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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
Tue Jun 28 2016 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|转眼||zhuǎn yǎn||in the blink of an eye|
|入冬||dōng||to go into winter|
zǎo ā ，yòu lái duànliàn ā 。
Good morning, you've come to train again.
shì a ，měitiān zǎoshang chūlái yùndòng yīxià ，duànliàn duànliàn shēntǐ 。
Yeah, I come every morning to do some exercise, to train up my body.
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.
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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