Jiahong: What are you looking at?
Yijun: A route map of the Taipei MRT. I’d like to go shopping at the department store across from the railway station.
Jiahong: I just went there last week.
Yijun: How did you get there?
Jiahong: I went there by bus, but you can also take the MRT.
詞彙與短語 Vocabulary & Phrase
路線圖 (lùxiàntú) a route map
逛 (guàng) to stroll, saunter, wander about, visit
站 (zhàn) a station
對面 (duìmiàn) opposite, on the side
過 (guò) particle used to express an completed action
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