Intermediate - Lucky Day - Poddies collaboration
chrisJuly 02, 2011, 08:15 AM posted in Transcripts with Tal
John: Hey guys, I'm John, this is an Intermediate lesson.
John: And it's somebody's lucky day today
John: No, it's someone in the dialogue's lucky day
John: Alright, so that's our key word, 幸运 means 'lucky', right?
John: OK, two fourth tones, and that's an adjective, right?
John: Alright, let's listen up and find out why
John: Alright, so this story seems slightly familiar, but anyway let's talk about why this guy is lucky
Dilu: Because someone was really 倒霉
John: Okay, but how is he lucky?
Dilu: 恩，我们来看一下， 那这个人呢他说今天很幸运因为呢昨天晚上打鼓练习很顺利而且睡得也很好
John: All right, so 打鼓 that's play the drums
John: 练习 is to practice
Dilu: 恩， 对， 打鼓练习，打鼓练习很顺利
John: OK, 顺利，that's s-h-u-n two fourth tones, right?
Dilu: 对， 两个第四声，顺利
John: OK, so 顺利 means, 'smooth' right?
Dilu: 没错， 就是你做事情的时候没有遇到太多的问题【和】困难
John: So you didn't run into any problems. So you can say 练习很顺利
John: Practice went really well
Dilu: 对， 也可以说工作很顺利或者你的约会很顺利
John: All right, so work is going really well, the date went well
Dilu: 恩，Everything's on track
John: Okay, 顺利, Got it
chrisJuly 02, 2011, 08:19 AM