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ID: 1201 Elementary
For the past month you've been studying for your Chinese test. Now you just want to relax in the warm glow of Mother Television. But what's this? Your real mother has other plans! Go study some more Mandarin! You have a test coming up soon! Learn how to tell your kids to study harder in Chinese.
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gàn to do
看电视 kàn diànshì to watch TV
学习 xuéxí to study
yào will, to want to
Xiǎo Yīng ,nǐ zài gàn shénme ?
What are you up to, Xiao Ying?
wǒ zài kàn diànshì 。
I'm watching TV.
bié kàn le ,kuài qù xuéxí !
Don't watch any more of that! Hurry up and go study.
wǒ zhǐ kàn yīxià 。
I'm only watching it for a bit.
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