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What Are Your Hobbies?

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ID: 1687 Newbie
As you start busting out your Chinese and making Chinese friends, one of the topics that's going to come up is hobbies. (Spoiler alert: you're going to hear a lot of "listening to music" and "watching movies.") If one of your hobbies is playing basketball, this lesson is perfect. If you just like watching basketball, this lesson is still perfect. If you like hitting people, it's also pretty good.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
你的 nǐ de your
爱好 àihào hobby
shì to be
什么 shénme what
你的爱好是什么?
nǐ de àihào shì shénme ?
What are your hobbies?
我喜欢打篮球。你喜欢吗?
wǒ xǐhuan dǎ lánqiú 。nǐ xǐhuan ma ?
I like to play basketball. Do you?
我喜欢看,不喜欢打。
wǒ xǐhuan kàn ,bù xǐhuan dǎ 。
I like to watch it. I don't like to play.
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