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Subway Transfer

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ID: 3095 Elementary
Your bike is broken so you need to take public transport to school instead. Learn how to ask how long it takes to ride the subway from your home to school, as well as comparing it to riding the bus. Making Comparisons in Mandarin - QW0425 Making Comparisons - 2095
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
多久 duō jiǔ how long
听说 tīngshuō to have heard
shì to try
公车 gōngchē bus
我的自行车坏了,如果我坐地铁到学校要多久?
wǒ de zìxíngchē huài le ,rúguǒ wǒ zuò dìtiě dào xuéxiào yào duō jiǔ ?
My bicycle is broken, how long would it take if I took the subway to school?
一个半小时。
yī gè bàn xiǎoshí 。
An hour and a half.
这么久?我听说地铁很快,不是吗?
zhème jiǔ ?wǒ tīngshuō dìtiě hěnkuài ,bùshìma ?
So long? I heard that the subway was really fast, no?
因为你得转车,你可以试试坐公车。
yīnwèi nǐ děi zhuǎnchē ,nǐ kěyǐ shìshi zuò gōngchē 。
Because you have to change lines, you can try getting a bus.
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