Phan C: Bai tap
Part C - Exercises
C 1
  B gives a negative answer to A's question, the first round using cha, then using khong.

Th du:

nh i au
A:  Ch nh i au khong?
B1: Cha, toi cha nh i au ca.
B2: Khong, toi khong nh i au ca.
1- muon an g
2- Hom nay....nh gap ai
3- can mua g
4- muon hoi g
5- Tuan nay... phai hoc g
6- nh noi g

C 2 A relocates the time question words as in the example, and B makes up an answer.

Th du:

May gi anh nh i?
A:  Anh nh may gi i?
B:  Toi nh bay gi i./ Bay gi toi i.
1- Luc nao anh muon en?
2- Bao gi co nh hoc?
3- Hom nao ong ay hen ve?
4- Chieu nao ch nh lam?
5- May gi ba muon an?
6- Luc nao anh ay hen en on?

C 3 (C4 in the text book) From the cue, A asks a question and B answers by stating that B shares the place of action with Nam. 

Th du:

lam, cho
A:   Anh lam au?
B:  Toi lam cung cho vi anh Nam.
1- hoc, lp
2- i, ng
3- lam, s
4- , khach san
5- ch, cho
6- ve, xe

C 4 (C6 in the text book) Give Vietnamese equivalents.
1- Hello. Is that Peter? Jan speaking.
  • Oh, hi, Jan.
  • Are you going to go anywhere tonight?
  • No, I'm not going anywhere tonight.  Do you want to go somewhere?
  • I'd like to invite you to go out for dinner.
  • Would you? That's good! What time do you want to go?
  • Can you come and pick me up at 6:30?
  • O.K., I'll come at 6:30.
2- Hello.  I'd like to speak to Hoang.
  • Oh, he's not home.  He just left about 10 minutes ago.
  • Excuse me, who's speaking?
  • My name is John.  I study in the same class with Hoang.
  • Oh do you? Do you want to leave a message?
  • I asked him to go out tonight, but I have some other things to do, so I won't be able to go out with him.
  • I'll let him know.  Does Hoang know your telephonne number?
  • Yes, he knows my telephone number already.
3- This is the "Round the World" travel Agency, hello (Polite).
  • Hello, I want to make an appointment to see the Agency Director.
  • She's not in the office today.  Let me see. ....Can you come Friday at 9:00 a.m.?

C 5 (C7 in the text book) Bai tap oc
Hear the Whole Dialog
Read this telephone conversation and practice it together, then hold similar conversations with your friends.
Thi: A-lo, toi muon noi chuyen vi ch Hoa.
Ha: Rat tiec, ch Hoa i pho cha ve.  Anh co dan g khong?
Thi: Bao gi ch ay ve?
Ha:

Toi cung khong ro.  Ch ay i cach ay ba tieng,
co le cung sap ve.
Thi:

Toi mi ch ay i xem phim 7 gi ri toi nay.  Bay gi la 7 gi 20 roi.
Ha: Anh a mua ve cha?
Thi: Roi, toi mua hai ve roi.
Ha: Cha, phien nh!.... A may qua, ch Hoa ve roi.  (noi vi ch Hoa)  Co ien thoai cho ch ay.
Hoa: A-lo, Hoa ay.
Thi: A Hoa ay a. Bay gi hai mi roi, sao khong en on anh?
Hoa: on ai? Xin loi, anh noi g toi  khong hieu?
Thi:

Thi ay, em hen la 7 gi 15 en on anh roi mnh i
xem phim. 
Hoa: Xin loi, toi khong quen ai ten la Thi ca.  Toi cung khong hen en on ai i xem phim ca..  Co le anh goi nham so .
Thi: Chet cha! o la 473741, phai khong?
Hoa: Khong, ay la 47274l.
Thi: O, the a, xin loi ch nhe, xin loi ch nhe, toi a lam phien ch.
Hoa: O, khong sao.
T vng Vocabulary
ro be clear
cung sap ve will return pretty soon
(lam) phien to bother, disturb, be troublesome
ve ticket
Cha, phien nh! Well, it's troublesome isn't it?
may be lucky
Adjective qua very very Adjective
cho for
quen be acquainted (with)
Toi khong quen ai ten la Thi ca. I don't know anybody named Thi.
nham wrong, wrongly
chet cha! Oh-h! (Exclamation of regret, dismay)
khong sao No matter. That's all right.

English equivalents for C4 and C5
C 4 (C6 in the text book)
1- Hello.  Is that Peter? Jan speaking.
  • Alo! Anh Peter ay/ o a? Jan ay.
  • Oh, hi, Jan.
  • A, chao ch Jan.
Are you going to go anywhere tonight?
  • Toi nay anh (co) (nh) i au khong?
No, I'm not going anywhere tonight.  Do you want to go somewhere?
  • Khong, toi nay toi khong i au (ca ).  Ch (co) muon i au khong?
I'd like to invite you to go out for dinner.
  • Toi muon mi anh i an cm chieu.
Would you? That's good !  What time do you want to go?
  • The a?  Hay lam.  May gi ch muon i?
Can you come and pick me up at 6:300?
  • Sau (gi) ri anh en on toi c khong?
O.K., I'll come at 6:30.
  • / c, sau (gi) ri toi en .
2- Hello, I'd like to speak to Hoang.
  • Alo, toi muon noi chuyen vi anh Hoang.
Oh, he's not home.  He just left about 10 minutes ago.
  • A Da, anh ay khong co () nha.  Anh ay va i cach ay khoang mi phut.
Excuse me,  who's speaking?
  • Xin loi,  anh la ai vay?
My name is john.  I study in the same class with Hoang.
  • Ten toi la John.  Toi hoc cung lp vi anh Hoang.
Oh, do you? Do you want to leave a message?
  • The a?  Anh dan g khong?
I asked him to go out tonight, but I have some other thing to do, so I won't be able to go out with him.
  • Toi mi anh ay toi nay i chi, nhng toi co chut viec, nen toi se khong i vi anh ay c.
I'll let him know.  Does he know your telephone number?
  • Toi se noi lai vi anh ay vay.  Anh Hoang biet so ien thoai anh khong?
Yes, he knows my telephone number already.
  • Biet, anh ay biet so ien thoai toi roi.
3- This is the " Round the World" Travel Agency, hello (polite).
  • ay la cong ty du lch " Vong quanh The gii", xin chao.
Hello, I want to make an appointment to see the Agency Director.
  • Chao anh/ch...., toi muon hen gap ba Gam oc cong ty.
She's not in the office today.   Let me see... Can you come Friday at 9:00a.m?
  • Ba (Giam oc) khong co van phong hom nay.  e toi xem...
  • Chn gi sang th sau ch/ anh/...en c khong?

C 5 (C7 in the text book)
Thi: Hello, I want to speak with Hoa.
Ha:

I'm sorry, Hoa went downtown and hasn't returned yet.  Do you want to leave a message?
Thi: When will she be back?
Ha: I'm not quite sure.  She left three hours ago, perhaps she's about to return.
Thi: I invited her to go see a film at 7:30 tonight. (Now) it's 7:20 already.
Ha: Have you bought the tickets yet?
Thi: Yes, I bought two tickets already.
Ha:

Oh, what a nuisance! Oh-h, lucky! Hoa's back already.  (speaking to Hoa) Telephone for you.
Hoa: Hello.  This is Hoa.
Thi:

Oh, Hoa (you're there , are you)? It's 7:20 already.  Why haven't you picked me up?
Hoa: Pick who up? Excuse me, what are you saying? I don't understand.
Thi: This is Thi.  You made a date to pick me up at 7:15 to go to a movie.
Hoa: Excuse me, I don't know anyone named Thi, and I did'nt make a date to pickup anyone to go to a movie.  Perhaps you have the wrong number.
Thi: Oh-h! Isn't that 473741?
Hoa:  No, it's 472741.
Thi: Oh so!  Please excuse me! Excuse me for bothering you!
Hoa: Oh, no problem.

 

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