Every parent wants the best for their child. Most like to plan their child’s education for them: whether studying in China or abroad. What if someone asks you about your ideas or, alternatively, you want to ask someone about their plans for their children? Be sure to be able to answer…
In this Podcast, you will learn:
(i) To talk about planning education for a child
(ii) How to express your hopes for the future
Two parents are talking about their plans for their son’s study:
(fū qī zài guàng jiē)
(husband and wife are shopping)
Jiāng lái hái shì ràng ér zi chū guó liú xué hǎo.
It’s still better to let our son study abroad in the future.
Wǒ jué de hái shì zài guó nèi hǎo. Jiāng lái tā zài guó nèi zhǎo gōng zuò, jié hūn shēng zǐ. Lí zán men yě jìn.
I think it’s better for him to stay in China. In the future, he will find a job in the country, get married and have children. He’ll be close to us, too.
Āi yà, qù liú xué hǎo, bì yè yǐ hòu hái shì kě yǐ zài huí lái ma. Wǒ xī wàng tā néng chū guó jiàn jian shì miàn.
Studying abroad is better. After graduation, he can still come back. I hope that he can see the world.
Zán men hái shì ràng tā zì jǐ jué dìng ba!
Hmm.., let’s ask him to make the decision!
Chinese words and phrases mentioned in this Podcast:
夫妻：husband and wife
让……做……好：it’s better to
国内：in the country
见见世面：see the world/broaden someone’s horizon
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