Qīngqing: Huáhua, nǐ tīngshuōguò ‘Yàtài Jīngjì Hézuò Huìyì’ ma?
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Huáhua: Dāngrán tīngshuōguò! Zhè kěshì Yàtài dìqū zài jīngjì fāngmiàn de niándù shèngshì ne!
Qīngqing: Nǐ zhī bù zhīdào xiànzài yǒu duōshǎo chéngyuán ne?
Huáhua: Xiànzài de chéngyuán yǒu 21 ge quánqiú zhòngyào jīngjìtǐ, bāokuò le Dōngběiyà, Dōngyà, Dōngnányà, Dàyángzhōu, Běiměi gēn Zhōngnánměi dìqū, zhěngtǐ jīngjì lìliàng fēicháng pángdà.
Qīngqing: Jìdé qùnián shì zài Tàiguó jǔxíng de, jīnnián ne?
Huáhua: Jīngjì Lǐngxiù Huìyì zài Měiguó Jiùjīnshān zhàokāi a! Zhème dà de xīnwén hái yào wèn wǒ.
Qīngqing: Jiù xiǎng kǎokǎo nǐ ma! Nǐ guǒrán hěn guānxīn shíshì, méi bèi wǒ kǎodào, zàn ō!
Q?ngqing: Huahua, have you heard of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference?
Huahua: Of course I’ve heard of it! It’s a significant annual event for the Asia-Pacific region in terms of economic cooperation.
Q?ngqing: Do you know how many members there are now? Huahua: Currently, there are 21 member economies, including Northeast Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, North America, and Central and South America. It represents a formidable collective economic power.
Q?ngqing: I remember it was held in Thailand last year. How about this year?
Huahua: The Economic Leaders’ Meeting is taking place in San Francisco in the United States. It is such big news, and you still ask me.
Q?ngqing: Just wanted to test your knowledge. You are indeed well-informed about current affairs. I didn’t stump you. Well done!
1. 亞太經濟合作會議 ( Yàtài Jīngjì Hézuò Huìyì) APEC
2. 領袖 (lǐngxiù) leader
3. 召開 (zhàokāi) to convene, to hold
4. 年度 (niándù) annual
5. 盛事 (shèngshì) grand event, major event
6. 成員 (chéngyuán) member
7. 龐大 (pángdà) huge, enormous
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