Chinese Lesson 24: What a beautiful dress!

Sentence Pattern

你今天穿得真漂亮!(Nǐ jīntiān chuān de zhēn piàoliang!):
What a beautiful dress!
Words
1.穿(chuān):[v]to wear
2.漂亮(piàoliang):[adj]beautiful
3.品味(pǐnwèi):[n]taste
4.款(kuǎn)[quantifier]kind; type; style
5.咖啡机(kāfēi jī):[n]coffee machine
6.周到(zhōudào):[adj]considerate
7.希望(xīwàng):[v]to wish; to hope
8.非常(fēicháng):[adv]very
9.蛋糕(dàn’gāo):[n]cake
10.看起来(kàn qǐlái):to look; to seem
11.特别(tèbié):[adj.,adv]special; especially
12.谁(shuí):[pron]who
13.订(dìng):[v]to order
14.呀(ya):[part]oh; ah

Background
Hu Man comes to Li Mei’s home to attend her birthday party. She says that Li Mei’s cheongsam is very beautiful.

Dialogue One

Shēngrì kuàilè!Lǐ Méi!Nǐ jīntiān chuān de zhēn piàoliang!
生日快乐!李梅!你今天穿得真漂亮!
Happy birthday, Li Mei. You are dressed so beautifully today!
Xièxie!Zhè jiàn yīfu shì Dà Chuān mǎi de.
谢谢!这件衣服是大川买的。
Thanks. Dachuan bought this clothing for me.
Dà Chuān zhēn yǒu pǐnwèi.
大川真有品位。
Dachuan has good taste.
Background
Li Mei opens the birthday gift from Hu Man and thanks her.

Dialogue Two

Xièxie!Zhè kuǎn kāfēi jī zhèng shì wǒ xiǎng yào de.
谢谢!这款咖啡机正是我想要的。
Nǐ xiǎng de zhēn zhōudào!
你想得真周到!
Thanks. This coffee machine is just what I wanted. You are so considerate.
Bú kèqi,xīwàng nǐ huì xǐhuan.
不客气,希望你会喜欢。
My pleasure. I’m glad you like it.
Wǒ fēicháng xǐhuan!
我非常喜欢!
I like it very much.
Nǐ de shēngrì dàn’gāo kàn qǐlái hěn tèbié.
你的生日蛋糕看起来很特别,
Shì shuí dìng de?
是谁订的?
Your birthday cake is beautiful. Who ordered it?
Shì wǒ ya!
是我呀!
It’s me.

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