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Asian Rainy Season

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ID: 2938 Elementary
BRIDGE LESSON In this learn we discuss the rainy season in Asia, known as "plum rain season." During this time, the weather is often very warm and sticky. Learn some excellent ways to describe the weather, as well as some important grammar structures for booting your Mandarin to the next level. Photo by Guang Xu
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
已经 yǐjīng already
tíng to stop
一会儿 yīhuǐr a while
yòu again
已经下了一个星期的雨了。
yǐjīng xià le yī ge xīngqī de yǔ le 。
It's already been raining for a week.
早上雨停了一会儿,下午又下起来了。
zǎoshang yǔ tíng le yīhuǐr ,xiàwǔ yòu xià qǐlái le 。
The rain stopped in the morning for a while, then in the afternoon it started raining again.
雨会下到什么时候啊?
yǔ huì xià dào shénme shíhou ā ?
When will it stop raining?
不知道,会一直下吧,现在是梅雨季。
bù zhīdào ,huì yīzhí xià ba ,xiànzài shì méiyǔjì 。
I don't know, it will keep on going I guess, it's the monsoon season.
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