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Hiring Discrimination

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ID: 2243 Upper Intermediate
Getting a job is tough in China not just because of all the competition. There's discrimination - sexual discrimination, age discrimination, regional discrimination... well, you get the idea. In this lesson, two friends air their grievances.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
人选 rénxuǎn candidate
第三轮 dì sānlún third round
考官 kǎoguān interviewer
同等条件 tóngděngtiáojiàn same level of qualitfications
小敏,你面试的那家公司有消息了吗?
Xiǎomǐn ,nǐ miànshì de nà jiā gōngsī yǒu xiāoxi le ma ?
Xiao Min, did you hear back from that company you interviewed with?
没。我跟一起面试的一个女生交流过,说是人选已经定了,只要了2个男生。
méi 。wǒ gēn yīqǐ miànshì de yī gè nǚshēng jiāoliú guò ,shuō shì rénxuǎn yǐjīng dìng le ,zhǐ yào le liǎng gè nánshēng 。
No. I talked with the girl that I interviewed with. She said that a candidate has already been picked. They only wanted two men.
不会吧。你已经杀进第三轮面试了,而且考官不是对你印象蛮好的吗?
bùhuì ba 。nǐ yǐjīng shā jìn dì sānlún miànshì le ,érqiě kǎoguān bùshì duì nǐ yìnxiàng mán hǎo de ma ?
No way. You've already made your way to the third round of interviews, and didn't the interviewer give you a good impression?
哎,其实我们心里都清楚,同等条件下公司都是优先考虑男生的。
āi ,qíshí wǒmen xīnli dōu qīngchǔ ,tóngděngtiáojiàn xià gōngsī dōu shì yōuxiān kǎolǜ nánshēng de 。
Yeah, the truth is that we all knew it deep down. With the same qualifications, the company would always consider a man first.
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