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ID: 2562 Upper Intermediate
A gap year or a sabbatical year is a practice that has been around for about half a century. Is it encouraged in your country? And is the Gap Year a purely Western concept or have Chinese students also embraced the idea? Listen in as a few students discuss the idea.
Tue Oct 28 2014 | David, Jenny
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|散伙饭||sànhuǒfàn||farewell dinner party|
|尽兴||jìnxìng||to enjoy oneself to the fullest|
|考研||kǎoyán||to take an entrance exam for graduate school|
|面临||miànlín||to be faced with|
gāngcái de sànhuǒfàn chī de kě zhēn jìnxìng ！
I really ate to my heart's content just now at the farewell dinner party.
shì a ，nǐ hē le hǎo duō ā 。
Yeah and you drank a lot.
wǒmen qǐnshì chúle liǎng gè kǎoyán de ，shèngxià wǒmen jǐ ge jiù de miànlín zhǎo gōngzuò la 。
In our dormitory, besides the two who are taking the entrance exam for graduate school, there is a few of us left who are faced with finding work.
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