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ID: 0883 Upper Intermediate
You don't pad your resume, of course, but then if you were to pad said resume, perhaps the best padding would be a first-class Chinese university that no one could call to check up on. Then again, buying one online from the University of Belarus is a viable option as well. You choose. Either way, get a little more educated with this lesson on a couple of the top schools in China, in Mandarin.
Fri May 16 2008 | Jenny , John
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nǐ dǎsuàn kǎo shénme xuéxiào ？
What is your plan for university?
Běidà huòzhě Fùdàn ba 。hái méi juédìng 。wǒ mā xīwàng wǒ qù Shànghǎi ，wǒ bà xiǎng ràng wǒ shàng Běidà 。
Either Beijing University or Fudan University. I haven't decided yet. My mom hopes I go to Shanghai, and my dad wants me to attend Beijing University.
míngqì hái shì Běidà xiǎng yīxiē 。bùshì shuō Běidà shì Zhōngguó de Hāfó ，Fùdàn shì Zhōngguó de Yēlǔ ma ？
Beijing University has a better reputation. Don't they say that Beijing University is the Harvard of China, while Fudan is the Yale?
Běidà duō shénshèng a ，lìshǐ yōujiǔ ，dōu shì gāoshǒu ，wǒ chóngbài sǐ tāmen le 。
Beijing University is so revered, and has such a long history. Everyone there is so top notch--I'm in awe of them.
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