Bai Mi Sau - oi thoai
Lesson 16 - Dialog

Introduction:

This lesson you will learn the use of:
"
mat" in statements about the price and cost.
"
cho" as preposition (to, for).
"
cho" as verb (to give, to allow).

Classifiers for FRUITS:
"
trai" for Southern dialect.
"
qua" for Northern dialect.

Classifiers for objects in general:
"
cai"

Phan A: Cau mau - Patterns
oi thoai A1 - Dialog A1
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Lan and Thi meet in front of the student guest house.

Lan:
Thi:

Lan:
Thi:
Lan:
Anh i pho ha?
, toi nh i gi t o cho gia nh roi i sang hieu sach.
Ch co can g khong?
Anh mua cho toi mot quyen sach c khong?
c ch, ch muon mua sach g?
Quyen Van Hoa Viet Nam cua Phan Mai Hoa.

T vng (Vocabulary)

cho to, for
roi and then...
Van hoa society, culture
cua by, of
Toi gi t o cho gia nh. I'm sending a few things to my family.
Anh mua cho toi mot quyen sach. Buy (for) me a book.

oi thoai A2 - Dialog A2
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* In writing numbers in Vietnamese, a period marks one thousand and a comma marks decimals.
Thi i vao tiem sach.

Thi:

Co ban sach:
Thi:
Co ban sach:
Cho toi xem quyen Van Hoa Viet Nam cua Phan Mai Hoa.
Vang.  ay, mi ong xem.
Cam n co.  (Thi xem quyen sach) Vang.  Cho toi mua quyen nay.   Mat bao nhieu tien co?
60.000 ong. (Sau mi nghn ong = $US 6, in 1994)*

T vng (Vocabulary)

cho to let, allow
ban to sell
mi please....(I invite you to...)
mat to lose, spend
Mat bao nhieu tien? How much does it cost?

oi thoai A3 - Dialog A3
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Thi returns from downtown and meets Lan, giving her the book.
 

Lan:
Thi:
Lan:
Thi:
Lan:
Thi:
Chiec xe ap cua anh ep qua.  Anh mua au the ?
A, bo toi cho toi hom sinh nhat.
The a.  The me anh cho anh cai g?
Me toi cho toi mot cai ong ho.
Va ch anh cho anh cai g khong?
Co, ch toi cho toi mot quyen sach hat.

T vng (Vocabulary)

cua belonging to, possession of
...the/ vay? So....?
cho to give
(hom) sinh nhat (on my) birthday
Bo toi cho toi My father gave me (a bicycle)
(mot chiec xe ap) to me.

[Dialog Translation]

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