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A Complicated Cab Ride

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ID: 1913 Intermediate
While simply pointing at an address and saying "take me there" is more often than not enough to get you where you want to go in China, sometimes it takes a bit more effort, especially if you have a shortcut in mind or need to travel to multiple destinations. Today's lesson will teach you how to have a slightly more complex conversation with a local cab driver in Mandarin Chinese and hopefully alleviate some potential headaches.
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中山公园 Zhōngshāngōngyuán Zhongshan park
shàng to go on
高架 gāojià elevated road
徐家汇 Xújiāhuì Xujiahui
nǐhǎo ,qù nǎli ?
Hi, where to?
qù Zhōngshān gōngyuán 。qiánmiàn shàng gāojià ba !
I'm going to Zhongshan Park. Take the elevated road up ahead!
hǎo de 。
shīfu ,bùhǎoyìsi ,wǒ xiǎng xiān qù yīxià Xújiāhuì 。
Driver, sorry, I need to go to Xujiahui first.
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