Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Chinese Language Learning Program Lesson 86–Banking in China

Chinese Language Learning Program
Lesson 86 – Banking in China


Hello, everyone. Welcome back. This is Baixue’s Chinese Language Learning Program. Last time we talk about how to use “when, where, how, what and who” to ask questions in Chinese. Today, we will talk about bank in China.

You may need to do some banking when you visit to China, no matter whether you are traveling for pleasure or for business.

Today we will talk about banking thing in Chinese.

yín hang                  zhàng hù
     (bank)                 (account)

guì tái                     chuāng kǒu
  柜台(counter)                  (window)

chū nà yuán              jīng lǐ
       (teller)         (manager)

kāi  hù                                     qǔ kuǎn
    (open an account)        (withdraw money)

cún kuǎn                                                  lì xi
      (deposit (into an account))    利息(interest)

fèi  yòng                 zì dòng qǔ kuǎn  jī
    (fee)                           (ATM)

duì xiàn                              huì lǜ
    (cash a check)        (exchange rate)

xiàn jīn                  zhī  piào
    (cash)             (check)

xìn yòng kǎ                           jiè jì kǎ
        (credit card)      记卡(debit card)

hù zhào                          shēn fèn zhèng
    (passport)                      (ID card)

nín hǎo, nín bàn shén me yè wù?
    好,您                 务?
(Hello, what can I do for you?)

nín hǎo, wǒ xiǎng kāi hù.
    好,我            户。
(Hello, I would like to open an account.)

bàn kǎ hái shi bàn cún zhé?
                  折?
(Do you want to set up a card or a bank book?)

jiè jì kǎ                     /  xìn yòng kǎ
借记卡(debit card)  /          (credit card,) please.

qǐng tián hǎo biǎo ge,  rán hòu bǎ nín de hù zhào gěi wǒ.
                  格,然                        我。
(Please fill this form and give me your passport.)

hǎo de,  duō xiè. qǐng shāo děng.
     的,   谢。             等。
(Ok, thanks! Please wait a moment.)

nǐ xiǎng  yǐ shén me  fāng shì cún qián?
                               钱?
(How would you like to deposit your money?)

wǒ xiǎng kāi yī gè chú xù zhàng hù.
                          户。
(I’d like to open a saving account.)

xiàn zài wǒ néng qǔ xiāo wǒ de huó qí cún kuǎn zhàng hù ma?
                                                   ?
(Can I close my checking account now?)

Ok, today’s idiom is:

ruò wú qí shì
      (act as if nothing were on one's mind; (appeared) as if nothing had happened; calmly)

tā zhuāng zuò ruò wú qí shì, jiè yǐ yǎn shì nèi xīn de bù'ān.
                                  安。
(He pretended nothing had happened to hide his anxiety.)

Ok, that is all for today.

xiè  xiè!

    ! (Thanks!)

xià  cì  jiàn 
     !  (See you next time!)

1 comment:

  1. This is really great, because I was able to actually use what I learned from you here. I would like to ask a question, how would I say "the ATI keeps telling me my debit card needs further verification after I deposit money into my savings account?"

    I think your videos are very good.

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