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China's 1st and 2nd Tier Cities

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ID: 4151 Pre Intermediate
Many of you have heard of China’s 1st and 2nd tier cities by now. Take this lesson to find out how the expansion of China’s high speed rail over the years has improved the connectivity of these cities, cutting down transportation time for commuters.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
呼和浩特 Hūhéhàotè Hohhot prefecture-level city, capital of Inner Mongolia autonomous region
出差 chūchāi to go on an official or business trip
广州 Guǎngzhōu Guangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Guangdong
深圳 Shēnzhèn Shenzhen subprovincial city in Guangdong, special economic zone close to Hong Kong
Yvonne,好久不见!你好吗?
Yvonne ,hǎojiǔbujiàn !nǐhǎo ma ?
Yvonne, it’s been a long time! How are you?
我很好,你要去哪儿?
wǒ hěn hǎo ,nǐ yào qù nǎr5 ?
I’m good, where are you going?
我要去呼和浩特出差!
wǒ yào qù Hūhéhàotè chūchāi !
I’m on a business trip to Hohhot!
听起来很棒!中国发展好快,我以前只听过北京、上海、广州跟深圳这些一线城市。
tīng qilai hěn bàng !Zhōngguó fāzhǎn hǎo kuài ,wǒ yǐqián zhǐ tīng guò Běijīng 、Shànghǎi 、Guǎngzhōu gēn Shēnzhèn zhèxiē yīxiànchéngshì 。
Sounds fantastic! China has developed very quickly. I used to only hear of the 1st tier cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
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