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央视
yāngshì
China Central Television (CCTV) abbr.

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中国中央电视台
Zhōngguó Zhōngyāngdiànshìtái
China Central Television (CCTV) PRC state TV network

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你们中央大街
nǐmen kàn,zhè shì Zhōngyāng dàjiē。
You see, this is Central Avenue

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今年央视春晚
jīnnián yāngshì chūn wǎn kàn le ma?
Did you watch this year's CCTV Chinese New Year's Evening Gala Show?

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还有李云迪郎朗还有C中央
háiyǒu Lǐ Yúndí、Láng Lǎng,háiyǒu C zhōngyāng。
Also, Li Yundi, Lang Lang and C middle.

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七点了中央台新闻联播
yā,qī diǎn le,wǒ yào kàn Zhōngyāngtái de xīnwénliánbō le。
It's 7. I've got to watch the CCTV national news.

Upper-Intermediate

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中共中央总书记国家主席中央军委主席习近平发表重要讲话
Zhōnggòng Zhōngyāng zǒngshūji、guójiā zhǔxí、Zhōngyāng jūnwěi zhǔxí Xí Jìnpíng fābiǎo zhòngyào jiǎnghuà)
(General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Chinese President and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping gives an important speech)

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哎哟央视大楼就是男人穿裤衩
āiyōu,Yāngshìdàlóu bù jiùshì nánrén chuān de yī tiáo dà kùchǎ ma?diū sǐ rén le!
Gosh, doesn't the CCTV building look like a pair of men's underwear? How embarrassing!

Upper-Intermediate

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呵呵不过不是C中央中央C我们一下同学们打开琴盖你们右手大拇指自然地放在中央C这个白键其余手指头依次放在中央C右边白键
hēhē,dōu shuō de hěn hǎo,bùguò bùshì C zhōngyāng o,shì Zhōngyāng C。hǎo,zhè yī jié kè wǒmen yào lái tán yīxià。qǐng tóngxuémen dǎkāi qíngài。bǎ nǐmen yòushǒu de dàmǔzhǐ cè zhe,zìrán de fàng zài Zhōngyāng C zhè ge báijiàn shàng。bǎ qíyú sì ge shǒuzhǐtou yīcì fàng zài Zhōngyāng C yòubiān de sì ge báijiàn shàng。duì,hěn hǎo!
Heh-heh. Very good, but it's not C middle, it's middle C. Now, this class we're going to play for a little while. Would everyone please open up their key covers. Tilt your right-hand thumbs and naturally place them on the white, middle C key. Take your other 4 fingertips and place them in a row on the four white keys to the right of middle C.

Upper-Intermediate

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是啊其实我们震央打电话问问爸妈那边有没有
shì a,qíshí wǒmen lí zhènyāng bù yuǎn,wǒ lái dǎ diànhuà wèn wen bàmā nàbiān yǒumeiyǒu shì。
Yes, we're not actually that far from the epicenter, I will call mum and dad to see if they are OK.

Upper-Intermediate

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首先1983出生第一届央视春晚也是1983举办
shǒuxiān,wǒ shì 1983 nián chūshēng de,dì yī jiè yāngshì chūn wǎn yě shì zài 1983 nián jǔbàn de。
First, I was born in 1983 and the first show was held in 1983.

Upper-Intermediate

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哈哈哈哈那么党中央谈话具体怎么接班
hāhāhāhā!nàme dǎngzhōngyāng zhǎo nǐ tánhuà jùtǐ zěnme jiēbān le ma?
Ha ha ha! So has the CPP Central Committee asked you to explain in concrete terms what is required of the heirs?

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中国人民解放军九十周年阅兵中央电视台解说词
ZhōngguóRénmínJiěfàngjūn jiàn jūn jiǔshí zhōunián yuèbīng ZhōngyāngDiànshìtái jiěshuōcí
CCTV commentary on the inspection of the troops on the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the China's People's Liberation Army

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中国第一次举办特奥会所以中央政府上海政府特别重视
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不管开瓶器也好军刀牙膏也好总之这些争议大大地提升人气就像北京央视大楼奥运会鸟巢水立方大家它们
bùguǎn shì kāipíngqì yěhǎo,jūndāo、yágāo yěhǎo,zǒngzhī zhèxiē zhēngyì yě dàdà de tíshēng le zhè dòng lóu de rénqì。jiù xiàng Běijīng de Yāngshìdàlóu,Àoyùnhuì de Niǎocháo hé Shuǐlìfāng,dàjiā yuè zhēng,tāmen yuè huǒ。
Regardless of whether or not it looks like a bottle opener, a saber, or toothpaste, these kinds of arguments actually help make people more aware of these buildings. Like Beijing's CCTV building, the Olympic Bird's Nest, and the Water Cube. The more people talk about them, the more popular they become.

Upper-Intermediate

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哪有一起韩剧中央8台每天我们辛苦
nǎyǒu!wǒ hé wǒ mā yīqǐ kàn hánjù ne。zhōngyāngbātái měitiān hěn wǎn cái fàng,wǒmen děng de kě xīnkǔ ne。
Ha! I was watching Korean soap operas with my mom. CCTV 8 only airs them really late. It was really hard for us to wait.

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其实特别关心不过每天晚上七点七点半电视台转播中央台新闻联播别的不行
qíshí wǒ yě bù suàn tèbié guānxīn。bùguò měitiān wǎnshang qīdiǎn dào qīdiǎnbàn,gè jiā diànshìtái dōu zài zhuǎnbō Zhōngyāngtái de xīnwénliánbō,xiǎng kàn biéde yě bùxíng ā。
Well, I am not that into it. I watch the news since all the local networks broadcast the CCTV news from 7 to 7:30. You can't watch anything else even if you want to.

Upper-Intermediate

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有才能这么年轻当上了中央候补委员
tā hěn yǒu cáinéng,zhème niánqīng jiù dāngshàng le zhōngyāng hòubǔ wěiyuán。
He has a lot of talent -- at such a young age he attained the position of Alternate Member of the Central Committee.

Intermediate

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中央气象台报道这个地区迎来今年第一
jù zhōngyāngqìxiàngtái bàodào,zhège dìqū jiāng yínglái jīnnián de dì yī cháng xuě。
According to the Central Weather Bureau report, this area will be getting the first snowfall of this year.

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那是中央银行担心哪门子而且山不转水转”。出口不行可以进口生意现在世界经济一部分问题就是信心问题大家悲观一点儿这样肯定央行注资有效
nà shì zhōngyāngyínháng dānxīn de,wǒ cāo nǎménzi xīn?érqiě“shānbùzhuànshuǐzhuàn”。chūkǒu bùxíng le,wǒ kěyǐ zuò jìnkǒu shēngyi。wǒ kàn xiànzài shìjièjīngjì hěn dà yībùfēn wèntí jiùshì xìnxīn wèntí。dàjiā tài bēiguān le。duō yīdiǎnr5 wǒ zhèyàng de rén,kěndìng bǐ yāngháng zhùzī gèng yǒuxiào。lái,gān!
That's for the Central Bank to worry about-- why should I worry? And ''where one door closes, another opens!" If exporting doesn't work, I can do importing. The way I see it, a big part of the world's economic problems right now is the problem of confidence. Everyone's too pessimistic. A few more people like me would be even more effective than a capital injection from the central bank. Come on, cheers!

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