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Heading out to Buy Some Rice

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ID: 2888 Intermediate
In this lesson, you'll hear a discussion about going out to buy some rice grains. Learn how to describe in detail a shop's location, and give arguments to why you prefer buying things from one shop rather than another. Perhaps it's because the shop assistant is particularly good looking...? Photo by m-louis .®
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
钥匙 yàoshi key
看见 kànjiàn to see
shàng last
电脑 diànnǎo computer
我要出去买米,可是我找不到钥匙。
wǒ yào chūqù mǎi mǐ ,kěshì wǒ zhǎobudào yàoshi 。
I want to go buy some rice, but I can't find the key.
中午的时候,我还看见它在你的电脑上。
zhōngwǔ de shíhou ,wǒ hái kànjiàn tā zài nǐ de diànnǎo shàng 。
At noon I saw it on your computer.
真的吗?我下午还用电脑看电影呢,怎么没看见?
zhēn de ma ?wǒ xiàwǔ hái yòng diànnǎo kàn diànyǐng ne ,zěnme méi kànjiàn ?
Really? I watched a film on my computer this afternoon, why wouldn't I have seen it?
我帮你找找。怎么这个时候突然要买米?
wǒ bāng nǐ zhǎozhao 。zěnme zhège shíhòu tūrán yào mǎi mǐ ?
I'll help you find it. Why do you suddenly want to buy rice now?
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