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Lesson 171 Review of Haircut 第一百七十一课 理发复习课

YJ: Welcome to Chinese Studio on CRI, wo shi Yajie. We've been talking about hair all this week.
CM: We have Yajie… it's been a jam-packed week with information. So le's review.

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Sentences in the week
Barber shop 理发店 I would like a haircut. 我想剪头发。 I want to change my hairstyle. 我想换个发型。 I would like my hair straightened. 我想把头发拉直。I'd like to dye my hair. 我想染头发。All in today's Chinese studio.

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C: Yajie, let's review how to say barber shop in Chinese.
Y: okay, it's li3 fa4 dian4. 理发店
C: li3 fa4 dian4.
Y: 理发 li3 fa4 means to have a haircut,
C: li3 fa4.
Y: 店 dian4 means shop,
C: dian4. 
Y: 理发店 li3 fa4 dian4
C: li3 fa4 dian4 barber shop. Okay, then how do I tell them that I need a haircut.
YJ: it's 我想剪头发。
Cam: wo3 xiang3 jian3 tou2 fa. 
YJ: 我想 wo3 xiang3. I'd like something.
CM: wo3 xiang3.
YJ: 剪 jian3 means to cut,
C: jian3.
Y: 头发 tou2fa means hair,
C: tou3 fa.
Y: 我想剪头发。 wo3 xiang3 jian3 tou2 fa.
C: wo3 xiang3 jian3 tou2 fa. I'd like a haircut.

Conversation1:

A: 你知道哪儿有理发店吗?
B: 街对面就有一个。
A: 我想剪头发。
B: 走吧,我陪你一起去。

Cam: Yajie, how do you say you want to change your hairstyle?
YJ: I can say 我想换个发型。
C: wo3 xiang3 huan4 ge4 fa4 xing2. 
Y: 我想 wo3 xiang3 means I want,
C: wo3 xiang3.
Y: 换 huan4 means change,
C: huan4.
Y: 个 ge4 means one,
C: ge4.
Y: 发型 fa4 xing2, hairstyle,
C: fa4 xing2.
Y:我想换个发型。wo3 xiang3 huan4 ge4 fa4 xing2.
C: wo3 xiang3 huan4 ge4 fa4 xing2. I want to change my hairstyle.

Conversation2:

A:我想换个发型。
B: 好啊。你可以尝试把头发剪短。

Cam: Okay, so let's say you have curly hair, and want it straightened… what would a girl say?
YJ: we'll say我想把头发拉直。
Cam: wo3 xiang3 ba3 tou2fa la1 zhi2.
YJ: 我想 wo3 xiang3, I want,
CM: wo3 xiang3.
Y:把 ba3 is usually put before the object,
C: ba3.
YJ: 头发 tou2fa means hair,
Cam: tou2fa.
YJ: 拉直 la1 zhi2 means get it straightened,
CM: la1 zhi2.
YJ: wo3 xiang3 ba3 tou2fa la1 zhi2. I would like my hair straightened.
Cam: 我想把头发拉直。wo3 xiang3 ba3 tou2fa la1 zhi2.

Conversation3:

A:我想把头发拉直。
B:可是我觉得卷发很适合你。

Cam: Now, some girls like to dye their hair a different color.  How can they request this?
YJ: you can say 我想染头发.
CM: wo3 xiang3 ran3 tou2fa.
YJ: wo3 xiang3, I want,
Cam: 我想 wo3 xiang3,
YJ: 染  ran3 means to dye,
CM: ran3.
YJ: 头发 tou2fa. Hair.
C: tou2fa.
Y: 我想染头发. wo3 xiang3 ran3 tou2fa.
C: wo3 xiang3 ran3 tou2fa. I want to dye my hair.

Conversation4:

A:我想染头发.
B:你想染什么颜色?
A: 棕色怎么样?
B: 不错。

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Sentences in the week 
Barber shop理发店 I would like a haircut. 我想剪头发。 I want to change my hairstyle. 我想换个发型。 I would like my hair straightened. 我想把头发拉直。I'd like to dye my hair. 我想染头发。All in today's Chinese studio.

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Cam: We've run out of time already. Yajie, can we squeeze in our question of the day?
YJ: Sure! How do you say "I want to change my hairstyle" in Chinese?
Cam: Mingtian jian!
YJ: Zai jian!

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