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Football (Soccer)

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ID: 0089 Elementary
As much as some of us (Yankee) staff would have loved to translate the “gridiron” into Chinese, we cater to the other 98% of the world that calls soccer “football” and turn it into a lesson on football in Mandarin Chinese. In this podcast, Ken (An Irish Beckham) and Jenny (A Chinese Posh) also will throw in discussing other sports and the term “boring” for those that aren’t fanatics.
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喜欢 xǐhuan to like
足球 zúqiú soccer
不太 bùtài not too much
为什么 wèishénme why
wǒ xǐhuan kàn zúqiú 。nǐ xǐhuan zúqiú ma ?
I like to watch soccer. Do you like soccer?
wǒ bùtài xǐhuan zúqiú 。
I don’t really like soccer.
nǐ wèishénme bù xǐhuan zúqiú ?
Why don’t you like soccer?
yīnwèi zúqiú hěn wúliáo 。
Because soccer is boring.
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