Lesson 18 - Translation in English
Dialog A1
Salesman:
Anna:
Salesman:
Anna:
Salesman:
What do you want to buy, Miss?
Do you have fish sauce, and what brands do you have?
Yes, Mam, we have many varieties.  Look over here.
Let me buy this kind.  How much does it cost a bottle?
$2.49.
Dialog A2
Anna:

Salesman:
Anna:
Salesman:
Anna:
Salesman:
Anna:
Salesman:
Oh, you sell those (rice bowls) too, do you? What are they called in Vietnamese?
These are 'bat'.
How much is one...bat?
80 cents for one.
Yes, I'll buy four.  Oh, do you have chopsticks?
Yes, here.  Each package has six pairs - very cheap.  Buy these, Miss!
Yes, but....Do you have lacquer chopsticks?
No, you can go to an Asian souvenir shop to buy those.
Dialog A3
Anna:
Saleswoman:
Anna:
Saleswoman:
Anna:

Saleswoman:
Excuse me, do you have lacquer chopsticks?
Yes, we have.  We have many kinds, please come over here to see.
These red kinds are pretty.  How much are they a pair?
This kind is $2.50 for two pairs.
Yes. I'd like to buy four pairs, please.  Oh, in these pairs there's one pair that's damaged/not good.
Oh really? That pair over there is better.  Take that pair.
Dialog A4
Anna:
Saleswoman:
Anna:
Saleswoman:
Anna:
Saleswoman:
Anna:

Saleswoman:
Excuse me, how mush is this painting?
$156.
And how about this vase?
This is $45.
It seems a little expensive.  Can you reduce it?
This vase is pretty and very valuable.  But/Wait, I'll let you have it for $35.
Yes, I'll take it.  Would you--you know-- for me?How do you say--this (motions).... in Vietnamese?
To wrap.  Yes, I'll wrap it for you.