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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.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
进步 jìnbù progress
gèng even more
力气 lìqi energy
放假 fàngjià to go on vacation
我觉得一个礼拜放三天假才是进步的做法。
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.
放三天假,那星期一就更难回到工作了吧。
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?
不,应该是因为有更多时间休息,就更有力气回到工作。
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.
我一放假就不想回去工作。
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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