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CCTV New Year's Gala

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ID: 3023 Upper Intermediate
The CCTV New Year's Gala, also known as the Spring Festival Gala, and commonly abbreviated in Chinese as Chunwan, is a Chinese New Year special produced by China Central Television. Listen to a dialogue about a family prepare to watch this event and how it has become a tradition in the household during Chinese New Year.
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今年央视春晚看了吗?
jīnnián yāngshì chūn wǎn kàn le ma ?
Did you watch this year's CCTV Chinese New Year's Evening Gala Show?
怎么会不看?那也是我们全家年夜饭的一部分,再说了,我可是春晚的忠实粉丝。
zénme huì bù kàn ?nà yě shì wǒmen quánjiā niányèfàn de yībùfēn ,zàishuō le ,wǒ kě shì chūn wǎn de zhōngshí fěnsī 。
Why wouldn't I watch it? It's part of our family's New Year's Eve meal. What's more is that I am a faithful viewer of the show.
那么,全家老少一起坐在电视机旁,边嗑瓜子边看春晚?
nàme ,quánjiā lǎo shǎo yīqǐ zuò zài diànshìjī páng ,biān kē guāzǐ biān kàn chūn wǎn ?
So, it's the whole family sat in front of the TV, munching on roasted melon seeds watching the Gala?
哈哈,八点春晚开始的时候,我们都会一起观看。不过我们年轻人嘛,当然更喜欢看网络直播的啦。
hāhā ,bādiǎn chūn wǎn kāishǐ de shíhou ,wǒmen dōuhuì yīqǐ guānkàn 。bùguò wǒmen niánqīngrén ma ,dāngrán gèng xǐhuan kàn wǎngluò zhíbō de la 。
Haha, the show starts at eight and we all watch it together. We youngsters though, of course we prefer to watch the live stream online.
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