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ID: 1244 Upper Intermediate
Chinese...the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship, ChinesePod. Our never-ending mission: to provide you with the Mandarin you need to communicate with humans all around the galaxy. Tune in to this podcast and make a voyage of linguistic discovery.
Wed Sep 09 2009 | Jenny, John
Our lessons contain natural communication in Chinese in video and audio format. We have have lessons focused on video or a podcast format and our lessons have transcripts of Lesson Dialogues, Important Vocabulary, Expanded Materials for a deep dive into the lesson topic and Exercises focused on testing your retention.
Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
|前线||qiánxiàn||front line; frontier|
tàikōng ，zuìhòu de qiánxiàn ，zhè shì Jìnqǔhào de yī cì hángxíng 。tā zài wǔ nián nèi de rènwu shì tànsuǒ mòshēng de shìjiè ，xúnzhǎo xīn de shēngmìng hé xīn de wénmíng ，qiánwǎng rénmen cóngwèi tànsuǒ guo de dìfang 。
Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to seek out new worlds, new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before.
nǐ yòu zài nàr zuò 《Xīngjìmíháng 》de báirìmèng la 。
There you are, day-dreaming about Star Trek again!
lǎopó ，nǐ jiù gēn wǒ yīkuàir5 qù cānjiā Xīngmí jùhuì ba ！
Dear, how about coming to the Star Trek convention with me?
wǒ gēn nǐ shuō guo duōshǎo biàn le ，zhèzhǒng bù qiè shíjì de dōngxi ，wǒ méi xìngqù 。nǐ zìjǐ qù hǎo le ，gànmá fēi yào lā zhe wǒ ？
How many times have I told you-- I'm not interested in this kind of unrealistic stuff. Go by yourself. Why do you have to drag me along?
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