ESTC Textbook 5

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Here are all the words you need to know in Easy Steps to Chinese 5.

yī nián dào tóu一年到头throughout the year

zhīgo; this or that

in; with regard to

jiàprice; value

jià qián价钱price

xìn yòng kǎ信用卡credit card

miǎndismiss; avoid

miǎn fèi免费free

chūproceed from inside to outside; appear

fēn míng分明distinct; clearly

dào dá到达get to

qián tái前台proscenium; foreground

dān chéng单程one path

hòurich or strong in flavour; thick

zhǐ hǎo只好have to

tīng huà听话listen to; be obedient or docile

shòusell; make something work

shòu huò yuán售货员shop assistant

yīn cǐ因此therefore

dà ren大人grown-up; Your Excellency

tài tai太太madam; Mrs

tào fáng套房small room off a larger one; apartment

entrust; depend on

fēngboundary; in imperial times, confer upon

xiǎo hái r小孩儿child; child

zhàngcurtain

zhàng peng帐篷tent

gān zào干燥dry; dull

zuòstand; constellation

zuò wèi座位seat

dāistay

zǒng gòng总共altogether

yú kuài愉快happy

chéng rén成人grown-up; grow up

fáng chē房车recreational vehicle

shǒu diàn tǒng手电筒electric torch

dǎ zhé打折give a discount; not do as promised

zhébreak; die

guàhang; be concerned about

guà hào挂号register for a number to keep order; send by registered post

hang over; put up

zhī piào支票cheque

shōuarrest; gain

lǚ xíng旅行travel

lǚ tú旅途journey

lǚ guǎn旅馆hotel

bào yǔ暴雨torrential rain; rain 50-100 millimetres in precipitation in 24 hours

gèngfurther; more

hé duì核对check

miáncotton and kapok; cotton-like floss

huān yíng欢迎welcome; receive favorably

qì hòu气候climate; situation

wēn chā温差difference in temperature

cháo shī潮湿moist

zhǔboil

bānclass; shift

xiāng dāng相当match; suitable

zhēn sī真丝100% pure silk

chéngrule; order

tǒngpiece of thick bamboo; thick tube-shaped object

qiān zì签字sign

luònet-like things; subsidiary channels in the human body through which vital energy, blood and nutriment circulate

liánunite; antithetical couplet

lián luò联络get in touch

kěnagree; be willing to

hángboat; navigate

háng bān航班flight

háng kōng航空aviation; related to airplanes or air transport

báothin; poor

dìngconclude; make a plan or commitment

fù zé负责be responsible; conscientious

zhàng dān账单bill

zhì liàng质量mass; quality

fèicost; fee

qǐ fēi起飞take off; get off to a good start

extend; reach

yíngmeet; meet face to face

shì hé适合fit

way

jiǔliquor

jiǔ diàn酒店hotel; wineshop

yě yíng野营camp

guōpot; bowl

yáng tái阳台balcony

zhèn yǔ阵雨shower

jiàngdrop; reduce

dew; outside a house, a tent, having no covering above

lù yíng露营camp; camp like an army unit

gù kè顾客customer

zhī jiān之间between; indicates a short period of time

hù wài户外outdoor

méi wèn tí没问题no problem

yào xiāng药箱medical kit

bù dào不到less than; inconsiderate

dān chéng piào单程票single

shì yī jiān试衣间Fitting Room

shuāng chéng piào双程票two-way ticket

háng kōng gōng sī航空公司airline company

gānshield; a surname

quán mián全棉made by cotton