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Internet is Down
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ID: 0940 Intermediate
You like your little Roadrunner and T-1 ethernet connections that load pages in 1/100th of a nanosecond? Nice huh? Remember back in the Clinton administration when you could make a cup of coffee in the time it took a page to load? Well, welcome to our world. The Chinese internet ain't exactly up to speed, but your ability to vent your frustrations in Mandarin will be, after this podcast.
Sat Jul 12 2008 | Jenny , John
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Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
|做完||zuò wán||to finish doing|
|上||shàng||to get on|
|上不了||shàngbuliǎo||to be unable to get on|
jīntiān shìqing tài duō le 。wǒ zhēn xiǎng zǎo diǎnr zuò wán huíjiā 。
I have so much to do today. I really want to finish up early and head home.
à ，shàngbuliǎo wǎng 。
The internet is down.
yǒu le ，yǒu le 。
It's back, it's back.
yòu méiyǒu le 。
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