In a mandarin course, before the dialogs they always say "qing ting ... Xiamen de duihua". I have never been able to find out what the word "xiamen" means. The rest of it means "please listen... ____ the dialog". I know Xiamen is a city near Shenzhen but that cannot be it! Thank you ... 谢谢

  • Thank you Tang Ho!! much appreciated Jun 20 '21 at 18:50

请听 /qǐng tīng/ (please listen)

下面的 /xiàmiàn de/ (below/ the following)

对话 /duìhuà/ (conversation)

请听下面的对话 Qǐng tīng xiàmiàn de duìhuà

Please listen to the following conversation

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