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ID: 0169 Intermediate
Combine Alicia Silverstone with Wang Faye and you will start to understand the crux of this podcast…oh yeah, and throw in a 6’4” laowai--now you understand. In this Mandarin Chinese lesson, John and Jenny dissect their Chinese sisters’ girl talk.
Fri Jun 30 2006 | Jenny, Aggie, John
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Lìli ，nǐ hǎo tǎoyàn é ，wǒ dōu děng le nǐ yī ge xiǎoshí ，nǐ zěnme hái méi xiàbān ？
Lily, I can’t stand you! I’ve been waiting for you for an hour. Why are you still at work?
bùhǎoyìsi ，wǒ jīntiān yào jiābān 。 nǐzìjǐ xiān chīfàn hǎo ma ？
I’m sorry, I have to work overtime tonight. You go ahead and eat, ok?
bùyào ma ，rénjiā yào děng nǐ la 。nǐ shénme shíhòu xiàbān ne ？
No. I want to wait for you. When will you finish?
wǒ hái bù qīngchǔ ，dàgài hái yào liǎng ge xiǎoshí 。
I am not sure now. Maybe in 2 more hours.
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