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Some people can read books with noise while others need absolute silence.  Some people can sleep with noise others need absolute silence.  Do you work in a noisy environment?  If so how do you work with all he noise?

Vocab

眼镜 yǎnjìng glasses
信号 xìnhào signal
考试 kǎoshì exam
鳄鱼 èyú alligator
飞机票 fēijīpiào flight tickets
cuò Wrong
退票 tuìpiào return tickets
改时间 gǎi shíjiān change time
忙季 mángjì busy season
集中 jízhōng concentrated
紧张 jǐnzhāng anxious
家乡 jiāxiāng hometown
交通 jiāotōng traffic
长假 chángjià long holiday
适合 shìhé fitting for
暑假 shǔjià summer break
机会 jīhuì opportunity

Sentence/Phrase

太吵了,没办法看书 tàichǎole, méi bànfǎ kànshū It is too noisy and there is no way to read books
最近天气冷,没办法经常去游泳 zuìjìn tiānqì lěng, méi bànfǎ jīngcháng qù yóuyǒng It is cold recently and there is no way to go swimming often
今天眼镜坏了,我没办法晚上开车 jīntiān yǎnjìng huài le, wǒ méi bànfǎ wǎnshàng kāichē Today my glasses is broken and there is no way for me to drive at night
这里没有信号,没办法用手机 zhèlǐ méiyǒu xìnhào, méi bànfǎ yòng shǒujī There is no signal here and no way to use cellphone
下周有考试,没办法去看球赛 xiàzhōu yǒu kǎoshì, méi bànfǎ qù kàn qiúsài There is an exam next week and there is no way to watch the game
没办法,鳄鱼不出来,我也不常常去公园 méi bànfǎ, èyú bù chūlái, wǒ yě bù chángcháng qù gōngyuán Nothing can be done, alligators did not come out and I didn’t go to the park often
哥哥朋友多,经验多,总是很有办法 gēge péngyǒu duō, jīngyàn duō, zǒngshì hěn yǒu bànfǎ Older brother has many friends and lots of experiences, and he is always resourceful
别着急,我有办法 bié zháojí, wǒ yǒu bànfǎ Don’t be anxious, and I have a solution
音乐会买不到票? 我来想办法 yīnyuèhuì mǎi búdào piào? wǒ lái xiǎng bànfǎ Can’t get a ticket for
the concert? Let me figure out a way

Dialogue

我买的飞机票时间错了,怎么办? wǒ mǎi de fēijīpiào shíjiān cuò le, zěnmebàn The plan ticket I bought has the wrong time, what to do?
没办法退票吗? méi bànfǎ tuìpiào ma There’s no way to return the tickets?
没办法,是打折机票不能退。 méi bànfǎ, shì dǎzhé jīpiào bùnéng tuì There’s no way, it’s a discounted ticket there’s no returns
别着急,我想想..问Jason 吧,他经常坐飞机旅行,一定有办法 bié zháojí, wǒ xiǎngxiǎng…wèn Jason bā, tā jīngcháng zuò fēijī lǚxíng, yídìng yǒu bànfǎ Don’t be anxious, let me think…ask Jason, he often flies to travel, he must know a way.
Jason,我买的机票时间错了。有什么办法吗? Jason, wǒ mǎi de jīpiào shíjiān cuò le. yǒu shénme bànfǎ ma Jason, I bought plane tickets with wront time. Is there any way to resolve this?
你可以打电话给航空公司,能不能改时间 nǐ kěyǐ dǎdiànhuà gěi hángkōng gōngsī, néng bùnéng gǎi shíjiān You can call the airline, and see if they can change the time
打过了,没办法改时间,没有位子了 dǎguò le, méi bànfǎ gǎi shíjiān, méiyǒu wèizi le I’ve already called, no way to change the time, there wasn’t any seats
那就没有办法了,现在是旅游忙季。 nà jiù méiyǒu bànfǎ le, xiànzài shì lǚyóu mángjì Then there’s no way, now its busy traveling season

Short Essay

中国的旅游忙季集中在春节,五月初,十月初 和暑假。 春节许多人要离开工作的城市回到家乡,交通十分紧张,春节期间回家乡的交通叫作春运。 五月一日和十月一日是节日,加上长假,天气好适合旅游。暑假学生们不用上课也是家庭出行的好机会。

中国的旅游忙季集中在春节,五月初,十月初和暑假 zhōngguó de lǚyóu mángjì jízhōng zài chūnjié, wǔ yuèchū, shí yuèchū hé shǔjià China’s busy traveling season is during Spring Festival, May, early October and summer
春节许多人要离开工作的城市回到家乡,交通十分紧张,春节期间回家乡的交通叫作春运 chūnjié xǔduō rén yào líkāi gōngzuò de chéngshì huídào jiāxiāng, jiāotōng shífēn jǐnzhāng, chūnjié qījiān huíjiā xiāng de jiāotōng jiàozuò chūnyùn During Spring Festival lots of people leave work in the city to return home, traffic is very tense, this return back home Spring Festival traffic is called “作春运”
五月一日和十月一日是节日,加上长假,天气好适合旅游 wǔyuè yīrì hé shíyuè yīrì shì jiérì, jiāshàng chángjià, tiānqì hǎo shìhé lǚyóu May 1st and October 1st is a holiday, plus long vacation; the weather is good for traveling
暑假学生们不用上课也是家庭出行的好机会 shǔjià xuéshēng men búyòng shàngkè yě shì jiātíng chūxíng de hǎo jīhuì During summer students don’t go to class and it’s a good opportunity for the family to go travel

Flashcards for your review

Chinese Character – English

  • 长假
    long holiday
  • 改时间
    change time
  • 紧张
    anxious
  • 鳄鱼
    alligator
  • 暑假
    summer break
  • 退票
    return tickets
  • 眼镜
    glasses
  • 适合
    fitting for
  • Wrong
  • 忙季
    busy season
  • 集中
    concentrated
  • 考试
    exam
  • 家乡
    hometown
  • 信号
    signal
  • 交通
    traffic
  • 机会
    opportunity
  • 飞机票
    flight tickets

Chinese Character – Pinyin

  • 考试
    kǎoshì
  • 鳄鱼
    èyú
  • 交通
    jiāotōng
  • 飞机票
    fēijīpiào
  • 集中
    jízhōng
  • 长假
    chángjià
  • 适合
    shìhé
  • 眼镜
    yǎnjìng
  • 信号
    xìnhào
  • cuò
  • 改时间
    gǎi shíjiān
  • 机会
    jīhuì
  • 家乡
    jiāxiāng
  • 紧张
    jǐnzhāng
  • 暑假
    shǔjià
  • 忙季
    mángjì
  • 退票
    tuìpiào

In the comments bellow practice making a sentence or two in Chinese using any of the following:

1. Try using any of the verbs or nouns we learned to make a sentence.

2. Use any grammar points in this lesson to make sentences.

Animated Stroke Order Just highlight and copy the character, paste in the small box bellow and press enter to see the stroke order. Use the whiteboard to better familiarize with Chinese characters.