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Reducing Carbon Emissions

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ID: 2914 Upper Intermediate
Winter is coming! And with the cold winds comes a nasty smog that envelops the city. Listen to two friends discuss what government and industry are doing to reduce carbon emissions, and are they doing enough? Photo by Ian Barbour
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
锻炼 duànliàn physical training
转眼 zhuǎn yǎn in the blink of an eye
入冬 dōng to go into winter
雾霾 wùmái smog
早啊,又来锻炼啊。
zǎo ā ,yòu lái duànliàn ā 。
Good morning, you've come to train again.
是啊,每天早上出来运动一下,锻炼锻炼身体。
shì a ,měitiān zǎoshang chūlái yùndòng yīxià ,duànliàn duànliàn shēntǐ 。
Yeah, I come every morning to do some exercise, to train up my body.
时间过得真快,转眼秋天就要过去了,冬天又要来了。气温越来越低,出来锻炼可要多穿点衣服了。
shíjiān guò de zhēn kuài ,zhuǎn yǎn qiūtiān jiùyào guòqù le ,dōngtiān yòu yào lái le 。qìwēn yuèláiyuè dī ,chūlái duànliàn kě yào duō chuān diǎnr yīfu le 。
Time really flies, autumn will be over in the blink of an eye, and winter will be here again. The temperature will get lower and lower, so you'll have to wear more clothes when you come out to train.
天气冷倒不担心,就怕一入冬,讨厌的雾霾天气又要来了。
tiānqì lěng dào bù dānxīn ,jiù pà yī rù dōng ,tǎoyàn de wùmái tiānqì yòu yào lái le 。
I am not that worried about cold weather, I'm just afraid that as soon as winter comes, the horrible smog will come again.
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