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Watching Soaps On The Sofa

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ID: 2817 Elementary
What do you get up to at the weekends? Are you the active sort that goes out hiking, or do you prefer staying at home catching up on some TV or reading? Photo by Derek Keats
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tǎng to lie down
沙发 shāfā sofa
电脑 diànnǎo computer
qián in front of
zhōumò xǐhuan zuò shénme ?
What do you like to do at the weekend?
tǎng zài shāfā shàng kànshū 。nǐ ne ?
I like to lie on the sofa and read. You?
zuò zài diànnǎo qián wán yóuxì 。
I like to sit at my computer and play games.
nà nǐ tàitai ne ?
What about your wife?
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