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ID: 2707 Elementary
Listen to two students discuss how playing online computer games is affecting their school grades.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
本来 běnlái originally
组队 zǔduì to form a team
打怪 dǎguài to kill monsters (term in online gaming)
英文 Yīngwén English
你昨天怎么没来?我本来要跟你组队打怪的。
nǐ zuótiān zěnme méilái ?wǒ běnlái yào gēn nǐ zǔduì dǎguài de 。
Why didn't you come yesterday? I originally wanted to play on a team with you.
我英文考得太差,我妈昨天生了好大的气,不让我出门。
wǒ Yīngwén kǎo de tài chà ,wǒ mā zuótiān shēng le hǎo dà de qì ,bú ràng wǒ chūmén 。
I didn't do well in my English exams, my mom got really angry yesterday and didn't let me go out.
我爸也都说我不用功,每天只知道上网玩游戏。
wǒ bà yě dōu shuō wǒ bú yònggōng ,měitiān zhǐ zhīdào shàngwǎng wán yóuxì 。
My dad says I'm lazy too and that every day I play games online.
我也想要用功啊,可是英文那么难,用功还是学不好。
wǒ yě xiǎngyào yònggōng ā ,kěshì Yīngwén nàme nán ,yònggōng háishì xuébuhǎo 。
I want to be a good student too, but English is too hard. However hard I study it, it just doesn't go in.
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