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Adopting a Chinese Child

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ID: 1806 Upper Intermediate
The Chinese are well aware that many foreigners are adopting Chinese babies. Many of these foreigners even return to China with their children, introducing the land of their heritage to them. But what does the average Chinese person think about this phenomenon? Listen in on one such conversation in this lesson.
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估计 gūjì to guess, to believe
收养 shōuyǎng adopted
寻根 xúngēn to seek one‘s roots
万里迢迢 wànlǐtiáotiáo very far
nǐkàn ,nàge xiǎonǚhái gēn liǎng ge lǎowài wán de zhēn kāixīn 。
Look, that little girl is having a blast with those two foreigners.
ò ,wǒ gūjì tā shì lǎowài shōuyǎng de Zhōngguó nǚér 。
Oh, I bet she's their adopted Chinese daughter.
nǐ zěnme zhīdào ?
How do you know?
cāi de bēi !měinián dōu yǒu hěn duō lǎowài dài zhe zìjǐ shōuyǎng de Zhōngguó háizi lái xúngēn 。
I'm guessing! Every year lots of foreigners bring their adopted Chinese children here to rediscover their roots.
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