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ID: 2631 Elementary
These days, if you're not spending every waking moment enriching your life with skills then you could be seen as lazy. Listen in as two parents brag about all the extra classes their children take.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
bǎo (resultative complement) one's fill/ to be full
èi noise indicating a positive response to a question
yào to want; to intend to
dài to bring/take
吃饱啦?
chī bǎo la ?
Have you eaten?
欸,吃饱了,你要带小宝去散步啊?
ǎi ,chī bǎo le ,nǐ yào dài Xiǎo Bǎo qù sànbù ā ?
Yeah, I ate, do you intend to take Xiaobao out for a walk?
没,要带他去上才艺课。
méi ,yào dài tā qù shàng cáiyìkè 。
No, I'm taking him to his extracurricular class
哦!学什么呀?
ò !xué shénme ya ?
Oh! What does he study?
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