Lesson 144 Revision of Movie 第一百四十四课 电影复习课 - China Plus

Lesson 144 Revision of Movie 第一百四十四课 电影复习课

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Lesson 144 Revision of Movie 第一百四十四课 电影复习课

YJ: Dajia hao. Welcome to weekend Chinese Studio on CRI. Wo shi Yajie. 
Cam: Dajia hao, wo shi Cam. 
YJ: Cam, it’s our movie week on CS. What did you think? 
Cam: It’s been great! I learned a lot of useful words. But I need a review if I want to put them into real conversation.  
YJ: Ok. Let’s first listen to Sentences in the Week.
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Sentences in the Week 
movie, 电影, movie star. 电影明星, comedy喜剧,tragedy. 悲剧 horror movie 恐怖片,animation 动画片,blockbuster. 大片 Are there any new blockbusters coming out soon? 最近有什么新的大片? All in today’s Chinese Studio.
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YJ:Cam, what’s the Chinese for movie, do you still remember that? 
Cam: It’s电影( dian4 ying3) 
YJ: Right, 电影( dian4 ying3). 
Cam: Then I’m wondering how to say “movie star”? 
YJ: We mentioned that star is 明星(dian4 ying3). 
Cam: 明星(ming2 xing1). 
YJ: 明 (ming2) means bright,  
Cam: 明 (ming2).
YJ: 星(xing1) originally means a star in the sky. 
Cam: 星.(xing1)
YJ: Here a bright star stands for a famous actor or actress. 明星(ming2 xing1)
Cam: I see. 明星(ming2 xing1).
YJ: Then a movie star would be…
Cam: 电影明星(dian4 ying3 ming2 xing1)!Got it. 
YJ: Very good. 电影明星(dian4 ying3 ming2 xing1).

Conversation 1:
A:这是我最喜欢的电影!
B:为什么?
A:因为这部电影里有我最喜欢的电影明星。 

YJ: Now quiz time. Listeners, let’s find out if Cam remember all the words we learned about movie genre. 
Cam: Just give’em to me…
YJ: OK, first one, comedy
Cam:喜剧. Because 喜means happy in Chinese. 
YJ: Good, then followed by tragedy, which is …
Cam: 悲剧.   
YJ: Good beginning. What’s the genre of the famous film “the Shining”? 
Cam: I’m sure it’s 恐怖片(kong3 bu4 pian1) ,horror film. 
YJ: Right. 恐怖片(kong3 bu4 pian1) 恐怖(kong3 bu4) means horrified, scary,
Cam: 恐怖 (kong3 bu4 )
YJ: 片 (pian1) means film 
Cam: 片( pian1),
YJ: 恐怖片(kong3 bu4 pian1), horror movie,
Cam: 恐怖片 (kong3 bu4 pian1). 
YJ: Cam, what’s the Chinese for an animation?
Cam: it’s 动画片(dong4 hua4 pian1)
YJ: Very good!

Conversation 2: 
A:我爱看喜剧,你呢?
B:我也爱看喜剧。我不喜欢悲剧。
A: 除了喜剧,我还喜欢恐怖片。
B: 我喜欢动画片。

YJ: Cam, do you still remember the Chinese for blockbuster? 
Cam: it’s 大片 (da4 pian1)   
YJ: Good, 大片  (da4 pian1) , which literally means big film. Here it’s an informal way of calling a large-budget movie with widespread popularity. 
Cam: Right, 大片(da4 pian1). Yajie, could you repeat how to say “Are there any new blockbusters coming out soon?”
YJ: It’s 最近有什么新的大片?(zui4 jin4 you3 shen2me xin1 de da4 pian1)
Cam: 最近有什么新的大片?(zui4 jin4 you3 shen2me xin1 de da4 pian1)
YJ: 最近(zui4 jin4 ) means recently.
Cam: 最近 (zui4 jin4 ).
YJ: 有什么?(you3 shen2me) Is there anything?
Cam: 有什么(you3 shen2me) 
YJ: 新的 (xin1de ), new
Cam: 新的(xin1de )
YJ: 大片 (da4 pian1), blockbuster
Cam: 大片(da4 pian1)
YJ: 最近有什么新的大片?(zui4 jin4 you3 shen2me xin1 de da4 pian1)
Cam: 最近有什么新的大片?(zui4 jin4 you3 shen2me xin1 de da4 pian1) Are there any new blockbusters coming out soon?

Conversation 3:
A: 最近有什么新的大片?
B:  你可以上网查查。

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Sentences in the Week
movie, 电影,  movie star. 电影明星,comedy喜剧,tragedy.悲剧 horror movie恐怖片,animation动画片,blockbuster. 大片 Is there any new blockbuster coming up soon? 最近有什么新的大片? All in today’s Chinese Studio.
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YJ: Now we’ve reviewed those basic words about film. 
Cam: Yes, it’s been really helpful. Now comes question of the day, how do you say “Are there any new blockbusters coming out soon?” in Chinese?  See you next week.
YJ: 周末愉快!(zhou1mo4yu2kuai4)

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