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Chatting on the Train

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ID: 2359 Elementary
Taking a long train ride provides ample opportunities to strike up a conversation with a stranger. In this lesson, someone ends up doing just that!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
外国人 wàiguórén foreigner
gēn with
外国 wàiguó foreign
叔叔 shūshu uncle
妈妈,有一个外国人。
māma ,yǒu yī gè wàiguórén 。
Mom, there's a foreigner.
嗯,跟外国叔叔说你好。
ng4 ,gēn wàiguó shūshu shuō nǐhǎo 。
Yeah, say hello to the foreign uncle.
你好,叔叔。
nǐhǎo ,shūshu 。
Hello, uncle.
你好,小朋友。你去哪里?
nǐhǎo ,xiǎopéngyou 。nǐ qù nǎli ?
Hello, kid. Where are going?
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