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Using a Surrogate Mother

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ID: 2788 Upper Intermediate
Listen to a conversation about a surrogate pregnancy and learn about some of the legal and psychological issues that could arise from this situation.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
超声波扫描 chāoshēngbō sǎomiáo sonogram; ultrasound scan
代孕 dàiyùn surrogacy
明令 mínglìng to issue an edict
金发碧眼 jīnfàbìyǎn blond haired and blue-eyed
哥,什么事这么兴奋,又这么神秘?
gē ,shénme shì zhème xīngfèn ,yòu zhème shénmì ?
Bro, why are you so excited and acting so mysterious?
给你瞧瞧这个。
gěi nǐ qiáo qiao zhè ge 。
Have a look at this.
超声波扫描?这...是你的宝宝吗?嫂嫂什么时候怀上的?完全看不出来呀!
chāoshēngbō ?zhè ...shì nǐ de bǎobao ma ?sǎosao shénme shíhou huáishàng de ?wánquán kàn bù chūlái ya !
A sonogram? This... is your baby? When did your wife get pregnant? She doesn't look at all pregnant!
是我的宝宝,但是不在你嫂子的肚子里,这是我的代孕妈妈给我寄来的!
shì wǒ de bǎobao ,dànshì bùzài nǐ sǎozi de dùzi lǐ ,zhè shì wǒ de dàiyùn māma gěi wǒ jì lái de !
It's my baby, but it's not in your sister-in-law's stomach. This was sent to me by our surrogate!
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