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Video Lesson: Give Me a Discount, OK?

Jan. 30, 2019

If you are shopping, do you know how to bargain in Chinese?

Exercises in the Video:
1. A: Láobǎn, zhèi tiáo pídài duōshǎo qián?
    A: 老板,这条皮带多少钱?

    B: Sān shí.
    B: 三十。

    What would she say? Please choose the best answer.

    A.Yǒu diǎnr piányi.
    A. 有点儿便宜。

    B. Néng bù néng piányi yìdiǎnr?
    B. 能不能便宜一点儿?

    C. Néng bù néng guì yìdiǎnr?
    C. 能不能贵一点儿?

2. A: Píngguǒ duōshǎo qián yì jīn?
    A: 苹果多少钱一斤?

    B: Qī kuài.
    B: 七块。

    A: Qī kuài?!…
     A: 七块?!…

    What would she say? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Tài guì le! Piányi yìdiǎnr ba.
    A. 太贵了! 便宜一 点儿吧。

    B. Tài piányi le! Guì yìdiǎnr ba.
    B. 太便宜了! 贵一点儿吧。

    C. Yǒu diǎnr piányi!
    C. 有点儿便宜!

3. A: Lǎobǎn, zhèi fú huà duōshǎo qián?
    A: 老板,这幅画多少钱?

    B: Yì qiān èr.
    B: 一千二。

    A: Yì qiān kuài xíng bù xíng?
    A: 一千块钱行不行?

    B: Hǎo ba.You are the first customer today.
    B: 好吧。You are the first customer today.

    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. The customer will buy the picture for 1200 Yuan.
    B. The customer will not buy the picture because she thinks it’s too expensive.
    C. The customer will buy the picture for 1000 Yuan.

4. A: Yì zhāng huìyuán kǎ duōshǎo qián?
    A: 一张会员卡多少钱?

    B: Bā bǎi bā.
    B: 八百吧。

    A: Dǎ ge zhé bei.
    A: 打个折呗。

    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. The customer wants to get a free gift.

    B. The customer wants to get a free trial sample.

    C. The customer wants to get a discount.

5. A: Zhèi shuāng xié duōshǎo qián?
    A: 这双鞋多少钱?

    B: Sì bǎi kuài.
    B: 四百块。

    A: Tài guì le! …
    A: 太贵了!…

    What would she say? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Piányi yìdiǎnr ba.
    A. 便宜一点儿吧。

    B. Piányi!
    B. 便宜!

    C. Bù néng piányi.
    C. 不能便宜。

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