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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 has....you 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.
Tue May 06 2008 | Jenny , John
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|长见识||zhǎng jiànshi||to gain in knowledge|
|芝加哥公牛队||Zhījiāgē Gōngniú duì||Chicago Bulls|
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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