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"Traffic Light Monkey" Mascot

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ID: 2872 Intermediate
This is Kang Kang, China's mascot for this year's Spring Festival Gala. Upon it's unveiling, the internet went wild with various meme's and people making fun of the design choice. Listen to the dialogue between two people and how they feel about this festive primate mascot. You'll also learn a bit of Cantonese in today's lesson = bonus! For more memes, click here
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印象 yìnxiàng impression
深刻 shēnkè profound
吉祥物 jíxiángwù mascot
却是 quèshì however to be
jīnnián chūn wǎn yìnxiàng zuì shēnkè de shì shénme jiémù ne ?
What was your biggest impression from this year's CCTV New Year's Gala?
jiémù dàoshì dōu méi shénme yìnxiàng ,kěshì duì jíxiángwù què shì yìnxiàng shēnkè 。
I didn't really have any impression from the program, but the mascots left a deep impression on me.
hā ,nǐ shì shuō chūn wǎn de jíxiángwù ,hónglǜdēng hóu ma ?
Ha, are you talking about the mascots from the CCTV New Year's gala? The traffic light monkey?
bié zhèmeshuō rénjia ,suīrán zhǎng de chōuxiàng le diǎnr ,kě yě shì yǒu xiǎngdāngdāng de míngzi de 。
Don't say that, even though someone might look a little unconventional, they still have a proper name.
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