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Job Shopping in Modern China
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ID: 1528 Upper Intermediate
The days of the "iron rice bowl" are long gone, a daughter reminds her mother in this lesson. Just as in many other parts of the world, modern Chinese young people aren't staying with any one employer for too long. Find out more about this viewpoint on the Chinese job market in this lesson.
Tue Oct 26 2010 | Jenny, John
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|辞职||cízhí||to quit a job, to resign|
|顿||dùn||[measure word for meals]|
|散伙饭||sànhuǒfàn||farewell dinner, break-up dinner|
|跳槽||tiàocáo||to switch jobs|
mā ，wǒ huílai le 。
Mom, I'm back.
zěnme gēn tóngshì chīfàn chī dào zhème wǎn ？
Why did you stay out so late eating with your coworkers?
yǒu yī ge tóngshì cízhí le ，wǒmen chī le dùn sànhuǒfàn 。
One of our coworkers quit so we had a farewell dinner.
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