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Beijing's Ring Roads

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ID: 2548 Elementary
One of Beijing's special features is it's multiple ring roads. If you need to navigate in Beijing, you will benefit from knowing how to express your location in relation to the numbered rings. Listen in to learn lots of essential vocabulary!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
huán ring
首都 shǒudū capital
首堵 shǒudǔ the most congested
内环 nèihuán inner ring
你好,去王府井。
nǐhǎo ,qù wángfǔjǐng 。
Hello. I am going to Wangfujing.
这里是四环外,王府井在二环内呢。
zhèlǐ shì sì huán wài ,wángfǔjǐng zài èr huán nèi ne 。
It is outside the fourth ring here and Wangfujing is inside the second ring.
离得很远吗?
lí de hěn yuǎn ma ?
Is it far from here?
要一个多小时,而且二环和三环总是堵车。
yào yī gè duō xiǎoshí ,érqiě èr huán hé sān huán zǒngshì dǔchē 。
It would take more than one hour. And also there is always a traffic jam in ring two and three.
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