Intermediate - Renting an apartment through an agent 3 - Poddie collaboration
Let's give another a go, now that I've been bitten by the bug. No reason for this specific Intermediate, other than it's next on my study list!
John: Chinesepod listeners, this is an intermediate lesson and my name is John.
John: And today we're renting an apartment. This is part of an ongoing series, right?
John: OK, 房客, right?
John: So, that's like 房子的房
John: So, house guest meaning tenant.
John: Not house guest.
John: OK, so we've got the tenant, or the potential tenant.
John: And then, who else do we have here?
John: And that's the landlord.
John: And then there's a third person too, right?
John: OK, so the person in the middle is the agent.
John: OK, so you might not hear all of those words, but those are the three people you're going to hear talking and, uh, do we need to know anything else before we listen in?
Hi watyamacallit, not sure what the measure word for dialogues is. I went with 节 since I recall this was the MW for "lessons", e.g. 这节课。 I guess it could be 届 which, according to Lingoes, is a MW for events, meetings, etc.
John: OK, so when we start off, ah, we've got the agent asking the tenant how he feels about the apartment, right?
John: OK, so 房子 refers to a house or, in this case, an apartment.
John: And it has a special measure word, right?
JZ: 嗯，是的，"套", 一套