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A Thanksgiving Phone Call
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IN THIS LESSON
ID: 1300 Elementary
It's the time of the year when Americans (and even some Canadians, too) give thanks for the good things in their lives. Today we're listening to a conversation between a mother and son - and there's a great Thanksgiving surprise at the end!
Thu Nov 26 2009 | Jenny, John
Our lessons contain natural communication in Chinese in video and audio format. We have have lessons focused on video or a podcast format and our lessons have transcripts of Lesson Dialogues, Important Vocabulary, Expanded Materials for a deep dive into the lesson topic and Exercises focused on testing your retention.
Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
|喂||wéi||hello (on the phone)|
|位||wèi||[measure word for people]|
wéi ，nǎ wèi ？
Hello? Who is this?
māma ，shì wǒ 。
Mom, it's me.
ò 。wǎnfàn chī le ma ？
Oh. Have you eaten your supper?
chī le 。māma ，wǒ xiǎng nǐ 。
Yeah. Mom, I miss you.
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