Unit 4 Review 2 ▸ In this HSK 1 practice lesson, we will practice talking on the phone with someone in Chinese with a short story. Listen to the story and repeat after it to improve fluency of speaking Chinese.
Mǎkě 马可 was talking on the phone with someone in Chinese and he wrote the dialogue down in his journal.
*The English translation is made to be literal for a better understanding of the Chinese sentence structures and language flow.
Now (it) is Friday evening 6 o'clock, I don't have class，(and I) am reading (a) Chinese book.
Gāofēi has French class,(and) he is taking class at school.
I to my home make a phone call，my mom says, "Now (it) is Britain morning 10 o'clock, I am washing clothes!"
I say, "(Is) my dad watching (a) movie?"
She says, "You dad (is) not watching (a) movie, he is sleeping."
I say,"What is my little brother doing?"
She says, "He is listening to music! Now (it is) pretty late, you haven't (gone to) sleep, what (are you) doing?"
I say, "I'm to you making a phone call!"