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ID: 1658 Elementary
Networking done the traditional way involves stacks of business cards. Nowadays, though, a cell phone is all you need to make that connection. Just be aware that even if you have no intention of making a real connection, your new "friend" might ask you to text her immediately to seal the deal. Learn the necessary Chinese for texting in this lesson.
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wéi 'hello' (when answering the phone)
小陈 Xiǎo Chén Xiao Chen (name)
小王 Xiǎo Wáng Xiao Wang (name)
现在 xiànzài now
wéi ,Xiǎo Chén ,xiànzài máng ma ?
Hello, Xiao Chen. Are you busy right now?
bùtài máng 。zěnmele ?
I'm not too busy. What's up?
nǐ yǒu Xiǎo Wáng de shǒujī hàomǎ ma ?
Do you have Xiao Wang's phone number?
Xiǎo Wáng de ,wǒ yǒu 。
Xiao Wang's? Yeah.
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