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Party Dues

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ID: 2306 Intermediate
The Communist Party is everywhere in China, although its presence isn't always immediately obvious. One good example is the number of people in China who officially belong to the Communist Party. There are a lot more than you'd think, and just about anybody could be a Party member. But how does one join? Find out in this lesson!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
jiāo to pay
原来 yuánlái originally, all along
dǎng party
的时候 de shíhou when
今天我不跟你们一起去吃饭了。
jīntiān wǒ bù gēn nǐmen yīqǐ qù chīfàn le 。
I won't be eating with you all today.
为什么?你有事?
wèishénme ?nǐ yǒu shì ?
Why? Do you have something to do?
嗯,我要去交党费。
ng4 ,wǒ yào qù jiāo dǎngfèi 。
Yeah, I need to go pay my Party dues.
啊,原来你是党员啊?什么时候入党的?
ǎ ,yuánlái nǐ shì dǎngyuán a ?shénme shíhou rù dǎng de ?
Huh? You're a Party member? When did you join the Party?
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