Doug, an Australian studying Chinese at Peking Universities, is meeting with his language partner Li Li to practice Chinese and English. Li Li has just returned to Beijing after going back to her hometown during the 1________
D: Hi Li Li, 2___________
L: Yeah, ______ ages since we last met. How was your holiday? D: It was 3______...I just stayed in Beijing and studied most of the time. I’m still
trying to get ready for next month’s HSK. How about you?
L: I had a great holiday…It’s always nice to spend time with my family. Oh, before I forget, I brought this back for you [hands a bag to Doug].It’s spicy dried beef floss, a
local 4_____from my 5_____in6_______
D: Thanks, Li Li! That’s very 7_________of you!
L: Don’t mention it. As you can see, each piece is 8________, so it’s 9________to
enjoy them as a snack. I hope it lasts you for a while!
After finishing his study section with Li Li, Doug returns to his 10______, where his roommate Gabriel, a fellow Australian, is listening to his ipod.
G: Hey, how was your “date” with Li Li?
D: Haha, we’re still just friends… at least for now. Look, she brought me this local specialty from Inner Mongolia-spicy dried beef floss! Feel free to try a piece/ I have to run out to mail a letter, but I’ll be back in a few minutes.
Five minutes later, Doug returns to his dorm once again. Dozens of empty beef wrappers are scattered on the floor
G: Oh hi, you’re back…Listen, about the dried beef floss…
D: Oh my God, you ate all of it !? That’s almost a pound of beef!
G: Ywah…Listen, could you ask Li Li if she has any more? I think I’m addicted.
D: [in disbelief] 11__________________
1 Spring Festival 2 long time no see 3 alright 4 specialty 5 hometown 6 Inner Mongolia 7 thoughtful 8 wrapped 9 convenient 10 dorm 11 Are you for real