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ID: 2385 Elementary
Oh no, a light bulb has gone out in the house! It's a problem sure to get the whole family involved. How will they resolve it? Find out in this lesson!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
台灯 táidēng desk lamp
liàng shining
灯泡 dēngpào light bulb
huài broken
老爸,我台灯不亮了。
lǎobà ,wǒ táidēng bù liàng le 。
Dad, there's no light coming from my desk lamp.
灯泡坏了吧。我看看。买个新的吧。
dēngpào huài le ba 。wǒ kànkan 。mǎi gè xīnde ba 。
The light bulb is probably broken. I'll take a look. We should buy a new one.
我去吧。下午我要去超市。
wǒ qù ba 。xiàwǔ wǒ yào qù chāoshì 。
I'll go. I'm going to the supermarket this afternoon.
好。要12瓦的节能灯泡。
hǎo 。yào shíèr wǎ de jiénéng dēngpào 。
Okay. We need a 12-watt energy-saving light bulb.
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