In this HSK 2 listening test, we will practice with a dialogue, where two people talk about distance in Chinese and ask how far is a place in Chinese.
Mǎkě hé Gāofēi zài jiàoshì li
Mǎkě and Gāofēi are in the classroom。
*The English translation is made to be literal for a better understanding of the Chinese sentence structures and language flow.
马可 Mǎkě 高飞 Gāofēi
马可：(Is the) airport far or not far from our school?
高飞：(The) airport (is) 15 kilometers from here.
马可：So far! How long time (does it) require from here to there?
高飞：Even though (the) airport (is) very far from here, but taking (the) subway to go (is) very fast, 20 minutes can (let you) arrive. How come, you intend to go to (the) airport?
马可：My girlfriend (is) coming back from America.
高飞：She (has) returned to America? When was (it that she) went back?
马可：(It) was last month the 6th (that) she went back.
高飞：(Does) she plan to take (the) plane to come back? (It) was what o’clock’s plane?
马可：Next Tuesday afternoon 3 o’clock. (The) subway drives from what o’clock to what o’clock? Can we take (the) subway to come back?
高飞：(Yes you) can. (The) subway drives every day from morning 6 o’clock to night 11 o’clock.
马可：So great! Is (the) subway station at the school’s side?
高飞：You exit through (the) school’s main gate, towards (the) left walk 200 meters, arrive at (the) bus stop (and) towards (the) right walk 50 meters.
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