Sometimes a dilemma will crop up and you are not quite sure of the right thing to do. If I do this, what will happen? If I do that, what are the consequences? Talking with friends about such dilemmas can, hopefully, help you reach the right decision and move forward in a positive way!
In this Podcast, you will learn:
(i) To discuss a dilemma which is causing you some uncertainty
(ii) How to talk through the options to solve such a dilemma with a friend
Two friends are trying to solve a dilemma one of them has:
(zài kā fēi tīng)
(in the café)
Xiǎo Lì, nǐ zhī dà me, wǒ zuó tiān shōu dào le wǒ qián nán yǒu de jié hūn qǐng jiǎn! Wǒ dōu bù zhī dào gāi zěn me bàn le. Zhēn bù míng bái tā jì gěi wǒ shì shén me yì si!
Xiao Li, do you know, yesterday I received my ex-boyfriend’s wedding invitation. I don’t know what to do. I have no idea why he sent it to me. What does it mean?
Yě xǔ tā jiù shì zhēn chéng de yāo qǐng nǐ qù cān jiā ba.
Maybe he just wants to sincerely invite you to attend.
Nà nǐ shuō wǒ gāi bù gāi qù?
What do you say then? Should I go or not?
Nǐ yào shì zhēn xīn zhù fú tā men, jiù qù a. zài shuō, rén jiā dōu yāo qǐng le, gàn má bù qù a!
If you genuinely give them blessing, you should go. Besides, he already invited you, so why not?
Chinese words and phrases mentioned in this Podcast:
你知道么：do you know
真不明白：I have no idea
寄给我：sent to me
什么意思：what does it mean?
该不该：should I do or not
人家：refer to other people or other person
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