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The First Emperor was a tyrant but also a genius. Besides his tomb, he built the Great Wall and 6500 kilometres (4000 miles) of highways, as well as canals, bridges and palaces.
第 十 九 页dì shí jiǔ yè
第 一 段dì yī duàn
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The First Emperor (秦 始 皇qín shǐ huáng) was a tyrant (暴 君bào jūn) but also a genius (奇 才qí cái). Besides his tomb (坟 墓fén mù), he built the Great Wall (长墙cháng qiáng) and 6500 kilometres (公 里gōng lǐ )(4000 miles 英 里) of highways (公 路gōng lù), as well as canals (运 河yùn hé), bridges (桥 梁qiáo liáng) and palaces (皇 宫huáng gōng).
A great short video clip of introducing the Great Wall of China (provided by Travelchannel)
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1. The First Emperor of Qin = 秦 始 皇qín shǐ huáng
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/162.-First-Emperor-of-Qin.mp3|titles=162. First Emperor of Qin]
2. Tyrant =暴 君bào jūn
3. genius =奇 才qí cái
4. Great Wall = 长墙cháng qiáng
[audio:http://chinesecharacteraday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/462.-great-wall.mp3|titles=462. great wall]
5. kilometres = 公 里gōng lǐ
6. miles = 英 里yīng lǐ
7. highways =公 路gōng lù
8. canals = 运 河yùn hé
9. bridges =桥 梁qiáo liáng
10. palaces = 皇 宫huáng gōng
The feature image provided by Walking the Great Wall