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  • 江蕙演唱會第5場 嘉賓周杰倫(1)

    Jody & Jay

    Singer Jay Chou is the special guest at Taiwanese pop diva Jody Chiang's fifth farewell concert. (CNA photo)

  • 馬總統健檢(2)

    President Ma gets clean bill of health

    President Ma Ying-jeou is in good health, the hospital conducting his annual health checkup said Saturday. (CNA photo)

  • 鍾任壁應邀在日演布袋戲 獲讚賞

    The art of Taiwanese puppet theater

    Legendary Taiwanese puppet master Chung Jen-pi has been invited to perform in Japan's Iida Puppet Festa. (CNA photo)

  • 台灣美食攤車騎進米蘭世博

    Going to Milan

    Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je unveils a mobile food stand to be featured at the Universal Expo in Milan. (CNA photo)

  • 中華隊贏美國  球迷瘋狂(2)


    Taiwan's baseball team defeats their US opponents 11-6 at the 2015 WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup, sending local baseball fans crazy. (CNA photo)

  • 金廈橫渡 200泳士前進小金門(2)

    A long swim

    200 swimmers depart from China's Xiamen to swim across the sea to Taiwan's Kinmen. The winner will be awarded NT$1.5 million (about US$47,300). (CNA photo)

  • 屏東泥火山噴發

    Unsettled ground

    A mud volcano errupted in a cemetary in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan on Friday. People living nearby ignited the natural gas coming from the volcano in an effort to burn it away. (Pingtung County Fire Dept.) (CNA)

  • 高雄石化氣爆週年 法會消災祈福(2)

    In Memoriam

    A Buddhist service marks the first anniversary of gas line explosions that rocked Kaohsiung. (CNA)

  • Interview with Joseph Chen, Corporate Consultant (Part I)

  • Interview with Joseph Chen, Corporate Consultant (Part II)

  • Interview with Xuan Liu, author(Part I)

  • Interview with Xuan Liu, author(Part II)

  • Billy Chang, Asia's Got Talent semi-finalist (Part I)

  • Billy Chang, Asia's Got Talent semi-finalist (Part II)

  • Interview with Kate Hsu, Director of Design for Change Taiwan

  • Taiwan Today – Megatrends – The Energy Equation

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

Broadcast dates: July 30, August 1

Host: Huang Shih-han




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.



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.




好 hǎo

1)      good; well

2)      very


累 lèi



剛才 gāng cái

just now


差一點chā yī diǎn



睡著 shuì zháo

to fall asleep


你 nǐ

you (singular)


應該 yīng gāi



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





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



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



記得 jì dé

to remember


前面 qián miàn

in front; ahead


還 hái



有 yǒu

to have; there is/are