Certain colours are so much more appealing to our eyes. Quite why we like one colour more than other is very personal, but we still need to know how to talk about the variety of colours which we can see in the right context.
In this Podcast, you will learn:
(i) To talk about the availability of different colours
(ii) How to explain which are your colour preferences
A shopper is trying to select the right colour for a new item of clothing:
(zài shāng chǎng)
(in the shopping mall)
Xiǎo jiě wǒ xiǎng gěi wǒ lǎo gōng mǎi jiàn fēng yī. Nǐ mén yǒu qiǎn sè de fēng yī me?
Miss, I want to buy a trench coat for my husband. Do you have any light coloured trench coats?
qiǎn sè de fēng yī xuǎn zé bù duō. Wǒ mén zhǐ yǒu tuó sè hé bái sè.
Sorry, but there are not many choices for light coloured trench coats. We only have light tan and white.
Ò, nà shēn sè de ne?
Oh, what about dark colours?
Yǒu hēi sè, huī sè, zàng lán sè, hái yǒu àn hóng sè, hé mò lǜ sè.
There is black, grey, purplish blue, dark red, as well as dark green.
Ò, wǒ kě yǐ kàn kan zhè jiàn mò lǜ sè de me?
Can I take a look at this dark green one?
Hǎo, méi wèn tí.
Sure, no problem.
Chinese words and phrases mentioned in this Podcast:
藏蓝色：purplish blue/dark blue
墨绿色：dark green (has some black tone in it)
看看：take a look at
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