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2.8.4: Making an Appointment (模块四- 约时间)

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    Module IV: Making an Appointment

    模块四:约时间

    Scenario 4.1: Ma Xiaoqing calls her counselor to make an appointment.

    MX:

    C:

    MX:

    C:

    MX:

    C:

    MX:

    C:

    导员,您好,我是中文系的马小青。

    小青,你好,你有事儿吗?

    我想跟您聊聊考研的事儿,您什么时候有空?

    我这个星期很忙,下周一上午十点可以吗?

    可以,我去哪儿找您?

    你来我办公室吧。

    好的,下周一见。

    下周一见。

    导员

    dǎoyuán

    counselor

    中文

    zhōngwén

    Chinese language & literature

    department

    事儿

    shì’er

    matter

    liáo

    to chat

    xià

    next

    zhǎo

    to look for

    办公室

    bàngōngshì

    office

    Note:

    的is used to indicate someone’s affiliations. This function is a wider usage of the possession function of 的. The whole sentence literally means “I am Chinese Department’s Ma Xiaoqing.”

    Scenario 4.2: Zhang Wenshan invites Ma Xiaoqing to watch a movie.

    ZhW:

    MX:

    ZhW:

    MX:

    ZhW:

    小青,周四有空吗?我想请

    你看电影。

    我周四要训练,十点到四点,没有时间。

    晚上呢?

    训练以后,我会很累,晚上我想好好休息。

    那好吧,我下次约你。

    huì

    will

    下次

    xià cì

    next time

    yuē

    invite

    Note:

    会 indicates the most objective possibility. Compare:

    I would like to go. (I like parties) 我去。

    I am going to go. (I have made an appointment) 我去。

    Likely I will go. 我去。



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