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Buying Train Tickets
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ID: 0103 Newbie
You were *this* close to taking the Trans-Siberian Line from Beijing to Moscow (8 time zones!), *this* close from starting at Tiananmen Square and ending in Red Square…and what stopped you? You didn’t know how to ask for a ticket! Let’s remedy that today, shall we? All aboard, next stop: Chuga-chuga, chuga-chuga, Chinesepod! (Make a fist, put your arm at a 45 degree angle and pull down). In this podcast you will learn how to enquire about train tickets in Mandarin Chinese.
Mon Feb 27 2006 | Jenny, Ken
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nǎli kěyǐ mǎi qù Běijīng de huǒchēpiào ？
Where can I buy a train ticket to Beijing?
nǐ bìxū qù huǒchēzhàn 。
You must go to the train station.
piào nán mǎi ma ？
Is it difficult to buy one?
hěn nánshuō 。
It’s hard to say.
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