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Sydney, Australia

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ID: 0705 Intermediate
We all know the clichés... kangaroos koalas beaches sun g'day mate shiny happy people... and though we roll our eyes it's just 'cause we're jealous, let's face it. In this podcast, learn a little more about the great Australian city of Sydney, in Mandarin Chinese... (writer dropping discreet hints in hopes of gifts of Penfold's Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet being showered China-way).
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悉尼 Xīní Sydney
怀念 huáiniàn to cherish the memory of
袋鼠 dàishǔ kangaroo
考拉 kǎolā koala bear
nǐ qù guo Xīní a ?
Have you been to Sydney?
shì a ,wǒ yǐqián zài nàr5 shàng dàxué 。xiànzài zhēn huáiniàn nàli 。
Yeah, I used to go to university there. I really cherish the memories I have from there now.
āi ,nǐ kàndào guo dàishǔ 、kǎolā ma ?
Hey, did you see any kangaroos or koalas?
dāngrán kàndào guo 。kǎolā shì zài dòngwùyuán kàndào de 。dàishǔ zài wǒmen xuéxiào de shùlín lǐ jiù yǒu 。
Of course I saw them. I saw koalas in the zoo. There were kangaroos in the forest right outside our school.
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