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Activity overview:

Secrets, secrets are no fun... except for when it's Fiona and Iona teaching you the Cheng Yu for whispering secrets in Chinese. Watch this lesson and be equipped to call out anybody you see whispering about you! Read below for the sentences:

SENTENCES:
那边的同学不要窃窃私语
那邊的同學不要竊竊私語
Nà biān de tóngxué bùyào qièqiè sīyǔ
Those students over there, stop whispering.

我那天听到他们在窃窃私语
我那天聽到他們在竊竊私語
wǒ nàtiān tīngdào tāmen zài qièqiè sīyǔ
On that day, I heard them whispering (about me).

背着别人窃窃私语的通常都不是好事
背著別人竊竊私語的通常都不是好事
bèizhe biérén qièqiè sīyǔ de tōngcháng dōu bùshì hǎoshì
If someone is talking behind someone's back, it's not usually good.

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