IC1 L19 D1 Traveling to Beijing

By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih
From Ling-LingChinese.com

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IC1 L19 D1 Traveling to Beijing


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马上 放假 放 假 公司 实习 打工 计划 暑假 打算 父母 首都 政治 文化 名胜古迹 有名 导游 护照 订 签证 旅行社 长城 香港 台北

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 马上  馬上  shàng at once; right away; immediately; on horseback (i.e. by military force)
2 放假  fàng jià to have a holiday or vacation
3   fàng to put; to place; to release; to free; to let go; to let out; to set off (fireworks)
4   jià 假日:holidays
5 公司  gōng  (business) company; company; firm; corporation; incorporated; Classifiers: 
6 实习  實習 shí  to intern; internship
7 打工   gōng to work a temporary or casual job; (of students) to have a job outside of class time, or during vacation
8 计划  計劃  huà plan; project; program; to plan; to map out; Classifiers: 
9 暑假  shǔ jià summer vacation; Classifiers: 
10 打算   suàn to plan; to intend; intention; calculation; Classifiers: 
11 父母    father and mother; parents
12 首都  shǒu  capital (city); Classifiers: 
13 政治  zhèng zhì politics; political
14 文化  wén huà culturecultural; Classifiers: 
15 名胜古迹  名勝古跡 míng shèng  historical sites and scenic spots
16 有名  yǒu míng famous; well-known
17 导游  導遊 dǎo yóu tour guide; to conduct a tour
18 护照  護照  zhào passport; Classifiers: 
19   dìng to reserve (a hotel, seats in a restaurant); to subscribe to (a newspaper etc); to order
20 签证  簽證 qiān zhèng visa; certificate; to certify; Classifiers: 
21 旅行社   xíng shè travel agency
22 长城  長城 cháng chéng the Great Wall
23 香港  xiāng gǎng Hong Kong
24 台北  臺北 tái běi Taibei or Taipei, capital of Taiwan

List of Characters

(Click on the words to see their stroke animation).

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1   surname Ma; abbr. for Malaysia 马来西亚 ; horse; Classifiers:  ; horse
2   shàng on top; upon; above; upper; previous; ; to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university)
3   fàng to put; to place; to release; to free; to let go; to let out; to set off (fireworks)
4   jià 假日–holiday
5   gōng public; collectively owned; common; make public; male (animal)
6   surname Si; to take charge of; to manage; department (under a ministry)
7   shí real; true; really; solid
8    to practice; to study; habit
9   to beat; to strike; to hit; to play (a game)
10   gōng work; trade; craft; labor
11    to calculate; to compute; to count; to plan; gauge
12    huà to delimit; to transfer; to assign; to plan; to draw (a line); stroke of a Chinese character
13   shǔ heat; hot weather; summer heat
14   suàn to regard as; to figure; to calculate; to compute
15   father
16   mother; elderly female relative; (of animals) female
17   shǒu head; chief; first (occasion, thing etc); classifier for poems, songs etc
18     dōu

 all; both;

capital city; metropolis


19   zhèng political; politics; government
20   zhì to rule; to govern; to manage; to control; to harness (a river); to treat (a disease)
21   wén language; culture; writing; formal; literary; gentle
22   huà to make into; to change into; -ization; to … -ize; to transform; abbr. for 化学
23   míng name; noun (part of speech); place (e.g. among winners); famous; classifier for people
24   shèng victory; success; to beat; to defeat; to surpass; victorious; superior to; to get the better of; better than; surpassing; superb (of vista); beautiful (scenery); wonderful (view)
25   surname Gu; ancient; old; paleo-
26   footprint; mark; trace; vestige; sign; indication; Taiwan pr. [ji1]; variant of 
27   yǒu to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
28   dǎo to transmit; to lead; to guide; to conduct; to direct
29   yóu surname You; to swim; variant of  ; to walk; to tour; to roam; to travel
30   to protect
31   zhào variant of  ; to shine; to illuminate; to take (a photo); photo; as requested; as before
32   dìng to reserve; to order; to subscribe to (a newspaper etc)
33   簽, 籖, 籤 qiān to sign one’s name; visa; variant of  ;  label; tag
34   証, 證 zhèng certificate; proof; to prove
35   trip; travel; to travel
36   xíng to walk; to go; to travel; a visit
37   shè society; group; club; agency;
38   cháng length; long; forever;  constantly
39   chéng city walls; city; town; Classifiers: 
40   xiāng fragrant; sweet smelling; aromatic
41   gǎng Hong Kong, abbr. for 香港 ; harbor; port; Classifiers: 
42   檯, 臺, 颱 tái Taiwan (abbr.); counter; platform; stage; terrace; stand; support; station; broadcasting station; classifier for vehicles or machines; typhoon
43   běi north; to be defeated (classical)

IC 1 L19D1 Traveling to Beijing

Dialogue 会话 1:

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L19D1 Text in Pinyin and Chinese characters (in PDF)

A: 李友,时间过得真快,马上就要放假了,我们的同学,有的去暑期班学习,有的去公司实习,有的回家打工,你有什么计划?

B: 我还没有想好。你呢,王朋?

A: 我暑假打算回北京去看父母。

B: 是吗?我听说北京这个城市很有意思。

A: 当然。北京是中国的首都,也是中国的政治、文化中心,有很多名胜古迹。

B: 对啊,长城很有名。

A: 还有,北京的好饭馆多得不得了。

B: 真的? 我去过香港、台北,还没去过北京,要是能去北京就好了。

A: 那你跟我一起回去吧,我当你的导游。

B: 真的吗? 那太好了!护照我已经有了,我得赶快办签证。

A: 那我马上给旅行社打电话订飞机票。

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