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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 .®
Wed May 11 2016 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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wǒ yào chūqù mǎi mǐ ，kěshì wǒ zhǎobudào yàoshi 。
I want to go buy some rice, but I can't find the key.
zhōngwǔ de shíhou ，wǒ hái kànjiàn tā zài nǐ de diànnǎo shàng 。
At noon I saw it on your computer.
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?
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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