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Teaching English to the Neighbors
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ID: 1842 Intermediate
Foreigners are generally treated in a very friendly manner by the Chinese, but those friendly gestures are sometimes followed by a request: teach me English! In this lesson, we join one such soul in several encounters as he explains why he really isn't the best one to be teaching anyone English.
Mon Jan 09 2012 | Dilu, John
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ài ，nǐhǎo ，nǐ shì gāng bān lái de ba ？
Oh, hello. Did you just move in?
wǒ jiù zhù zài nǐ lóushàng 。ài ，nǐ néng bu néng jiāo wǒ nǚ\'ér xué yīngyǔ ？
I live upstairs. Hey, could you teach my daughter English?
nà ge ，wǒ gōngzuò hěn máng ，kěnéng méi shíjiān 。
Um, I'm very busy with work. I don't really have time.
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