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ID: 4625 Upper Intermediate
In this lesson, we are going to talk about the difference between foreigners in Shanghai and Beijing!
Sat Apr 16 2022 |
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|娶||qǔ||to take a wife|
qǔ le Zhōngguó lǎopó ，jiù lián nǐhǎo dōu bùyòng xué la ，gèng bùyòng tí shénme Tángshī sòngcí 。tāmen dǐngduō xué yīxiē hǎoxiào de màrén huà 。
If you marry a Chinese wife, you don't even need to learn Nihao, let alone any Chinese poems. They would just learn some funny curse words.
wǒ kàndào Shànghǎi de lǎowài jīběnshang dōu huì zhù zài zìjǐ de lǎowài pàomò lǐ 。
The foreigners in Shanghai basically live in their own foreigner bubble.
dǎojiānghú ，lǎo Běijīng huì shuō pàomógu huòzhě kǎndàshān 。
[dǎo jiāng hú], in Beijing dialect we would say [pào mó gū] or [kǎn dà shān].
nà wǒ juéde Běijīng de lǎowài gēn Shànghǎi de lǎowài zhījiān de lìng yīzhǒng chābié shì tāmen zài shèjiāo Wǎngluò shàng fābù de nèiróng 。
Another difference between foreigners in Beijing and Shanghai is the content they post on social media network.
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