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ID: 1215 Elementary
You can't just drop in on people whenever you feel like it. They have their own lives, too! In this Mandarin Chinese podcast, you'll learn how to ask if and when people are free. Making appointments in Chinese is easy when you study with ChinesePod.
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wèi measure word for a person
qǐng please
jìn to enter
nǎ wèi ?
Who is it?
Fāng lǎoshī ,shì wǒ ,Lǐ Xiǎowén 。
Mr. Fang, it's me, Li Xiaowen.
qǐng jìn !
Please, come in!
nín xiànzài máng ma ?wǒ xiǎng wèn nín jǐ ge wèntí 。
Are you busy now? I'd like to ask you a few questions.
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