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The Trouble with Marrying a Foreigner
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ID: 2199 Intermediate
Marrying someone from abroad can be a difficult. There are questions of culture and language that have to be overcome. Of course, some issues aren't as big as others. In this dialogue, a young woman talks with her mother about marrying a foreign man.
Thu May 30 2013 | John, Jenny
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|母语||mǔyǔ||mother tongue, native language|
Línlin ，wǒ zhīdào nǐ xiànzài hěn xǐhuan Màikè ，kěshì jiàgěi tā yǐhòu ，nǐmen de jiāoliú huì yǒu wèntí ma ？
Linlin, I know you really like Mike now, but after you get married, would you have communication problems?
bùhuì de ，mā 。wǒ Yīngyǔ hěn hǎo ，tā yě zài xué Zhōngwén 。
No, Mom. My English is good. He's also studying Chinese.
bìjìng bù shì mǔyǔ ，néng hěn hǎo de gōutōng ma ？
But it's still not your mother tongue. Will you be able to communicate well?
mā ，gǎnqíng de shì hěn duō shíhou shì bù xūyào yǔyán de 。
Mom, most of the time emotional matters aren't things that require language.
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