Asking for Directions
qǐng wèn , yóu jú zài nǎ li ?
Excuse me, where is the post office?
wǒ men zěn me qù gōng yuán ?
How do we get to the park?
xǐ shǒu jiān zài shén me dì fang ?
Where is the restroom?
zhè fù jìn yǒu fàn guǎn ma ?
Are there any restaurants near here?
nǎ lǐ yǒu miǎn fèi shàng wǎng ?
Where can I get free internet access?
nǎ ér kě yǐ fā chuán zhēn ?
Where can I send a fax?
qù shū diàn zěn me zǒu ?
How do I get to the bookstore?
zhè tàng chē qù bú qù jī chǎng ?
Does this bus go to the airport?
xiàng qián zǒu .
Go straight ahead.
wǎng zuǒ guǎi .
nǐ děi qù mǎ lù duì miàn shàng chē .
You have to cross the road to take the bus.
zhè shì shén me dì fang ?
What place is this?
wǒ men xiàn zài zài nǎ li ?
Where are we now?
zhè bian hái shì nà bian ?
This side or the other side?
qù huǒ chē zhàn zài nǎ li xià chē ?
Where do I get off to the train station?
The first road in China was a 55-kilometer automobile road from Nanguan, Guangxi Town, to Longzhou, built in 1906. As of the end of 2009, the total length of highways in mainland China was 4.1164 million kilometers, of which 84,946 kilometers were expressways.
As of the end of 2008, China’s rural roads were 3.125 million kilometers, the rate of asphalt (cement) roads in towns reached 88.6%, the pavement rate of national roads reached 53.5%, and the first-class roads were 54216 kilometers; national highways were 125,003 kilometers, provincial roads were 216,249 kilometers There are 471,239 kilometers of county roads, 865,635 kilometers of township roads, and 87,096 kilometers of special highways; the mileage of high-grade roads of second and above grades is 249,700 kilometers.