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ID: 2490 Intermediate
Getting your marks back from your exams is an exciting and even nerve-racking time. In China, it is very much so when students get their marks for their college entrance exam, as it will determine their future education and career path. Listen in as two friends discuss their marks and their future.
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高考 gāokǎo college entrance exam
分数 fēnshù score, mark
文科 wénkē the arts
分数线 fēnshù xiàn minimum passing score
真真,你查了高考分数吗?
zhēnzhēn ,nǐ chá le gāokǎo fēnshù ma ?
Zhen Zhen, did you look up your mark for the college entrance exam?
查了,452,你呢?
chá le ,sìbǎiwǔshíèr ,nǐne ?
Yes. It's 452. And you?
哇,那么高,我只有417。
wā ,nàme gāo ,wǒ zhǐ yǒu sìbǎiyīshíqī 。
Wow, it's so high. I only got 417.
那我们差不多呀,文科分数线一般比理科高。
nà wǒmen chàbuduō ya ,wénkē fēnshù xiàn yībān bǐ lǐkē gāo 。
Then we are about the same. The minimum passing score for the arts is generally higher than for the sciences.
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