Bai Mi MotLesson 11
Phan C: Bai tap

Part C - Exercises
C 1 Ask and answer these questions, following the example.

Example:
Cue: (hai cuon v)
A: Tren ban co g?
B: Tren ban co hai cuon v.
1- Di nha co g? (mot phong tam)
2- Trc mat bu ien co g? (mot ngan hang)
3- Ngoai san co g? (hai chiec xe ap)
4- Xung quanh ch co g?  (mot bai au xe)
5- Trong vn co g? (nhieu cay)
6- Sau th vien co g?   (mot hieu an)

C 2
A asks a question; B answers in the negative, using the cue adjective.

Example:
(ln)
A: Nha ch (nh) the nao?
B: Nha toi khong ln lam.
1- Phim o nh the nao? (hay)
2- Quyen nay the nao? (mi)
3- Thanh pho nay nh the nao? (ep)
4- Gia nh anh ay nh the nao?  (giau)
5- Co ay nh the nao? (tre)
6- Vung ay nh the nao?   (nong)

C 3 (C4 in the textbook)
Connect the correct letter to each number with
nh the th.
1- Ong ay ngheo lam
2- o co trng dayY khoa
3- Sach ay at lam
4- Ong Giam oc rat ban
5- Nha anh ay rat xa
6- Bo toi khong co nhieu tien
7- Nhan hang cho (allow) mn tien
8- Muon co nhieu tien
A- co nen i Little Saigon mua.
B- chung ta phai i bay gi.
C- toi cha mua xe hi c.
D- ho se mua mot can nha.
E- anh khong nen en nha ong ay .
F- ho phai lam viec nhieu.
G- em i tieu bang ay hoc i.
H- sang mai ch nen en ay sm.

C 4 (C5 in the textbook)
A asks B and C in turn each question.  B answers affirmatively, C negatively, giving full answers.

Example:
A: Ch oc bai nay c khong?
B: c, toi oc (bai nay) c.
C: Khong c, toi khong oc (bai nay) c.
1- Co lam bai mi c khong?
2- Ong noi tieng Viet c khong?
3- Chieu nay anh i vi toi c khong?
4- Chung ta i bang xe ap c khong?
5- Toi gap ong Thanh bay gi c khong?
6- Bay gi anh en toi c khong?

C 5 (C7 in the textbook)
Give the Vietnamese equivalents:
1- What is your house like? Is it big?
  • Not very big.  My house has two bedrooms and one bathroom.
  • Is your house pretty?
  • Yes, it's very pretty because there are many trees around it and behind there's  a small and pretty garden.
2- I want a room with a private bathroom.  Like so, how much a day is a room?
  • It's eight U.S. dollars a day.
  • Does the guest house have a dining room?
  • Yes. It's open from 5:00 to 7:00 in the evening.
3- 
Bob: Let's go to the park tomorrow. Can you go, Sue?
Sue: Yes, I can.
Bob: How about Joe and Nancy, can you go?
Joe: I can go, but Nancy can't go.
Bob: Oh Sue, can you make (some) spring rolls to bring along (em theo)?
Sue: Yes, I can.

C 6 (C8 in the textbook) Bai tap oc so mot
Practice this conversation, then hold similar conversations with each other.

Hear the Whole Dialog
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Alex: Nam ti ch nh i au chi?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Jill: Toi nh i Viet Nam.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Alex: Sao ch khong i  Chau Au?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Jill: Toi khong co u tien nen cha i chau Au c.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Alex: Ch nh i Viet Nam bang g?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Jill:

Toi se i may bay sang Bang Coc roi qua Saigon.  Toi cha biet t Saigon  toi se i Ha Noi bang g.  Theo anh, toi nen i bang xe la hay xe o.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Alex:

T  Saigon en Ha Noi xa lam, i xe o rat met.  Theo toi ch nen i bang xe la.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Jill:

, co le toi se i xe la en Hue, roi t  Hue toi se i Ha Noi bang xe o.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Alex: Ch nh Hue bao lau?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Jill: Toi nh o hai ngay thoi.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Alex: Theo toi ch nen o t nhat la mot tuan.  Hue la kinh o cu cua Viet Nam. Nhng v vua cuoi cung cua Viet Nam a song o.  Hien nay con lai kha nhieu lang tam va di tch cua nhng cung ien va thanh xa. (At present there are still quite a few tombs and the vestiges of some palaces and an ancient citadel.) Ch nen  nha khach ai hoc v re lam.
T vng Vocabulary
Chau Au Europe
u be enough
roi.... and then...
theo anh/ toi .... according to you/me
co le perhaps
t nhat (la) at least, at the least
kinh o capital
cuoi cung final, the last of
nhng v vua cuoi cung cua VN the last kings of Vietnam
Nam ti ch nh i au chi? Where are you going on vacation next year?

C 7 (C9 in the textbook) Bai tap oc so hai
oc bai nay roi tap noi chuyen vi nhau theo mau bai nay.
Read this exercise then pratice conversing with each other following the model of the exercise.

Hear the Whole Dialog
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Anh: Ch Ha Noi c bao lau roi?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Bev: Toi mi en c ba tuan thoi.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Anh: Ch thay Ha Noi the nao?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Bev:

Ha Noi la mot thanh pho nho va cu, nhng co hieu di tch lch s va canh ep.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Anh: Ch a i nhng au roi?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Bev:

Toi mi en en Ngoc Sn va ho Hoan Kiem thoi.  Ha Noi co bao nhieu en va chua, anh?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Anh: O, nhieu lam, toi khong biet het c.  Nhng co mot so en, chua ep va noi tieng; th du, chua Quan S, chua Mot Cot, en Hai Ba Trng, en Quan Thanh.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Bev: en Quan Thanh au, anh?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Anh: 

Tren ng Co Ng.  Trc en la ho Tay va ben phai en co ho Truc Bach.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Bev:

The a? Toi khach san Thang Li ben ho Tay.  Co le hom nao ranh, toi se en tham en Quan Thanh.
T vng Vocabulary
di tch relics (of the past)
canh ep scenic spot
nhng au which places (plural+where)
en temple
ho lake
chua pagoda, buddhist temple
het all
mot so a number of
noi tieng famous
th du (for) example
khach san hotel
co le perhaps
hom nao someday
ranh be free, have leisure time
chua Mot Cot One-Pillar Temple, built in Hanoi in 1049, the oldest example of Vietnamese architecture.

Answers for Exercise C5 (C7 in the textbook)
1- What is your house like? Is it big?
  • Nha anh/ ch....nh the nao?
  • Not very big. My house has two bedrooms and one bathroom.
  • Khong ln lam. Nha toi co hai phong/buong ngu va mot phong/buong tam.
  • Is your house pretty?
  • Nha (anh /ch/....) co ep khong?
  • Yes, it's very pretty because there are many trees around it, and behind there is a small and pretty garden.
  • Co, (nha) ep lam v xung quanh (nha) co nhieu cay va ang sau/sau nha co mot cai vn nho va ep.
2-  I want a room with a private bath.  Like so, how much a day is a room?
  • Toi muon mot can phong/buong co phong/buong tam rieng.  Nh the th tien phong/ buong bao nhieu mot ngay?
  • It's 8 US dollars a day.
  • (Da) tam ong My mot ngay.
  • Does the guest house have a dinningroom?
  • Nha khach co phong/buong an (uong) khong?
  • Yes. It's open from 5:00 to 7:00 in the evening.
  • Co. (Phong an) m ca t nam gi en bay gi chieu.
  • Co. Buoi chieu (phong an m ca t nam gi en bay gi.
3-
Bob: Let's go to the park tomorrow.  Can you go Sue? Ngay mai chung ta i cong vien nhe.  Ch Sue i c khong?
Sue: Yes, I can.  c, toi i c.
Bob:

How about Joe and Nacy, can you go? Con anh Joe va ch Nancy the nao, i c khong?
Joe:

I can go, but Nancy can't go.  Toi i c, nhng ch Nancy khong i c.
Bob: Oh Sue, can you nake some spring rolls to bring along (em theo)? A, ch Sue lam cha gio em theo c khong?
Sue:  Yes, I can.  c.

English equivalent for the conservation # C 6 (C8 in the textbook)
Alex: Where are you planning to go on vacation next year?
Jill: I intend to go to Viet Nam.
Alex:  Why don't you go to Europe?
Jill: I don't have enough money, so I can't go to Europe yet.
Alex: How do you plan to go the Viet Nam?
Jill:  I'll go by plane to Bangkok then to Saigon.   I don't know how I'll go from Saigon to Hanoi.  According to you, should I go by train or interurban bus?
Alex:

From Saigon to Hanoi is very far.  Going by bus is very tiring.  I think you should go by train.
Jill:

Yes, maybe I'll go by train to Hue, then I'll go by bus from Hue to Hanoi.
Alex: How long do you plan to stay in Hue?
Jill:  I plan to stay there only two days.
Alex: According to me, you should stay at least a week.  Hue is an old Vietnamese capital.  The last kings of Vietnam lived there.   At present there are quite a few tombs and the vestiges of some palaces and an ancient citadel.  You should stay at the university guest house because it's very inexpensive.

English equivalent for the conversation # C 7 ( C9 in the textbook)
Anh: How long have you been in Hanoi?
Bev: I just came only three week ago.
Anh: What do you think of Hanoi?
Bev: Hanoi is a small and old city, but there are many historical monuments and scenic spots.
Anh: What places have you been already?
Bev: I've just gone to Ngoc Son temple and Hoan Kiem Lake only.  How many temples and pagodas are there in Hanoi, Anh?
Anh: Oh, very many.  I myself don't/can't know all (of them), but there are a number that are pretty and famous, for example, Quan Su Temple,the One-Pillar Temple, Hai Ba Trung Temple, Quan Thanh Temple.
Bev: Where is Quan Thanh Temple?
Anh:  On Co Ngu road.  West Lake is in front of the Temple, and on the right side of the temple is Truc Bach Lake.
Bev: Really?  I'm staying in Thang Loi Hotel beside West Lake.  Perhaps some day when I'm free, I'll go visit Quan Thanh Temple.

 

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