2019-10-21intermediate

Exchanging money – HSK 3 Reading Practice

This HSK 3 level reading practice will go over a few example sentences with pinyin and help for you as you need it. The topic is on exchanging money and these can be very useful phrases when you are traveling in China. Whenever you travel to China it is recommended that you bring a bit of cash along with you and you can exchange it when you get there. These sentences are taken out of a longer conversation between Lili and a bank teller. You can find a link to the full conversation at the bottom of this post.

Suggestion for study:


  • Listen and follow along with the native reader

  • Try reading the phrases on your own

  • Hover over words as you need translation

  • Practice with the full conversation (linked at the end)

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nín hǎo
您好
您好
hello (polite)
 
I, me
kě yǐ
可以
可以
can, may
zài
(located) at, (to be) in
zhè lǐ
这里
這裡
here
duì huàn
兑换
兌換
to convert, to exchange
qián
money
ma
(question particle for "yes-no" questions)
 

Hello! Can I exchange money here?

Character set
Pinyin
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I, me
xiǎng
to want, to wish
particle marking the following noun as a direct object
měi yuán
美元
美元
US dollar
huàn chéng
换成
換成
to exchange (sth) for (sth else), to replace with, to convert into
rén mín bì
人民币
人民幣
Renminbi (RMB), Chinese Yuan (CNY)
 

I want to exchange US dollars for Renminbi.

Character set
Pinyin
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xiàn zài
现在
現在
now, at present
de
(used after an attribute)
huì lǜ
汇率
匯率
exchange rate
shì
is, are
duō shao
多少
多少
how much, how many
 

What's the exchange rate now?

Character set
Pinyin

Click here to see Lili's full conversation with the bank teller.

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