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The Monkey King
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IN THIS LESSON
ID: 0151 Upper Intermediate
In Wu Cheng’en’s novel “Journey to the West”, a hero was born…in the form of a monkey. In this podcast, Jenny and Aggie offer up Mandarin Chinese insight on the character gracing television sets, subway adverts and washing liquids…not to mention our Jenny triples her already massive fan base by singing “Only You”…gosh, we’re good.
Wed May 31 2006 | Jenny, John
Our lessons contain natural communication in Chinese in video and audio format. We have have lessons focused on video or a podcast format and our lessons have transcripts of Lesson Dialogues, Important Vocabulary, Expanded Materials for a deep dive into the lesson topic and Exercises focused on testing your retention.
Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
|取经||qǔjīng||to fetch the scripture|
|忠心耿耿||zhōngxīngěnggěng||loyal and devoted|
|讲义气||jiǎng yìqi||to have personal loyalty|
wǒmen zhōumò qù dǎ yǔmáoqiú ba 。
Let’s go and play badminton this weekend.
bùxíng ，wǒ yǒu hěn zhòngyào de shì 。
Can't. I have something very important planned.
yǒu yuēhuì ？
You have a date?
wǒ yào kàn 《Xīyóujì 》。
I am going to watch ''Journey to the West".
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