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Renovating a House

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ID: 2921 Upper Intermediate
This lesson is all about renovating a house, not for your own comfort, but for the benefit of your parents by making it more spacious and convenient. Learn some useful words and phrases regarding home improvements, as well as some more specific vocabulary relating to drawing up contracts with the architects and contractors. Photo by Joost Markerink
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
重大 zhòngdà serious
宣布 xuānbù to announce
发神经 fāshénjīng to be oversensitive
重新 chóngxīn again
我有一个重大的消息要宣布。
wǒ yǒu yī gè zhòngdà de xiāoxi yào xuānbù 。
I have important news to announce.
快点说,你要结婚啦?
kuài diǎn shuō ,nǐ yào jiéhūn la ?
Hurry up then, are you getting married?
你发什么神经,我连个男朋友都没有,跟谁结婚啊?是我决定重新装修家里。
nǐ fāshénmeshénjīng ,wǒ lián gè nán péngyou dōu méiyǒu ,gēn shéi jiéhūn ā ?shì wǒ juédìng chóngxīn zhuāngxiū jiālǐ 。
What's wrong with you, I don't even have a boyfriend, who would I even get married to? The news is that I've decided to renovate my house.
怎么突然想装潢房子,不是住得好好的吗?
zěnme tūrán xiǎng zhuānghuáng fángzi ,bùshì zhù de hǎohāo de ma ?
Why are you suddenly redecorating your house, isn't it a really nice place?
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