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Small Talk at a Leaving Party

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ID: 2933 Intermediate
It's Zhu Ping's leaving party and he's off to receive training abroad. At the party, his ex-flatmate and future boss start making small talk. Listen to some high -se ways to ask about where you work, or great things to say when handing out a business card. Photo by Jason Bagley
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
初次 chūcì first time
富国强兵 fùguóqiángbīng make the country rich and the military strong
高就 gāojiù to work (honorific)
贸易 màoyì trade
没见过你,你是朱平的朋友吗?
méi jiàn guò nǐ ,nǐ shì Zhū Píng de péngyou ma ?
I haven't met you before, are you Zhu Ping's friend?
你好,初次见面,我是朱平以前的同屋,张莉莉。
nǐhǎo ,chūcì jiànmiàn ,wǒ shì Zhū Píng yǐqián de tóngwū ,Zhāng Lìlì 。
Hello, yeah it's the first time we've met. I'm Zhu Ping's former flatmate, Zhang Lili.
你好,我姓郑,郑富,富国强兵的富,张小姐在哪里高就?
nǐhǎo ,wǒ xìng Zhèng ,Zhèng Fù ,fùguóqiángbīng de fù ,Zhāng Xiǎojie zài nǎli gāojiù ?
Hello, my surname is Zheng and my whole name is Zheng Fu. The "Fu" meaning "rich" in the legalist expression "make the country rich and the military strong". Where do you work, Ms Zheng?
连硕贸易公司,业务部门,郑先生呢?
liánshuò màoyì gōngsī ,yèwù bùmén ,Zhèng xiānsheng ne ?
I work in the sales department of Lianshuo Trade Company, what about you, Mr Zheng?
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