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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.
Mon Jul 22 2013 | John, Dilu
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|to increase in price
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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