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Oil in the Middle East

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ID: 2236 Intermediate
Nowadays the Middle East is most known for two things: oil and conflict. In this lesson, two friends talk about the Middle East its relationship to its most famous export.
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汽油 qìyóu gasoline
涨价 zhǎngjià to increase in price
中东 Zhōngdōng Middle East
地区 dìqū area
shénme ?qìyóu yòu zhǎngjià le !
What? The price of gasoline has risen again!
kěndìng shì Zhōngdōng dìqū yòu dǎzhàng le 。
It's got to be because there's fighting in the Middle East again.
Yǐsèliè hé Bājīsītǎn zhè liǎng gè guójiā zěnme yītiāndàowǎn dǎzhàng a ?
Israel and Pakistan. Why do these two countries keep fighting all the time?
āiyōu ,nǐ yǒumeiyǒu xué guo dìlǐ a ?shì Bālèsītǎn ,bùshì Bājīsītǎn 。
Jeez, did you study geography? It's Palestine, not Pakistan.
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