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ID: 1609 Intermediate
Teaching is hard work, so every now and then you might need to come up with an excuse to take a week off, like "surgery" or something. But being the responsible teacher that you are, you're going to need to find someone to take those pesky classes off your hands. Learn how to use Mandarin Chinese to find that substitute teacher in this lesson.
Wed Feb 16 2011 | Dilu, John
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|代课||dàikè||to substitute a class|
|节||jié||[measure word for a class]|
|做手术||zuò shǒushù||to have surgery|
Hú lǎoshī ！
Yú lǎoshī ！yǒushì ma ？
Ms. Yu! What's up?
nín néng bāng wǒ dài jǐ jié kè ma ？wǒ yào zuò ge xiǎo shǒushù ，yào xiūxi yī ge lǐbài 。
Could you substitute a few classes for me? I'm having a minor surgery and I have to rest for a week.
ò 。shì shénme shíhou de kè ？
Oh. When are the classes?
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