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Broadcast dates: 2015-07-30 00:00:00 Host: Huang Shih-han
Conversation

Broadcast dates: July 30, August 1

Host: Huang Shih-han

 

Conversation

 

A: 好累喔,剛才差一點睡著。

hǎo lèi o gāng cái chā yī diǎn shuì zháo

(Literally: Very tired, just now almost fell asleep.)

I’m really tired. Almost dozed off a second there.

 

B: 你應該早說啊,

nǐ yīng gāi zǎo shuō a

(Literally: You should early said.)

You should have said.

 

我們剛才才經過一個休息站。

wǒ men gāng cái cái jīng guò yí ge xiū xí zhàn

(Literally: We just now just passed a rest station.)

We just passed a rest stop.

 

A: 我正好也想上個廁所。

wǒ zhèng hǎo yě xiǎng shàng ge cè suǒ

(Literally: I happen to also want to go to toilet.)

I also want to go to the bathroom.

 

B: 我記得前面還有一個休息站。

wǒ jì dé qián miàn hái yǒu yí ge xiū xí zhàn

(Literally: I remember ahead still has a rest station.)

I remember there’s another rest stop ahead.

 

Vocabulary

 

好 hǎo

1)      good; well

2)      very

 

累 lèi

tired

 

剛才 gāng cái

just now

 

差一點chā yī diǎn

almost

 

睡著 shuì zháo

to fall asleep

 

你 nǐ

you (singular)

 

應該 yīng gāi

should

 

早 zǎo

1)      early

2)      before; some time ago

 

說 shuō

to say

 

我們 wǒ men

we; us

 

才 cái

just; only

 

經過 jīng guò

to get past

 

一yī/yí/yì

one

 

個 ge

the most common measure word in Chinese

 

休息站 xiū xí zhàn

(literally “rest station”) rest stop

 

我 wǒ

I; me

 

正好 zhèng hǎo

it so happens that

 

也 yě

also

 

想 xiǎng

to want to

 

上個廁所 shàng ge cè suǒ

(colloquial) to go to the toilet

 

上廁所shàng cè suǒ

to go to the toilet

 

廁所 cè suǒ

toilet

 

記得 jì dé

to remember

 

前面 qián miàn

in front; ahead

 

還 hái

still

 

有 yǒu

to have; there is/are