Intermediate - An interview for a private driver - Poddies collaboration

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December 24, 2011, 01:12 AM

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Dilu: Coming to you all the way from Shanghai, China you're listening to Chinesepod. My name's Dilu.

John: Hey guys, I'm John and this is an Intermediate lesson.

Dilu: 嗯,今天呢我们要做一个面试

John: 面试,right

Dilu: 没错

John: Two 4th tones, that's an interview

Dilu: 是的,但是是一个比较特殊的工作的面试

John: So, a special job. And what's the job?

Dilu: 司机,司机

John: Ah, so driver, right?

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December 24, 2011, 01:14 AM

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Dilu: 对,我们要找一个司机

John: OK, so obviously when you're interviewing a driver there are a lot of special questions you need to ask, you know, only a driver

Dilu: 对,有一些特殊的问题

John: Alright, so let's listen to the dialogue and get into it

Dilu: 好的

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December 24, 2011, 01:26 AM

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December 24, 2011, 01:26 AM

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Dilu: 那面试司机一个重要的问题就是开车几年了

John: Right, so how long have you been driving, and he's been driving for...

Dilu: 十五六年,有十五六年了

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December 24, 2011, 01:27 AM

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John: So, 15 or 16 years

Dilu: 嗯,那这位司机的驾龄挺长的,驾龄挺长的

John: OK, so something is long. Something is pretty long, 驾龄

Dilu: 啊,嗯,我们看一下这个词,驾龄,第四声和第二声

John: OK, 4th and 2nd and what does it mean?

Dilu: 啊,表示的就是驾驶的时间,驾驶的【年历】

John: So, the 驾驶 refers to driving

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December 24, 2011, 01:33 AM

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Dilu: 对

John: So the amount of time you've been driving

Dilu: 没错

John: Your years of driving

Dilu: 嗯,驾龄挺长的

John: So, if you have many years of driving experience you say 驾龄挺长的

Dilu: 对,你要说驾龄长不可以说驾龄大

John: 驾龄多,怎么样?

Dilu: 也不可以一定要说长和短

John: OK, got it

Dilu: 那一个驾龄挺长的司机我们叫他老司机,老司机

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December 24, 2011, 01:34 AM

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John: OK, 老司机,so that's 老 in a good way, right?

Dilu: 嗯,对,对,对,说的不是年龄而是驾龄

John: So, he's experienced

Dilu: 对

John: But this 老, you can't just attach it to any job

Dilu: 啊,这种使用不可以放在所有的职业前面

John: Like for example if I said 老医生

Dilu: 啊,那就是听上去这个医生年纪很大

John: So it's an old doctor

Dilu: 对

John: So, you can't put that at the beginning of every occupation

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December 24, 2011, 01:35 AM

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Dilu: 嗯

John: Are there any other examples that are common

Dilu: 老同学,老同学就是认识时间很长的同学

John: So, old classmates. How about old friends?

Dilu: 老朋友,也很好

John: OK. Alright, so this guy's a 老司机

Dilu: 嗯,然后的问题就是驾照是什么类型,驾照是什么类型

John: OK, so 驾照 this is J..I..A, 4th tone, Z..H..A..O, 4th tone, right?

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