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Sichuan Women

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ID: 3063 Upper Intermediate
In today's lesson, a Taiwanese man finds out his classmate is from Sichuan Province, and then starts chatting her up with lots of idiotic and stereotypical questions about Sichuan and its people. Don't be that person.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
傻憨 shǎhān foolish
亮相 liàngxiàng to appear
闲不住 xián bùzhù to be busy; refuse to be idle
实不相瞒 shíbùxiāngmán truth be told
欸,跟你一起上了几个礼拜的课,都不知道你是哪里人。
èi ,gēn nǐ yīqǐ shàng le jǐ ge lǐbài de kè ,dōu bù zhīdào nǐ shì nǎlǐ rén 。
Ah, I've been taking classes with you for several weeks now and I don't even know where you're from.
我是四川人,就是川菜的四川。
wǒ shì Sìchuān rén ,jiùshì Chuāncài de Sìchuān 。
I'm from Sichuan, where all the good Sichuanese food comes from.
是吗?我早就想到四川旅游了!你们那儿一定有很多傻憨的熊猫吧?前阵子二十几只熊猫亮相的影片你看过了吗?
shìma ?wǒ zǎo jiù xiǎngdào Sìchuān lǚyóu le !nǐmen nàr yīdìng yǒu hěn duō shǎhān de xióngmāo ba ?qiánzhènzi èrshí jǐ zhī xióngmāo liàngxiàng de yǐngpiàn nǐ kàn guò le ma ?
Really? I've wanted to go traveling to Sichuan for ages! You must have so many dumb pandas where you live, yeah? Did you see that film that recently came out of over 20 pandas?
这群熊孩子就是闲不住,实不相瞒,我家那儿家家户户都养着熊猫,那只摔进世界最佳照片的熊猫宝宝和我家的一样,天然傻白甜。
zhè qún xióngháizi jiùshì xián bùzhù ,shíbùxiāngmán ,wǒjiā nàr jiājiāhùhù dōu yǎng zhe xióngmāo ,nà zhī shuāi jìn shìjiè zuìjiā zhàopiàn de xióngmāo bǎobao hé wǒjiā de yīyàng ,tiānrán shǎ bái tián 。
These little brats are really quite busy, to be honest, every household around where I'm from has a panda as a pet. That panda cub that "fell" into the world's best photograph is the same as the ones at my house, naturally naive and sweet.
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