也许你对怎样邮寄信件和包裹早已轻车熟路,但身处异国时,你知道该怎么做吗?以下口语能帮你忙!

   
一、常用句型:
   
1.I’d like to buy an envelope, please.我想买一个信封。
   
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也可以说:Could I have an envelope, please?能给我一个信封吗?
   
2.Do you sell postcards?你们这儿出售明信片吗?
   
3.Clerk: What kind of stamps do you want?你要哪种邮票?
   
Customer: A 32-cent stamp.一张32美分的邮票。
   
4.Customer: I’d like to send this letter to Canada.我想把这封信寄到加拿大。
   
Clerk: How would you like to send it?你要用哪种方式邮寄?
   
Customer: I’d like to send it by recorded delivery.我想挂号邮寄。
   
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在寄件时,邮局工作人员会询问你邮寄方式。recorded delivery挂号邮寄;special delivery特快专递。
   
5.I want to send this letter by airmail.我想寄一封航空信。
   
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airmail航空信;ordinary mail平信;registered mail挂号信。
   
6.Clerk: Would you like to insure your package?你的包裹要保价吗?
   
Customer: I’d like to insure it for 50 dollars.我想保价50美元。
   
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保价就是给邮寄的物品买保险,需支付相应的保价金。
   
7.Can you tell me the postage?请问邮费多少钱?
   
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postage邮费,邮资
   
8.Can you put your parcel on the scale, please?请把你的包裹放在磅秤上,好吗?
   
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scale磅秤。寄件时需要称重,按重量收取一定的费用。
   
9.Can you fill in this form, please?请填好这张表格,好吗?
   
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邮寄包裹时,需填写邮寄单,填写完毕后可以和包裹一起拿到柜台办理。
   
10.Are there any perishable food items in the package?包裹里有易腐食品吗?
   
Are there any fragile items?有易碎品吗?
   
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perishable易腐烂的,易变质的;fragile易碎的
   
11.I’ve come to collect a parcel.我是来取包裹的。
   
12.What time do you open in the morning?你们早上几点开门营业?
   
What time do you close?你们几点关门?
   
二、其他相关词汇
   
post/zip code邮政编码
   
sender寄件人
   
receiver/recipient收件人
   
address收件人地址
   
return address寄件人地址
   
tracking number查询号;跟单号
   
undeliverable无法投递的