IC 1 L9D1 Shopping for Clothes: Vocabulary and Dialogue

By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih
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IC1  Lesson 9 Dialogue 1: Shopping for Clothes


Audio: Lesson _9 Dialogue 1_Vocab (Textbook p.229-230)

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ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 商店 shāngdiàn store; shop; Classifiers:
2 mǎi to buy; to purchase
3 东西 東西 dōng things; objects
4 售货员 售貨員 shòuhuòyuán salesperson; Classifiers:
5 衣服 fu clothes; Classifiers:
6 jiàn item; component; classifier for events, things, clothes etc
7 衬衫 襯衫 chènshān shirt; blouse; Classifiers:
8 颜色 顏色 yán color; countenance; facial expression; pigment; dyestuff
9 huáng surname Huang or Hwang; yellow; pornographic
10 hóng surname Hong; red; popular; revolutionary
11 穿 chuān  to dress; to wear; to put on; to thread
12 tiáo strip; item; article; classifier for long thin things (ribbon, river, road, trousers etc)
13 裤子 褲子 zi trousers; pants; Classifiers:
14 hào ordinal number; day of a month; mark; sign;  size; classifier used to indicate number of people; Classifiers:
15 zhōng China; Chinese; surname Zhong; within; among; in; middle; center
16 便宜 pián yi cheap; inexpensive
17 如果 guǒ if; in case; in the event that
18 长短 長短 chángduǎn length; literally, long [and] short
19 cháng length; long
20 duǎn short
21 合适 合適 shì suitable; fitting; decent; to fit
22 shì to test; to try; experiment; examination; test
23 不用 yòng need not
24 一共 gòng altogether
25 多少 duōshǎo how much/how many
26 qián surname Qian; coin; money; Classifiers:
27 kuài lump (of earth); chunk; piece; classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc; colloquial word for yuan (or other unit of currency such as Hong Kong or US dollar etc), usually as 块钱
28 máo surname Mao; hair; feather; down; wool;  (of currency) to devalue or depreciate; classifier for Chinese fractional monetary unit ( = )
29 fēn to divide; to separate; to distribute; to allocate; to distinguish (good and bad); part or subdivision; fraction; one tenth (of certain units); unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm; minute; a point (in sports or games); 0.01 yuan (unit of money)
30 bǎi surname Bai; hundred; numerous; all kinds of
31 找钱 找錢 zhǎoqián to give change

Audio: Lesson 9 Dialogue 1_Dialogue (Textbook p. 226-227)

Lesson 9 Dialogue 1 Text 第九课会话一课文


A: 小姐,您要_____什么衣服?

B: 我想买一____衬衫。



A: 多大的?大号的、中号的、还是_____?



B:颜色很好。如果___合适的话,我就买。(blank: length)


A: 不用试。可以。

B: 这___衬衫呢?


B: 衬衫二十一____五 (21.50 dollars,裤子三十二___九___九 (32.99 dollars),一共是________(54.49).

A: 好,这是_________(100 dollars).


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