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The Traffic Jam

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ID: 0057 Elementary
We know you listen while you’re on the subway, but we’ll put our China commute up against yours any day. In this podcast, we’ll take advantage of your gridlock to teach you “gridlock”. You’ll also learn to talk about how you get to work every day, in Mandarin Chinese.
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怎么样 zěnmeyàng how about
每天 měitiān everyday
zuò to ride
地铁 dìtiě subway
Shànghǎi de jiāotōng zěnmeyàng ?
What’s Shanghai’s traffic like?
háikěyǐ 。wǒ měitiān zuò dìtiě qù shàngbān 。
It’s OK. I take the subway to work everyday.
nǐ jīngcháng zuò chūzūchē ma ?
Do you often take a taxi?
hěn shǎo 。suīrán zuò chūzūchē hěn fāngbiàn ,dànshì hěn guì 。
Very seldom. Although taking a taxi is convenient, it’s expensive.
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