Open Class Chinese - Daily Mandarin-

What time is it?

平常你会把时间花在哪里?  时间每分每秒的流过,感觉时间过得很快。 经常会有人询问时间  - “现在几点”。  在学校时, 现在几点了? 几点要上课, 几点下课。  在公司里, 几点要开会, 几点下班等等。 关于时间的询问, 我们一起来看看。


What do you usually spend your time on? Every second time continues to flow by, as it seems to pass by quickly.  Often people ask, “What time is it? At the school, what time is it? Time for class or time to go home. At work, you have the time for meetings, time you are off. Now, let us look at conversations relate to time.

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大家好,欢迎大家来到 Happy School Online  学习汉语。

平常你们会花多少时间来学习汉语呢?  又有没有一个固定的时间来学习汉语呢?  会从几点到几点呢?  对于用汉语来询问时间的句子,  你又认识多少呢?  我们今天的课堂将会跟大家一起学习  “询问时间”。


Hi Everyone! Welcome to Happy School Online for Mandarin learning. Usually, how much time do you use to learn Chinese? Or have a set schedule for your Chinese learning? From when to when? How familiar are you with using Chinese to ask / talk about time? In today’s lesson we will learn to “Ask for time”.

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Wang Hua and Li Yu separately has a morning class, a afternoon class, so they meet at noon for lunch.

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What time is it?

李玉, 现在几点?

lǐ yù , xiàn zài jǐ diǎn ?

Li Yu, what time is it?

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What time is it?

还差十五分钟就九点了。

hái chà shí wǔ fēn zhōng jiù jiǔ diǎn le 。

It's fifteen minutes to nine.

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What time is it?

你今天上午有课吗?

nǐ jīn tiān shàng wǔ yǒu kè ma ?

Do you have a class this morning?

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What time is it?

没有,我下午2点半有课,你呢?

méi yǒu ,wǒ xià wǔ 2diǎn bàn yǒu kè ,nǐ ne ?

No, I have a class at 2:30 p.m. How about you?

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What time is it?

我十点二十分有课。

wǒ shí diǎn èr shí fēn yǒu kè 。

I have a class at ten twenty.

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What time is it?

我们可以中午一起吃午饭。

wǒ men kě yǐ zhōng wǔ yì qǐ chī wǔ fàn 。

We can have lunch together at noon.

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What time is it?

好啊! 餐厅等你。

hǎo a ! cān tīng děng nǐ 。

Good! I will wait for you at the restaurant.

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What time is it?

好的,不见不散。

hǎo de ,bú jiàn bú sàn 。

OK, I'll see you.

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Vocabulary to know

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现在【xiàn zài】(n)

Now

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你现在在哪儿?

nǐ xiàn zài zài nǎr ?

Where are you now?

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几【jǐ】(Pro)

Ask about the time in this dialog. What time is it.

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现在几点了?

xiàn zài jǐ diǎn le ?

What time is it?

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差【chà】(v)

Short of

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还差5分他就及格了。

hái chà 5 fēn tā jiù jí gé le 。

He still needs five points to pass the exam.

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分钟【fēn zhōng】(n)

Minute

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离下课还剩几分钟?

lí xià kè hái shèng jǐ fēn zhōng ?

How many minutes till the class ends?

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点【diǎn】(n)

O'clock

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现在六点了。

xiàn zài liù diǎn le 。

It's six o 'clock.

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上午【shàng wǔ】(n)

a.m. , morning

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现在上午七点了。

xiàn zài shàng wǔ qī diǎn le 。

It's seven o 'clock in the morning.