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ID: 0714 Pre Intermediate
If you're creative, indoor winter sports can be so much fun in China. Warm your hands over your gas stovetop flame with your significant other, or chug baijiu in a vain attempt to warm up from the inside out. Or, steam your pores over a lip-numbing Sichuan hotpot while trying not to look at the guy eating brains beside you. All this, and more, can be yours in a China winter. Listen to today's podcast lesson for more Mandarin fun.
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方便 fāngbiàn convenient
滑雪 huáxuě skiing
溜冰 liūbīng ice skating
室内 shìnèi indoor
dōngtiān yào dào le ,tài hǎo le !
Winter's almost here-- awesome!
yǒu shénme hǎo ?lěng sǐ le ,gàn shénme dōu bù fāngbiàn 。
What is so good about that? It's freezing. Doing anything is a chore.
zénme huì ne ?dōngtiān néng zuò de shì kě duō le !huáxuě 、liūbīng ,duō hǎowánr !
No way. There's so much to do during the winter! Skiing, ice skating-- they're all so much fun!
hǎo jǐ nián dōu méi xiàxuě le ,zěnme wán ?
It hasn't snowed in so many years. What's fun about that?
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