In this HSK 2 reading exercise, we will practice with a video and learn how to talk about a weekend day in Chinese
zhōumò de yìtiān
A Weekend Day
*The English translation is made to be literal for a better understanding of the Chinese sentence structures and language flow.
A Weekend Day
Today is weekend, I don’t need to go to work, don’t need to go to school either, have very many self’s time, so (I am) very happy.
Morning, I went to the store, went to buy stuff. I bought very many fruits, there is watermelon, additionally there are bananas. I additionally bought one gift for (my) coworker, because next Friday is his 30-year-old birthday.
Noon, I ate one “dun” (of) meal at the restaurant by the store side. I knew the servers there, their service is very good, dishes are also very tasty.
After eating meal I walked by foot to go home. From the restaurant to home (is) not far, I walked(,) walked (for) 10 minutes.
Afternoon I went to the sports field to run, this is my first time going to that sports field, people there (are) very many. I ran (for) 1 hour, very tired. After running I went home(,) washed a hot-water shower, felt especially comfortable.
Evening, I answered one phone call, (it was) mom (that) gave (phone call) to me. She lives in France, I live in China, I haven’t gone back (for) one year. Mom said she missed me a lot, I heard (and) very wanted to cry, but she will come to China to see me next month.
This is her first time coming to China, plans to travel here (for) two weeks. I want to let her see really quick my school, company, introduce my friends, classmates and coworkers to her, hope she will like here.
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