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ID: 1019 Advanced
Tue Oct 28 2008 | Jenny , Jiaojie
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wā ，zài kàn shū ne ！wǔxiū shíjiān hái yào chōngdiàn ，yǒu qiántú ！
Hey, you're reading! Recharging your batteries during your lunch break--you'll go far!
nǎli nǎli ，fānfān Lǔ Xùn de xiǎoshuō 。
Oh, don't be silly. I'm just flipping through a novel by Lu Hsun.
dàodǐ shì Zhōngwén xì chūshēn ，bùyīyàng 。Lǔ Xùn de zuòpǐn yǒuxiē hái tǐng shēn ào nándǒng de 。
You have a background in Chinese-- that's different. Some of Lu Hsun's works are really mysterious and hard to understand.
shì bùdà hǎo dǒng 。xiǎo shíhou yuèlì qiǎn ，dú bù chū duōshao wèidao ，xiànzài zài ná qǐlái kànkan ，lǐjiě jiù huì shēnkè xiē le 。
They're not really easy to understand. Reading them when you're young and inexperienced, you can't get a lot out of them. Picking them up now, you can get a deeper understanding.
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