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EP93 拖延 Procrastinate

Lu Chang China Plus Published: 2018-05-22 16:47:17
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EP93 拖延 Procrastinate

EP93 拖延 Procrastinate

  • Chinese 101: Talk about a bad habit of procrastinate

  • Grammar: “还没” as emphasize

  • Language Tips:Why Procrastinators Procrastinate & How to deal with it

  • Story of the Day:Fix the root cause 对症下药 duì zhèng xià yào 

Dialogue:

A:我们去逛街吧!

wǒ men qù guàng jiē ba !

Let’s go shopping!

B:不行,我论文还没有写完。

bú xíng,wǒ lùn wén hái méi yǒu xiě wán。

I can’t, I haven’t finish my paper.

A:你论文还没写完?后天就是截止日期了啊。

nǐ lùnwén háiméi xiě wán?hòu tiān jiùshì jiézhǐ rìqī le ā。

You still haven't finished your paper? The day after tomorrow is the deadline.

B:没办法,我习惯拖延了,不到最后一刻不会动笔。

méi bàn fǎ ,wǒ xí guàn tuō yán le ,bú dào zuì hòu yī kè bú huì dòng bǐ。

No way to help, I’m used to procrastinate, I can never write anything until the last minute. 

A:好吧,抓紧时间。

hǎo ba,zhuā jǐn shí jiān。

Okay, seize your time.

Words & Expressions:

【逛街】guàng jiē:shopping

【论文】lùn wén: essay, paper

【后天】hòu tiān: the day after tomorrow

【截止】jié zhǐ: end; closure; close, deadline

【日期】rì qī: date

【没办法】méi bàn fǎ: no way out, no way to help

【习惯】xí guàn: habit; custom; convention

【拖延】tuō yán: delay; procrastinate; put off

【最后一刻】zuì hòu yī kè: last minute

【动笔】dòng bǐ: take up the pen; start writing

【抓紧】zhuā jǐn: firmly grasp

EP93 拖延 Procrastinate

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