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Switching Seats on a Plane
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ID: 1597 Elementary
Have you ever had that problem where you buy seats "together" (consecutive seat numbers), but it turns out they're actually not "together" (split across different rows rather than adjacent)? So have we! And we've decided to do something about this problem: create a Mandarin Chinese lesson about it.
Mon Jan 31 2011 | Dilu, John
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|能||néng||to be able to|
xiānsheng ，wǒ néng gēn nín huàn ge wèizi ma ？
Sir, could I change seats with you?
wǒ xiǎng zuò zài wǒ lǎopó pángbiān 。
I'd like to sit next to my wife.
nà nǐ de wèizi zài nǎli ？
Where is your seat then?
zài qiánmiàn 。
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