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子 曰:"学 而 时 习 之,不 亦 悦 乎?有 朋 自 远 方 来,不 亦 乐 乎?人 不 知 而 不 愠,不 亦 君 子 乎?
In Present-Day Chinese
      孔子说:"学到了(知识)并且适时去实习,不也很高兴吗?有志同道合的人从远方来,不也很快乐吗?别人不了解自己,(自己)却不抱怨,不也是个(有德的)君子吗?"
In English
      The Master said, "To learn and in due course apply what 你 have learnt, isn't that also a pleasure? To have a friend coming from far away, isn't that also a delight? Not to...
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posted by gangking08
In China people usually say "wei" (hello) first when beginning a telephone conversation. If 你 call an old acquaintance and recognize his/her voice, 你 may address him/her directly 由 name. Otherwise, 你 have to make clear who the other person is 由 saying, "Hello! Excuse me. Are 你 so-and-so?" 或者 "Hello! Are 你 so-and-so?" instead of saying "I an so-and-so" first. "So-and-so" may be name of a person 或者 a company.
e.g.
--Wèi, shì lǐ míng ma?
   (Hello! Are 你 Li Ming?)
--Duì, shì wǒ. Nǐ shì Qí Qí ma?
   (Yes, I am Li Ming. 你 are Qi Qi, aren't you?)
One usually says, "You...
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Checking the Competition Schedule
chá sài chéng
查 赛 程
Additional Expressions
Traveling Vocabulary
gold medal 金牌 jīn pái silver medal 银牌 yín pái
champion冠军 guàn jūn 秒 place 亚军 yà jūn
Dialogues

(1)In the Hotel Lobby 在宾馆大堂 zài bīn guǎn dà táng

Jack: Excuse me. Can I get online in my room?
杰克: 请问,房间里可以上网吗? qǐng wèn, fáng jiān lǐ kéyǐ shàngwǎng ma

Manager: Yes, 你 can get on-line in any room.
经理: 可以,每个房间都能上。ké yǐ měi gè fáng jiān dōu néng shàng

Jack: I tried but failed.
杰克: 我试了,上不去。...
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