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Chinese logic -28 州长 | 市长 | 镇长 | 校长

waveChinese 9th June 2016

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DIALOGUE

[ 在幼儿园 ]

男孩儿:我爸爸是校长。

女孩儿:哪里的校长?

男孩儿:小学的校长。

女孩儿:我爷爷当过中学校长,还当过市长。

男孩儿:我叔叔是他们镇的镇长。

女孩儿:市长比镇长大多了。

男孩儿:长大以后,我要当州长!

女孩儿:中国没有州长。美国才有州长。美国的州长跟中国的省长差不多。

男孩儿:那我长大以后当省长。省长比市长大。


TRANSLATION

[ In the kindergarten ]

Boy: My Dad is a headmaster.
Girl: The headmaster of which place?
Boy: The headmaster of a primary school.
Girl: My grandpa was the headmaster of a high school, also the mayor of a city.
Boy: My uncle is the mayor of their town.
Girl: The mayor of a city has much higher position than the mayor of a town.
Boy: I will be a governor (which is called "Zhouzhang") when I grow up!
Girls: China has no governors (which is called "Zhouzhang"). There are only governors (Which is called "Zhouzhang") in America. The governors in America is almost like the governors of provinces in China.
Boy: In that case, I will be the governor of a province. The governor of a province has higher position than the mayor of a city.

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