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IN THIS LESSON
ID: 0951 Upper Intermediate
It's a bird... it's a plane... no. It's the biggest thing to hit China since ping pong. Meet another sport beloved by the Chinese. In this podcast, listen in to a badminton game as it was meant to be played... in Mandarin. Next time you hit the court, you'll be able to smash that birdie with the best of 'em.
Fri Jul 25 2008 | Jenny, John
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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.
hē hē ，yǔmáoqiú wǒ kě dǎ bù hǎo ，nǐ lái fāqiú ba 。
Ha ha, I am not too good at badminton. You serve.
hǎo ，gěi wǒ qiú ...... kàn qiú ！
OK, give me the birdie... keep your eye on it!
ō ！piàoliang de kòuqiú ！wǒ hěn cài ，fàngguò wǒ ba 。
Whoa! Nice smash! I'm a newbie, so how about going easy on me?
xíng a ，lái le ！......
All right. Here it comes!
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