Part C:  
Bai tap - Exercises
C 1
A asks B a question.  Practice with full affirmative and negative answers.

A:   Co co t ien Anh-Viet khong?
B1: (Da) co.  Toi co mot quyen t ien Anh-Viet.
B2: (Da) khong.  Toi khong co t ien Anh-Viet.
1. Ch co ong ho khong?
2. Lp o co ban khong?
3. Ch anh co con khong?
4. Ho co ti-vi khong?
5. Anh co ban ay khong?
6. Vung ay co nha khong?

C 2
Using the questions in C1, pratice with cha in place of Khong, remembering to use roi in the affirmative answer.  Then practice with both affirmative and negative answers.
Example:
A:   Co co t ien Anh-Viet cha?
B1: (Da) roi, toi co t ien Anh-Viet roi.
B2: (Da) cha, toi cha co t ien Anh-Viet. 

C 3
Ask and answer the following questions, using some number and the correct classifier.
Example:
A: Ch co may quyen sach?
B: Toi co hai quyen (sach).
1. Co co may cai/cay but?
2. Nha anh co may cai ca?
3. Lp co may cai ban?
4. Ch co may quyen/cuon v?
5. Cac anh co may quyen sach hoc?
6. Ba ay co may a con?

C 4
Using the proper classifier, answer these questions with the given number and adjectives.

Example:
A: Ch co may quyen t ien? (nam; ln, nho).
B: Toi co nam quyen, hai quyen ln va ba quyen nho.
1. Co co may cai/ cay but? (ba; mi, cu)
2. Ch co may a con? (bon; trai, gai)
3. Ba ay co may a chau? (ba; ln, be)
4. Anh Nam co may a em? (nam; trai, gai)
5. Nha anh  co may cai ban? (ba; mi, cu)
6. Nha ch ay co may cai ti-vi? (hai; ln, nho)

C 5  (C7 in the text book)
Give Vietnamese equivalents to the following.
1. Do you have a text book?
  • Yes, I do.
2. How many notebooks do you have?
  • I have three, two large ones an one small one.
3. In the economics class are there any student researchers?
  • Yes, there are four.
  • Are there any Japanese student researchers?
  • No, there aren't any Japanese student researchers.
4. How many people are there in your family?
  • There are six of us: my parents, my older sister, my older brother, myself and my  younger brother.
5. Is your sister married yet?
  • No, she's not married yet, but my brother is married already.
  • How many children does he have?
  • He has three: one boy and two girls.
  • How old is the boy?
  • Around 7 years old.
6. Where does your brother live?
  • He lives with (vi) (our) paternal grandparents, near the market, behind the bank.

Bai tap oc
C 6 (C8 in the text book)
Intro: oc bai nay roi tap viet chuyen theo mau bai nay.
Read this exercise, then practice writing following the model of the exercise.
* Chung no may be used when speaking of one's own (that is, inferior/younger) family members or in impolite reference to other inferior persons.
Hear the Whole Dialog
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Lan: Gia nh ch co may ngi?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Kim: Gia nh toi co sau ngi.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Lan: Sau ngi la nhng ai?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Kim: Ong ba ngoai toi, bo me toi, toi va chong toi.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Lan: Ch cha co con a?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Kim: Da cha, toi mi lap gia nh cach ay ba thang.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Lan: Ch co anh ch em khong?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Kim: Da co, nhng ho rieng roi.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Lan: Ch co may anh ch em?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Kim: Toi co mot anh trai, hai ch gai, ba em trai va bon em gai.
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Lan: Cac em ch cung co gia nh roi a?
spkr.gif (282 bytes) Kim:

Da cha, nhng chung no vi gia nh anh trai toi, v nha
anh ay rong va gan trng.
T vng Vocabulary
nhng ai who (plural)
lap establish
lap gia nh get married
co gia nh be married
cach ay distant from here (past)
rieng separately
rieng live apart/in (an)other houses
chung no they (familiar)*
vi with
rong be large, spacious

English equivalents for C5 (C7 in the textbook)
1- Do you have a textbook?
  • Anh/Ch/....co sach hoc khong?
2- How many notebooks do you have?
  • Anh/Ch/...co may quyen/cuon v?
  • I have three, two large ones and one small one.
  • Toi co ba quyen/cuon, hai quyen/ cuon ln, mot quyen/cuon nho.
3- In the economics class are there any student researchers?
  • lp kinh te co nghien cu sinh khong?
  • Yes, there are four.
  • Co, co bon nghien cu sinh.
  • Are there any Japanese student reachers?
  • Co nghien cu sinh Nhat khong?
  • No, there aren't any Japanese student rereachers.
  • Khong, khong co nghien cu sinh Nhat.
4- How many people are there in your family?
  • Gia nh anh/ch/.. co may ngi?
  • There are six of us: my parents, my older sister, my older brother, myself and my    younger brother.
  • Gia nh toi co sau ngi, bo me/ ba ma toi, ch gai toi, anh trai toi, toi va em trai toi.
5- Is your sister married yet?
  • Ch anh/ ch....co gia nh cha?
  • No, she's not married yet, but my brother is married already.
  • Cha, ch ay/ toi cha co gia nh, nhng anh toi co gia nh roi.
  • How many children does he have?
  • Anh ay co may a con?
  • He has three: one boy and two girls.
  • Anh (ay) co ba a con, mot a con trai va hai a con gai.

English equivalents for C 6 (C8 in the textbook)
Lan: How many people are in your family?
Kim: There are six people in my family.
Lan: Who are the six people?
Kim: My grandparents (my mother's parents), my parents, myself, and my husband.
Lan: You don't have children yet?
Kim: Not yet. I just got married three months ago.
Lan: Do you have brothers and sisters?
Kim: Yes, but they live separately (away from home already).
Lan: How many brothers and sisters do you have?
Kim: I have one older brother, two older sisters, three younger brothers and four younger sisters.
Lan: Are your younger brothers and sisters already married too, then?
Kim: No, not yet, but they live with my older brother's family because his house is large and is near the school.

 

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