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Gap Year

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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.
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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.
hāhā ……
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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