Multimedia Role Play for Chinese

Hiring a car A | 租 车 A


A is a British student in Taipei, who wants to hire a car to take his friends for a weekend out

B is a car rental assistant

Tasks for A, a British student

Make the conversation as realistic as possible by greeting each other at the beginning and by using small talk. Try to anticipate the flow of the conversation by looking at the following prompts.

  1. Tell B that you would like to hire ( zū V) a car.
  2. Tell B that you just need a car for the weekend.
  3. Ask about the prices.
  4. Ask B if the prices include (包括 bāokuò V) travel insurance (保险 băoxiăn N).
  5. Tell B that you would like to hire a large car.
  6. Tell B that you do not need a driver, as both you and your friends can drive.
  7. Ask B the latest time you can bring the car back to the shop.
  8. Ask B if the car is covered by a breakdown service (汽车急修服务 qìchē jí xiū fúwù N).