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ID: 0046 Newbie
Now we like mahjong and karaoke as much as the next person, but unless you pay attention to this lesson about what other things people like to do on the weekends, you might just become a compulsive gambler and boozer. In this podcast, learn how to expand your horizons and ask a friend in Mandarin Chinese what they are up to this weekend (aka fishing for an invite).
Thu Nov 17 2005 | Jenny, Ken
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|to cook food
nǐ zhōumò xǐhuan zuò shénme ？
What do you like to do on the weekends?
zhōumò ma ？wǒ xǐhuan zài jiālǐ xiūxi 。nǐ ne ？
On the weekends? I like to stay at home and rest. How about you?
wǒ xǐhuan hé péngyou chūqù ，wǒmen jīntiān wǎnshang qù jiǔbā 。
I like to go out with friends. We are going to a bar tonight.
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