Mandarin Lesson 36: 现在几点了? What time is it now?现在 几 点 了? What time is it now?
Xiànzài jĭ diăn le?
Now what dot finished? 现在 三 点。(Right now) It's three.
Xiànzài sān diăn.
Now is three dot. 现在 三 点 半。(Right now) It's half past three.
Xiànzài sān diăn bàn.
Now is three dot half. 现在 六 点 四十 分。(Right now) It's six forty.
Xiànzài liù diăn sì shí fēn.
Now is six dot four-ten minute. 现在 七 点 十 分。(Right now) It's seven ten.
Xiànzài qī diăn shí fēn.
Now is four dot ten minute. 从 现在 起 我 讲 英语。From now on I will speak English.
Cóng xiànzài qĭ wŏ jiǎng Yīngyŭ.
From now rise I speak English-language. 现在 不 行。Now's not good.
Xiànzài bù xíng.
Now not possible. >> Download this as a PDF (right click to save) >> Download RL teacher reading these sentences (right click to save) >> Download MQ teacher reading these sentences (right click to save) >> Download TT teacher reading these sentences (right click to save) CONVERSATION A 你几点上班?
Nǐ jǐ diǎn shàngbān?
What time do you start work? B 我大约八点半上班。
Wǒ dàyuē bā diǎn bàn shàngbān.
I start work at around 8:30. A 你几点下班?
Nǐ jǐ diǎn xiàbān.
What time do you finish work? B 一般下午五点。
Yìbān xiàwǔ wǔ diǎn.
Ordinarily at five o'clock in the afternoon. >> Download this as a PDF (right click to save) >> Download LP teacher and TT teacher performing this dialogue (right click to save)
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