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Greater Bay Area 大湾区
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ID: 4108 Advanced
This lesson shares both insights and updates to one of China’s landmark initiatives - The China Greater Bay Area. Perhaps this name may not ring a bell. How about existing city clusters such as San Francisco Bay Area, Greater New York and Greater Tokyo Area? Are you starting to get an idea what is China's Greater Bay Area? Let’s learn more about this initiative and how it impacts China and the rest of the world. You'll find an excerpt from the article in the Practice section.
Thu Sep 06 2018 | Anna, Tamia
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|坚实||jiānshí||firm and substantial|
|关注||guānzhù||to pay attention to; to follow sth closely; concern|
|优势||yōushì||superiority; dominance; advantage|
|阔步||kuòbù||to stride forward|
yuègǎngàodàwānqū jiànshè jīchǔ jiānshí ，qiánlì jùdà ，wánquán yǒu bǎwò yǒu xìnxīn dǎzào chéng shìjièjí Dàwānqū Sìyuè jiǔrì Bóáo Yàzhōu lùntán èrlíngyībānián niánhuì shàng ，yuègǎngàodàwānqū zàicì chéngwéi Zhōngguó nǎizhì shìjiè de guānzhù diǎn 。
The foundation for the China Greater Bay Area is firm and it has strong potential to become a world class city cluster on the world stage. At the BOAO Forum for the Asia Annual Conference 2018 held on 9 April, the organisers noted that the China Greater Bay Area will become a key focus for the rest of the world.
wā ⋯⋯wǒ jīngcháng zài bùtóng de xīnwén dōu huì tīngdào yuègǎngàodàwānqū de xiāoxi 。yuègǎngàodàwānqū shì shénme ne ，wèishénme huì bèi dǎzào chéng shìjièjí dàwānqū
Wow! ...I’ve heard about this initiative on other news reports as well. What exactly is this area and why does it have the potential to become a world class Bay Area?
yuègǎngàodàwānqū shì gǎigékāifàng sìshí zhōunián zài kuòbù chūfā de yīgē shēngdòng zhùjiǎo 。yóu Xiānggǎng 、Àomén liǎnggè tèbié xíngzhèngqū hé Guǎngdōngshěng de Guǎngzhōu 、Shēnzhèn 、Zhūhǎi 、Fóshān 、Zhōngshān 、Dōngguǎn 、Zhàoqìng 、Jiāngmén 、Huìzhōu děng jiǔ shì zǔchéng de chéngshì qún ，shì guójiā jiànshè shìjièjí chéngshì qún hé cānyù quánqiú jìngzhēng de zhòngyào zàitǐ ，yǔ Měiguó Niǔyuē wānqū Jiùjīnshān wānqū hé Rìběn Dōngjīng wānqū bǐjiān de shìjiè sìdà wānqū zhīyī 。
The Greater Bay project is a landmark initiative by the Chinese government and is a stride forward for China’s urbanization strategy after 40 years of economic reforms and expansion. It comprises two Special Administrative Regions- Hongkong and Macau and nine other cities in the Guangdong province -Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Zhaoqing, Jiangmen and Huizhou. They are China’s ambition to create a world class city cluster to compete on the world stage - one that is on par to other city clusters such as Greater New York, San Francisco Bay Area and Greater Tokyo Area.
zhè jǐge chéngshì dōu shì gǎngkǒuchéngshì ？
These are coastal cities, aren’t they?
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