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ID: 0874 Intermediate
"This is my kind of town, Chicago is." The home of Oprah, the Cubs, and deep dish pizza (the dawgs are better though). The third largest city in the US guessed it....the third largest Chinatown. So hop on the "L" train to Cermak-Chinatown, listen to this Mandarin podcast, and go and practice your new lesson on Chi-town.
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芝加哥 Zhījiāgē Chicago
长见识 zhǎng jiànshi to gain in knowledge
芝加哥公牛队 Zhījiāgē Gōngniú duì Chicago Bulls
黑社会 hēishèhuì criminal underworld
nǐ zhīdào nǎ ge chéngshì fēng zuì dà ?
Do you know which city has the strongest winds?
zhè shì shénme wèntí yā ?
What kind of a question is that?
gàosu nǐ ,shì Zhījiāgē 。zhǎng jiànshi le ba ?
I'll tell you, it's Chicago. Pretty impressive, hey?
zhēn de jiǎ de ?wǒ zhǐ zhīdào Zhījiāgē Gōngniú duì ,hái zhēn bù zhīdào nàr5 fēng dà 。
Are you for real? I only know of the Chicago Bulls, not anything about it being windy.
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