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07012011 - k lā ōu kèi ǎ 卡 OK Karaoke Culture...

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Unformatted text preview: 07/01/2011 k lā ōu kèi ǎ 卡卡 OK Karaoke Culture Background: Karaoke machines play backing tracks to songs and display the lyrics on a screen so that anyone can pretend to be their favorite pop star. In China, groups of friends often go to Karaoke bars to sing songs together. Karaoke arrived in China from Japan in the 1990s and soon caught on. Now there are giant Karaoke entertainment centers all over China. Unlike in the West, where people sing in front of an audience of strangers, Chinese friends like to book private rooms for their sing-along evenings. New Words 卡 词 卡卡 OK k lā ōu kèi: karaoke ǎ 卡卡 gē mí: fan 卡卡 gē sh u: singer ǒ 卡卡 s ng yīn: voice ǎ 卡卡 fù chū: make a comeback 卡卡 gāo yīn: high note 卡卡卡卡 liú xíng gē q : pop song ǔ 卡卡 l o gē: old song ǎ Conversation: mài kè: zhè gè zhōu mò n y u shén me jì huà? ǐ ǒ 卡卡卡 词词词词词词词词词词词 Mike: Do you have any plans for the weekend?Mike: Do you have any plans for the weekend?...
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