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EP69 养宠物 Keeping Pets

Lu Chang China Plus Published: 2017-12-22 15:37:54
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EP69 养宠物 Keeping Pets

EP69 养宠物 Keeping Pets

  • Chinese 101: Talking about keeping pets

  • Grammar: Express “both...and...” with “又....又....”

  • Language Tips: Dog People & Cat People

  • Story of the Day: An indomitable spirit 精卫填海 jīng wèi tián hǎi

Dialogue:

A:你养宠物吗? 

nǐ yăng chǒng wù ma?

Do you have any pets?

B:我养了一只猫。它又安静又可爱。 

wǒ yǎng le yī zhī māo. tā yòu ān jìng yòu kě ài.

I have a cat. It is quiet and lovely.

A:我喜欢狗,想养一只。

wǒ xǐ huān gǒu, xiǎng yǎng yī zhī 

I love dogs, I’d like to have one.

B:我有个朋友,他的狗刚生了小狗,可以收养一只。

wǒ yǒu gè péng yǒu,tā de gǒu gāng shēng le xiǎo gǒu,kě yǐ shōu yǎng yī zhī。

I have a friend whose dog has just given birth to puppies recently, you can adopt one.

A:这个周末你能陪我去宠物超市吗? 

zhè gè zhōu mò nǐ néng péi wǒ qù chǒng wù chāo shì ma?

Could you go with me to the pet’s mart this weekend?

B:好的。我也顺便去采购点猫粮。 

hǎo de. wǒ yě shùn biàn qù cǎi gòu diǎnr māo liáng.

Okay. I will be going to buy some food for my cat.

Words & Expressions:

【养】yăng: keep, raise  

【宠物】chǒng wù: pet  

【猫】māo: cat  

【安静】ān jìng: quiet  

【可爱】kě ài: lovely, cute  

【狗】gǒu: dog  

【收养】shōu yǎng : puppy  

【宠物超市】shì chǎng: pet store; pet’s mart 

【陪】péi:accompany; together with

【顺便】shùn biàn:conveniently; by the way

【采购】cǎi gòu: buy, purchase  

【猫粮】māo liáng: food for cats

Hosts: Liu Min & Jessica

Programme Editor: Wang Xiaoyu

Producer: Lu Chang

EP69 养宠物 Keeping Pets

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