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4 Day Work Week
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ID: 2777 Intermediate
What do you think about the 4 day work week? Listen to two colleagues debate the pros and cons of having a longer weekend and how that will affect their attitudes towards work. Learn useful Chinese vocabulary and phrases relating to work, time-off and work-life balance.
Tue Oct 06 2015 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|放假||fàngjià||to go on vacation|
wǒ juéde yī ge lǐbài fàng sān tiān jià cáishì jìnbù de zuòfǎ 。
I think that the most progressive way to do things is to have three days off in a week.
fàng sān tiān jià ，nà xīngqīyī jiù gèng nán huí dào gōngzuò le ba 。
Three days off would make it even harder to go back to work on Monday, no?
bù ，yīnggāi shì yīnwèi yǒu gèng duō shíjiān xiūxi ，jiù gèng yǒu lìqi huí dào gōngzuò 。
No, because you'd have more time to rest, so you'd have more energy when you went back to work.
wǒ yī fàngjià jiù bù xiǎng huíqu gōngzuò 。
Whenever I get a day off work I don't want to go back.
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