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Many people have idols or people they look up to. They may be actors or singers or someone from everyday life. If you have a favourite, be sure to know how to talk about this subject with your friend and colleagues; plus, be able to respond if someone tells you about theirs. In this Podcast, …
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Travelling outside of China has seen huge growth over the last few years—and many people are foregoing traditional group tours, although many of the older generation still prefer this way of travelling. Make sure you can explain where you want to go, and for how long… In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) To enquire …
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Everybody has to eat and drink. Sometimes when you are out you will need to choose what you want or at other times, maybe when you are on a train or plane, you will be given a limited choice. Do you know how to ask or respond to a question about what you’d like? In …
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With such extensive migration within China, more than likely you’ll meet people from all over the country or very likely other foreigners. If you want to know where someone comes from or asks about your origins, be sure you can ask or answer appropriately. In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) To ask where a …
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Sometimes it’s hard to keep a track of your possessions, especially if your mother or maid cleans or tidies your room. How do you ask where things are when you can’t seem to see them? In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) How to ask where things have been moved to (ii) To check where …
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