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Express Train or High-speed Train?
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ID: 1254 Elementary
In recent years, a high-speed train lines have popped up between many important Chinese cities. Today's Chinese podcast will explain how to order a ticket on these deluxe, speedy train lines in Mandarin. Getting around the Middle Kingdom has never been so grand.
Wed Sep 23 2009 | Jenny, Ken
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|张||zhāng||measure word for paper, tickets, etc.|
|南京||Nánjīng||Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province|
|动车||dòngchē||high speed train, an extremely fast train line|
nǐhǎo ，wǒ yào yī zhāng qù Nánjīng de huǒchēpiào 。
Hello, I'd like a (train) ticket to Nanjing.
dòngchē háishi tèkuài ？
High-speed or express train?
nǎge bǐjiào kuài ？
Which one is faster?
dòngchē bǐjiào kuài 。
The high-speed train is faster.
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