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Regional Accents Part I

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ID: 0859 Intermediate
So they say you've got a laowai accent? Who cares! So does everyone else. It would be nice to take comfort in this fact... if it weren't that it makes it so hard to understand. Be it northern, southern, northeastern, southeastern, southwestern... you get the idea... they're as partial to their accents as they are to their food. So don't resist--embrace the multi-varied sounds of Chinese and listen to this lesson to figure out what the heck everybody's saying.
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打算 dǎsuàn to plan
什么时候 shénme shíhou when
生小孩 shēng xiǎohái to give birth
lái to come
nǐ dǎsuàn shénme shíhou shēng xiǎohái ?
When do you plan to have a child?
lái le duōshao rén ?
How many people came?
wǒ hé gēge dōu xǐhuan huàhuà 。
My brother and I like to paint.
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