Bai Mi Lam - Lesson 15
Part C - Review exercises 7 and 18


Bai Tap 7
Bai dch ra tieng Viet
Write the appropriate Vietnamese for these English phrases and sentences, remembering to write the correct vowel  and tone marks.
1- Can you go with me to the guesthouse?

 

2- I cannot understand the lesson.

 

3- We can help him tomorrow.

 

4- Don't start singing!

 

5- Let's go to the club!

 

6- Do you know where my dictionary is?

 

7- Your dictionary is on the table in your room.

 

8- How do you like Saigon.

 

9- Saigon is very big and crowded.

 

10- So that it's a lot of fun.

 

11- Let's go there one more time!

 

12- I think my room at the guest house is too small.

 

13- Have you ever been to France.

 

14- never yet been to France.

 

15- not yet heard of that tape

 

16- How many times have you seen that film?

 

17- Seen that film several times already

 

18- seen that film only once

 

19- been over to Kim's house three or four times, something like that

 

20- I've eaten ph many times

 

21- Where do you intend to go?

 

22- Do you intend to go anywhere?

 

23- I haven't decided to go anywhere?

 

24- need to ask anything

 

25- want to meet anybody

 

26- don't want to meet anybody

 

27- Who do you want to meet?

 

28- work in the same place with him

 

29- study in the same faculty with her

 

30- won't be able to go

 

31- You should talk with him.

 

32- bigger and taller

 

33- speak more slowly

 

34- speaks Vietnamese better

 

35- shorter than this lesson

 

36- prettier than Chicago

 

37- like to live in Sydney more (rather live in Sydney)

 

38- like to live in Sydney more than in New York

 

39- like new music the most

 

40- Which doctor is the best?

 

41- Don't, younger brother!

 

42- Help me!

 

Bai tap 18
After reading the story, translate it into (natural) English.
Anh Harry la sinh vien kinh te Viet Nam hoc trng ai hoc Yale My.  Ky ngh nay anh i Ha-oai tham ban. Anh khong bao trc.  Anh muon ban anh ngac nhien. Ban anh, anh Jim, cung la sinh vien.  Anh Jim hoc tieng Viet trng ai hoc Ha-oai va cung ang c ngh.  Harry tm en a ch cua Jim. Anh go ca. Mot ngi an ong Viet Nam ra m ca.
Harry, ngac nhien, tng en nham nha. Anh hoi:
bulletXin loi, ay la ng Kapahulu, phai khong?
bulletDa phai, ___ ngi Viet tra li.
bulletSo nha nay la mi hai, phai khong?
bulletDa phai.
Harry mng lam, hoi tiep:
bulletVay ay la nha anh Jim, phai khong?
bulletDa phai, toi chung vi anh Jim. ___ ngi Viet tra li.
bulletAnh Jim co nha khong?
bulletDa khong.
bulletVay anh Jim i au?
bulletDa i Mainland roi.
bulleti Mainland?! i lam g, anh biet khong?
bulletDa, anh ay c ngh he nen i tham mot ngi ban ten la Harry.
T vng Vocabulary
ky ngh holidays
bao trc to inform in advance
ngac nhien be surprised
tm to look for, seek
go to knock
ra to go out
tng to mistakenly think, imagine
c +Verb to have opportunity to +Verb
nham wrongly
en nham nha to mistake the house
tra li to answer
mng be glad, pleased
chung vi to share the house with
..co nha khong? Is... at home?
Mainland the continental US (when in Hawaii)

Answers for Exercises #7, #18
Bai tap 7
1- Can you go with me to the guesthouse?
    Anh/ Ch/... en nha khach vi toi c khong?
2- I cannot understand the lesson.
    Toi khong hieu bai c.
3- We can help him tomorrow.
    Ngay mai chung ta/chung toi giup anh/ong ay c.
4- Don't start singing!
    ng bat au hat!
5- Let's go to the club!
    
(Chung) ta i cau lac bo i!)
6- Do you know where my dictionary is?
   
Anh/ Ch/... biet quyen/cuon t ien toi au khong?
7- Your dictionary is on the table in your room.
   
Quyen/ Cuon t ien ch/ anh/... tren ban trong phong ch/ anh/
8- How do you like Saigon?
   
Anh/Ch / ...thay Saigon the nao?
9- Saigon is very big and crowded.
   
Saigon ln lam va ong ngi lam
10-so that's a lot of fun.
     nen vui lam.
11-Let's go there one more time!
    
(Chung) ta i ay/o mot lan na i!)
12-I think my room at the guest house is too small.
    
Toi thay can phong toi nha khach nho qua.
13-Have you ever been to France?
    
Anh/ Ch/... i Phap bao gi/lan nao cha?
14-never yet been to France.
    
cha i Phap bao gi/lan nao ca.
15-not yet heard that tape.
    
cha nghe cuon bang o
16-How many times (have you) seen that film?
    
Xem phim o may lan roi?
17-seen that film several times already.
    
Xem phim o may lan roi.
18-seen that film once.
     Xem phim o mot lan thoi
19-been over to Kim's house three or four times, something like that
    
i qua nha Kim ba bon lan g o
20-I've eaten ph many times.
    
Toi an ph nhieu lan roi.
21-Where do you intend to go?
    
Anh/Ch/... nh i au?
22-Do you intend to go anywhere?
    
Anh/Ch/..nh i au khong?
23-I haven't decided to go anywhere.
    
Toi khong nh i au.
24-need to ask anything?
    
can hoi g khong?
25-want to meet anybody?
    
muon gap ai khong?
26-don't want to meet anybody.
    
khong muon gap ai
27-Who do you want to meet?
     Anh Ch/....muon gap ai?
28-work in the same place with him.
    
lam cung mot cho vi anh/ong ay
29-study in the same faculty with her.
    
hoc cung khoa vi ch/co/ba ay
30-won't be able to go.
    
se khong i c
31-You should talk to him.
    
Anh/Ch/... nen noi chuyen vi anh/ ong ay.
32-bigger and taller.
    
ln hn va cao hn
33-speak more slowly.
    
noi cham hn.
34-speak Vietnamese better.
    
noi tieng Viet gioi hn.
35-shorter than this lesson.
    
ngan hn bai nay.
36-prettier than Chicago.
    
ep hn Chicago.
37-like to live in Sydney more (rather live in Sydney).
    
thch (song) Sydney hn
38-like to live in Sydney more than in New York.
    
thch (song) Sydney hn () Nu c.
39-like new music the most.
    
thch nhac mi nhat.
40-Which doctor is the best?
    
Bac s nao gioi nhat?
41-Don't, younger brother!
    
ng, em!
42-Help me!
    
(Hay) giup toi i!

Bai tap 18
Harry is a student of Vietnamese economics who studies at Yale Univeristy. During the holidays he went to Hawaii to visit a friend. He did not tell the friend beforehand. He wanted to surprise him.   His friend, Jim is also a student. Jim studies Vietnamese language at the University of Hawaii, and he also is on holidays/has a holiday.  In Hawaii Harry looks for Jim's address. He knocks on the door.  A Vietnamese man opens the door.  Harry, surprised, thinks he has the wrong house. He asks:
bulletExcuse me, this is Kapahhuly street, isn't it?
bulletYes, - The Vietnammese man answers.
bulletIsn't this house No.12?
bulletYes.
Harry, pleased, asks further:
bulletSo this is Jim's house, isn't it?
bulletYes, I live with Jim, - the Vietnamese man answers.
bulletIs Jim home?
bulletNo, he isn't.
bulletSo where has he gone?
bulletHe went to the Mainland (already).
bulletHe went to the Mainland! What did he go (to the Mainland) for, do you know?
bulletHe's on summer vacation, so he went to the Mainland to visit a friend named Harry.

 

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