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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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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
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
你看,那个小女孩跟两个老外玩得真开心。
nǐkàn ,nàge xiǎonǚhái gēn liǎng ge lǎowài wán de zhēn kāixīn 。
Look, that little girl is having a blast with those two foreigners.
哦,我估计她是老外收养的中国女儿。
ò ,wǒ gūjì tā shì lǎowài shōuyǎng de Zhōngguó nǚér 。
Oh, I bet she's their adopted Chinese daughter.
你怎么知道?
nǐ zěnme zhīdào ?
How do you know?
猜的呗!每年都有很多老外带着自己收养的中国孩子来寻根。
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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