Bai Mi Tam - oi thoai
Lesson 18 - Dialog

Introduction:

This lesson will help you:
  • to go shopping.
  • to learn more vocabulary for your daily life: names of different foods, meats, products, color, weight in kilograms (not in pounds).
  • to bargain for your goods.

Phan A: Cau mau - Patterns
oi thoai A1 - Dialog A1
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( ca hang ban o hop My. Ong ban hang khong tre cung khong gia.)

Ong ban hang:  
Anna:
Ong ban hang:
Anna:
Ong ban hang:
Co muon mua g?
Ong co nc mam khong, va co nhng hieu nao?
Da tha, co nhieu hieu lam. Co xem ay.
Ong cho toi mua hieu nay. Bao nhieu tien mot chai ong?
Da, hai ong bon mi chn. *

T vng (Vocabulary)

hang goods, merchandise
ca hang shop, store
o hop canned/boxed food
ngi/co ...ban hang salesman/woman
nc mam fish sauce
hieu brand, tradename
chai bottle (of something)

oi thoai A2 - Dialog A2
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Anna:

Ong ban hang:
Anna:
Ong ban hang:
Anna:
Ong ban hang:
Anna:
Ong ban hang:
A, ong cung ban cai nay ha? (pointing to rice bowls) Cai nay tieng Viet goi la g?
Da, cai nay la bat.
Mot cai...bat...gia bao nhieu?
Da, tam mi xu mot cai.
Vang, toi mua bon cai. A, ong co ua khong?
Da, co ay. Moi goi co sau oi. Re lam co mua i!
Vang, nhng.... Ong co ua sn mai khong?
Khong. Co co the i en hang ban o lu niem chau A mua.

T vng (Vocabulary)

bat (northern dialect) small bowl used as rice bowl
chen (southern dialect) "        "         "     "
gia to cost
xu cent
(chiec) ua chopstick
moi every
Cai nay tieng Viet goi la g? What do you call this in Vietnamese?

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