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Basic Spoken Mandarin

3. Taking a taxi

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New words New phrases Additional phrases and words
Go Where are (you) going? ()去哪儿? Hotel, restaurant 饭店
Where 哪儿 (I'm) going to ... ()... Give me a receipt 开张发票
Here 这儿 (I'm) getting off here. ()这儿下车. You
To get off 下车     He, she, it


How do you say

I'm going to the hotel. Where are you getting off?  I'm getting off here.

Give me a receipt. Thank you. This is the hotel.

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