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Cats Are Cool
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ID: 1518 Elementary
We at ChinesePod are vaguely aware that some people like cats better than dogs. While we don't apologize for our various dog-themed lessons, we're happy to throw you cat lovers a (fish)bone. Listen to this lesson to learn how to deal with the irrational cat-haters of this world in Mandarin Chinese.
Tue Oct 12 2010 | John, Jenny
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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.
|叫||jiào||to cry out|
zhè shì nǐ de māo ma ？
Is this your cat?
duì 。tā jiào Máomao 。
Yeah. His name is Maomao.
nǐ zěnme bù yǎng gǒu ？
Why don't you raise a dog?
yǎng gǒu tài máfan le 。
Raising dogs is too much trouble.
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