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ID: 1416 Intermediate
You know the situation: you're rocking out to Guitar Hero in your PJ's and you're about to hit that whammy bar when - suddenly - the lights go out. Apparently Kiss's "Rock and Roll All Night" was just too much for your little circuit breaker to take! Time to go change a fuse (or call someone who knows how to, maybe)...
Wed May 12 2010 | Jenny, John
Our lessons contain natural communication in Chinese in video and audio format. We have have lessons focused on video or a podcast format and our lessons have transcripts of Lesson Dialogues, Important Vocabulary, Expanded Materials for a deep dive into the lesson topic and Exercises focused on testing your retention.
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.
|停电||tíngdiàn||to lose power|
|糟糕||zāogāo||oh no, terrible|
ā ，tíngdiàn le ！
Ah, the power went out!
zāogāo ，wǒ xiě de bókè hái méi bǎocún 。
That stinks. I didn't save the blog I was writing.
qíguài ，biérén jiā lǐ yǒu diàn 。
Strange, other people have power in their homes.
kěnéng shì wǒmen jiā bǎoxiǎnsī duàn le 。
Maybe our fuse blew.
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