She's middle-aged. 她已到中年了。
A: Your mother is very young.
B: No, she's not. She's middle-aged.
A: Middle-aged? She's only about 40.
B: 40 is middle-aged. 40 is old!
A: 40 is not old! Wait till you're 40.
B: I never want to be middle-aged.
Beijing is an exciting city. 北京是个令人激动的城市。
A: Hello, Mr. Clark. How are you?
B: Good to see you, Mr. Wang. This is my colleague, Mr. Hogg, David Hogg.
A: Pleased to meet you, Mr. Hogg.
B: David's from Melbourne, Australia.
A: And how do you like China, Mr. Hogg?
You could go to Shanghai by train. 你可以乘火?#31561;?#19978;海。
A: You could go to Shanghai by train.
B: I like travelling by train. It's more interesting.
A: Well, if you have time, you should consider it.
B: How long does it take?
A: You can catch the overnight train. It takes about 12 hours.
B: I'll think about it. Maybe I will take the train.
Pizza is good, but I prefer noodles.
A:Let's have a look at the menu.
B:What do you want to eat?
A:Just something simple. I don't like big lunch.
B:Neither do I. It makes me tired in the afternoon.
A:How about pizza? Do you like pizza?
B:Pizza is good, but I prefer noodles. I think I'll have noodles.
I studied math at university.
A: Did you enjoy your time at university?
B: Yes, it was a good time. I never had enough money, but student life was enjoyable.
A: Student life is always financially hard! What did you study?
B: I studied math at university. What about you? Did you go to university?
A: Yes, I did. I studied history.
B: Well, it was a good time at university but I'm glad I've got more money now!
I'm looking forward to the Olympic Games in Beijing.
A: I'm looking forward to the Olympic Games in Beijing.
B: When do they begin?
A: On August 8, 2008.
B: That's o-eight, o-eight, o-eight. (08. 08. 08)
A: Yes, You' re right. 8 is a very lucky number for Chinese people.
B: So August 8, 2008 is a really good day to begin the Olympics!