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英語と中国語を同時に学ぶ! CCTV Growing up with Chinese

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59 Chinese astrology signs 属相

十二支の話は今回で終わりです。日本ではイノシシのところが中国ではブタなのは皆さんご存知と思います。


Hi everybody 大家好, thanks for joining us for today’s episode of Growing up with Chinese. 欢迎收看今天的成长汉语.

We’ve got a fun topic to discuss today the Chinese zodiac! Yes, it has worked its way into*1 our dialogue. After all, what better time*2 to talk about zodiac animals than at a birthday party. So, without farther ado, let’s check in with our buddies and see how the Chinese zodiac has managed to work its way into today’s dialogue.

*1:work its way into 〜に入り込む

*2:what better time than うってつけの時期である

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58 Birthday celebrations 过生日

兰兰の誕生日パーティーに*1*2が集まります。


大家好, it’s great to see all of you here for today’s episode of Growing up with Chinese. 欢迎大家收看今天的成长汉语.

Now the day everyone has been waiting for has finally arrived, it’s 兰兰’s birthday. And we’ve been invited to her party along with Mike, 小明 and their buddies. 小明 has even had his hair done for the big event, so to speak. So without further ado*3*4, let’s put on our party hats, and go join the fun.

*1:その中のひとりが卓球の愛ちゃんに似てるような?

*2:班長や小刚は呼ばれていないようです

*3:ado 面倒

*4:without further ado 難しい話は抜きにして

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57 Having a hair cut 剪头发

Hi everybody, 你们好吗? 欢迎大家收看今天的成长汉语. Thanks for joining us for today’s episode of Growing up with Chinese.

Now we designed our show to help all of you learn some basic Chinese, through the adventures of 小明, a local 北京 high school student, and Mike, an exchange student who is living with 小明. And apart from language study, we also aim to introduce to you various aspects of Chinese culture, history and everyday life.

So 兰兰’s birthday party is almost upon us. And 小明 in particular seems to be getting pretty excited. He’s got a specific task to accomplish today, so let’s check in with him, and see what he is up to.

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56 Choosing a gift 选礼物

大家好, 欢迎收看今天的成长汉语. Thanks for joining us for today’s episode of Growing up with Chinese. Now I’ve got good news. 我有好消息要告诉大家. 小明的腿终于好了. 小明’s leg is finally better.

And I have to say, he is recovered just in time. And in time for what? Well, let’s just say that he’s got a celebration to go to, and before he does that, something needs to be purchased. Now, I’m being cryptic*1. So let’s check in with 小明 and see what he is up to today.

*1:cryptic もったいぶった

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55 Xiao Ming recovering from injury 小明养伤

Hi everyone, thanks for tuning into today’s episode of Growing up with Chinese. 欢迎大家收看我们今天的成长汉语.

So poor 小明 is stuck at home right now nursing his sprained ankle. I have to say, for someone who is as active as he is, he’s holding out*1 pretty well. Now today he’s fortunate enough to have his parents with him distracting him from his injury. So now let’s check in with the 王 family and see how things are going.

*1:hold out 辛抱する

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