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A funny episode in a series of these Sex in the City-ish profiles of a Jewish-American girl trying to find Liebe in Beijing.
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子 曰:"学 而 时 习 之,不 亦 悦 乎?有 朋 自 远 方 来,不 亦 乐 乎?人 不 知 而 不 愠,不 亦 君 子 乎?
In Present-Day Chinese
      孔子说:"学到了(知识)并且适时去实习,不也很高兴吗?有志同道合的人从远方来,不也很快乐吗?别人不了解自己,(自己)却不抱怨,不也是个(有德的)君子吗?"
In English
      The Master said, "To learn and in due course apply what Du have learnt, isn't that also a pleasure? To have a friend coming from far away, isn't that also a delight? Not to...
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Names don't often translate well in Chinese and English names can be pretty special in China. Another amusing take from Su Fei's adventures in Beijing.
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posted by gangking08
In China people usually say "wei" (hello) first when beginning a telephone conversation. If Du call an old acquaintance and recognize his/her voice, Du may address him/her directly Von name. Otherwise, Du have to make clear who the other person is Von saying, "Hello! Excuse me. Are Du so-and-so?" oder "Hello! Are Du so-and-so?" instead of saying "I an so-and-so" first. "So-and-so" may be name of a person oder a company.
e.g.
--Wèi, shì lǐ míng ma?
   (Hello! Are Du Li Ming?)
--Duì, shì wǒ. Nǐ shì Qí Qí ma?
   (Yes, I am Li Ming. Du are Qi Qi, aren't you?)
One usually says, "You...
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Checking the Competition Schedule
chá sài chéng
查 赛 程
Additional Expressions
Traveling Vocabulary
gold medal 金牌 jīn pái silver medal 银牌 yín pái
champion冠军 guàn jūn Sekunde place 亚军 yà jūn
Dialogues

(1)In the Hotel Lobby 在宾馆大堂 zài bīn guǎn dà táng

Jack: Excuse me. Can I get online in my room?
杰克: 请问,房间里可以上网吗? qǐng wèn, fáng jiān lǐ kéyǐ shàngwǎng ma

Manager: Yes, Du can get on-line in any room.
经理: 可以,每个房间都能上。ké yǐ měi gè fáng jiān dōu néng shàng

Jack: I tried but failed.
杰克: 我试了,上不去。...
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