In this HSK 2 dialogue, we will practice and hear how two people talk about work casually in Chinese over some tea.
kāfēidiàn li, Xiè Lǎoshī hé tāde péngyou Gāo Sīwén zài yìqǐ hēchá。
In a coffee shop, Teacher Xie and her friend Gao Siwen is having some tea.
*The English translation is made to be literal for a better understanding of the Chinese sentence structures and language flow.
高思文 Gao Siwen 谢老师 Teacher Xie
高思文：Your kid’s height is very tall, how old is she (now)?
谢老师：Ten. In her school, her height is the tallest.
高思文：Her hair is very long and very pretty. Does she like sports or not?
谢老师：Yes. Because she does sports every day, so her body is pretty healthy, (and she is) pretty happy too.
高思文：I too hope I can have time to do sports every day.
谢老师：How come you don’t have time? Your company is even busier (now)?
高思文：This year is even busier than last year. I feel more tired than last year too. My office is also further (now), I drive to the company to go to work every day, (and) I need to use one hour.
谢老师：(It’s) too far! Do you want to come to our school to be a Chinese teacher? In our school, other people all don’t know Chinese, so we don’t have Chinese teacher.
高思文：Your guys’ school is very close, and very good. I hope I can go there and be a Chinese teacher.
谢老师：Can you also be my kid’s Chinese teacher or not?
高思文：Does she know Chinese or not?
谢老师：(She) knows some, not much. I hope she can learn and know how to use Chinese to type.
高思文：OK. I have time every Sunday afternoon.
谢老师：Sunday afternoon she has music class, do you have time Saturday morning?
高思文：Yes. I (will) go to your house Saturday morning 9 o’clock.
谢老师：OK, thank you Siwen!
高思文：No worries, don’t be polite (anymore)!
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