Video Lesson: All I wanna do…  (Newbie, Module 2)

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  Instructor: Becky Length: 02:31
  Knowledge Point: "xiǎng": want to do something (Newbie, Module 2)
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You wanna do this and you wanna do that. Whatever you want, you want to know how to express your wants…in Chinese.
Alex says
Wo xiang qu luxing Yindu he Yidali guo na chi chuan tong cai. Wo xihuan gali. Bu xihuan he jiu zai jiuba shi duo za yin.Zai can gan duo yiyu he jiu. I want to go in India an Italy to eat traditional foods.
I like curry. I don`t like to drink alcohol drinks in clubs is many noise in a restaurant is more likely to drink.
April 1, 2013 Reply
Ellie_Chinese teacher in reply to Alex
Yes, I agree. I don't like drink in clubs also. 
There are some problems in your sentences. Chinese prefer short sentences. For example, we don't like to say"I want to go to India and Italy to eat traditional food." We'll say "I want to go to India and Italy. Eat tranditional food there."
Wǒ xiǎng qù Yìndù hé Yìdàlì lǚxíng. Qù nàr chī chuántǒng cài. Wǒ xǐhuan gālí.

"Noisy" in Chinese is "chǎo."  "Too noisy" is "tài chǎo le."
Wǒ bù xǐhuan zài jiǔbā hējiǔ. Jiǔbā tài chǎo le. Zài cānguǎn hē jiǔ gèng hǎo. 
I don't like drink in clubs. The clubs are too noisy. It's better to drink in restaurants.
April 2, 2013 Reply
Alex in reply to Ellie_Chinese teacher
Ok. next time i will make short sentences.
April 2, 2013 Reply
Douglas says
to translate "Which city do you prefer to travel in, Beijing or Shanghai? is it correct to say-

Ni geng xihuan luxing na chengshi , Beijing haishi Shanghai?

Doug W
April 25, 2012 Reply
Becky_Chinese Teacher in reply to Douglas
It's better to say,
你(nǐ)更(gèng)喜欢(xǐhuān)去(qù)哪个(nǎgè)城市(chéngshì)旅行(lǚxíng),北京(běijīng)还是(háishì)上海(shànghǎi)?
April 26, 2012 Reply
Douglas says
Zhei ge zhoumo, wo xiang kan meigou "Idol"xia dianshi. Wo bu xiang kan dianying.

Doug W.
April 25, 2012 Reply
Becky_Chinese Teacher in reply to Douglas
^_^ In Chinese,  "American Idol" is 美国(měiguó)偶像(ǒuxiàng). 

Becky
April 26, 2012 Reply
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