Open Class Chinese - Daily Mandarin-

Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

Have you conducted any questionnaire survey before in the street? Or, be invited to fill in a questionnaire for a survey study? In this unit, we see how to use the greeting words or phrases to request a survey interviewee to respond and complete a questionnaire in Mandarin as follows.

Warm Up

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Listen to conversation

Meng Jie is carrying out a questionnaire survey in the street. An interviewee Wen Bo is invited to participate in her survey. Let us see what goes next.

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Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

早 上 好 , 小 姐 !

zǎoshang hǎo,xiǎo jiě

Good morning, Madam!

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Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

能 帮 忙 做 一 份 问 卷 调 查 吗 ?

néng bāng máng zuò yí fèn wèn juàn diào chá ma ?

Could you help me with a questionnaire?

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Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

你 好 , 先 生 !

nǐ hǎo, xiānsheng !

Hello, Sir!

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Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

能 帮 忙 做 一 份 问 卷 调 查 吗 ?

néng bāng máng zuò yí fèn wèn juàn diào chá ma ?

Could you help me with a questionnaire?

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Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

好 呀 。

hǎo ya 。

Okay.

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Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

不 好 意 思 , 你 有 铅 笔 吗  ?

bù hǎo yì si,nǐ yǒu qiān bǐ ma ?

Excuse me,Do you have a pencil?

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Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

做 问 卷 调 查 要 付 钱 吗 ?

zuò wèn juàn diào chá yào fù qián ma ?

Do I need to pay for a questionnaire?

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不 好 意 思 ! 我 说 的 是 铅 笔 , 不 是 钱 币 呀!

bù hǎo yì si! wǒ shuō de shì qiān bǐ,bú shì qián bì ya!

Oh! It means a pencil, not money.

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Greet in a Questionnaire Survey

我 的 笔 芯 刚 刚 断 了 。

wǒ de bǐ xīn gāng gāng duàn le 。

My pencil has just broken.

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Content

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Vocabulary to know

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能 [ nénɡ ] (mod)

HSK L1 Unit 15

Can, may

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我 能 用 一 下 你 的 笔 吗 ?

wǒ nénɡ yònɡ yí xià nǐ de bǐ mɑ ?

Can I use your pen?

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帮忙 [ bānɡ mánɡ ] (v)

HSK L3 Unit 4

To help

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要 帮 忙 吗 ?

yào bāng máng ma ?

Can l help you?

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份 [ fèn ] (mw)

Portion (of)

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可 以 给 我 一 份 报 纸 吗 ?

ké yǐ ɡěi wǒ yí fèn bào zhǐ mɑ ?

May I have a newspaper please?

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问卷调查 [ wèn juàn diào chá ] (n)

Questionnaire

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能 帮 忙 做 一 份 问 卷 调 查 吗 ?

néng bāng máng zuò yí fèn wèn juàn diào chá ma ?

Could you help me with a questionnaire?

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铅笔 [ qiān bǐ ] (n)

HSK L2 Unit 14

Pencil

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这 是 谁 的 铅 笔 ?

zhè shì shuí de qiān bǐ?

Whose pencil is this?

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要 (需要) [ yào (xū yào) ] (v)

HSK L3 Unit 14

To need