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Friday afternoon, a devastating tsunami was triggered by the biggest earthquake on record in Japan. At least 1,000 people were killed in the disasters. In China, we are deeply concerned about the Japanese neighbors suffering from the terrible earthquake and tsunami, a professional rescue team has left for Japan to offer assistance this morning already. ( Sunday, March １３, 2011).
So, this weekend, I would like to show you how to say Earthquake, Tsunami and something relates to them in Chinese. I really hope it will be some help with you to learn Chinese language and culture.
NEW WORDS AND PRONUNCIATION
Please hit any Chinese Character, to open the New Vocabulary Board, to see its Chinese pinyin, pronunciation, meaning and follow me to read it..
No.0210: -- 星 期 五 下 午 ，日 本 有 史 以 来 最 大 的 地震 引 发 了 一 次 毁 灭 性 的 海 啸。
-- The biggest earthquake on record in Japan triggered a devastating tsunami Friday afternoon.
No.0211: -- 至少一千人在灾难中丧生。
-- At least 1,000 people were killed in the disasters.
No.0212 -- 中 国 国 际 救 援 队 于 2011 年 3月 13日 前 往 日 本，提 供人 道 主 义 援 助。
-- Chinese International Rescue Team left for Japan to offer the humanitarian assistance March 13, 2011.
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Written, Edited and Recorded On Sun, March 13, 2011.