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What a Lovely Painting

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ID: 2958 Elementary
Listen to a friend describe a lovely painting they got recently. Being able to describe a scene in a picture is very important, and is a key skill tested on many Chinese proficiency exams, so this lesson should be super useful. Photo by ananth
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
measure word for scenes or paintings
bàng great
měi beautiful
湖边 húbiān lakeside
你说你昨天买了一幅很棒的画。
nǐ shuō nǐ zuótiān mǎi le yī fú hěn bàng de huà 。
You said that yesterday you bought a great painting.
对呀,美极了!
duì ya ,měi jí le !
Yes, it's really beautiful!
画的是什么呢?
huà de shì shénme ne ?
What is the painting of?
一个人坐在湖边,看着湖里的野鸭,他手里拿着一片枫叶,身边也飘着几片。
yī ge rén zuò zài hú biān ,kàn zhe hú lǐ de yě yā ,tā shǒulǐ názhe yī piàn fēngyè ,shēnbiān yě piāo zhe jǐ piàn 。
A person sitting by the lakeside watching the wild ducks with a maple leaf in his hand and several others floating in the wind beside him.
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