Unit 10 Review 2 ▸ In this HSK 1 Listening Practice Unit Review, we will practice how to talk about transportation in Chinese with a dialogue.
马可 is talking to his friend 高飞。
*The English translation is made to be literal for a better understanding of the Chinese sentence structures and language flow.
高飞：Thank you (for) coming to my home. You -shi- sit subway to come -de- -ma?
马可：No, I -shi- sit taxi to come -de-.
高飞：You how come not sit subway to come -ne? Subway (is) pretty cheap, also pretty fast.
马可：I every day all sit subway to go to school, today (I do) not want to sit -le.
高飞：Taxi how (is)? Fast –ma? Expensive -ma?
马可：Taxi (is) also pretty fast, also pretty expensive.
高飞：You last week also -shi- sit taxi to come -de- -ma?
马可：Last week? I last week -shi- drive car to come -de-.
高飞：You bought car –le? How come not tell me? -Shi- when buy -de-?
马可：That “liang” of car not is mine, -shi- my girlfriend last month buy -de-. I last week -shi- drive her car to come -de-.
高飞：You and your girlfriend both like driving car -ma?
马可：We both (do) not like driving.
高飞：You -shi- how old to learn and know how to drive car -de-?
马可：I -shi- 17 years old in America learned and knew how to drive car -de-, you -ne?
高飞：I -shi- also 17 years old learned and knew how to drive car -de-. I now (do) not like drive car, I like sitting subway and taxies.
马可：I now also (do) not like driving car, in China driving car (is) too slow, sitting subway (is) fast.