Intermediate - What kind of ad? - Poddies collaboration

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January 13, 2013, 06:04 AM

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John: Hey intermediate learners, this is Chinesepod, I'm John.

Dilu: 你好,你好,我是Dilu欢迎收听中文博客

John: And today we have a special lesson about advertising

Dilu: 嗯,对,我们今天说做广告,做广告

John: OK, so 广告, 3rd tone, 4th tone, that means advertisement

Dilu: 是的

John: And you just said 做广告,so that means do an advertisement?

Dilu: 其实做广告就是advertise的意思

John: Ah, OK, so it's not necessarily make an ad, or maybe that's part of it, but to actually advertise, that's 做广告

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January 13, 2013, 06:05 AM

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Dilu: 对,中文里面你要用一个verb要用一个动词

John: OK, so the verb is 做

Dilu: 对

John: Alright, let's listen to the dialogue, this little company has no idea what they're doing, but we're going to learn alot from them

Dilu: 好,先听一下对话

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January 13, 2013, 06:06 AM

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January 13, 2013, 06:20 AM

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John: Alright, so we heard about lots of different kinds of advertising. Still no plan, but that's ok we have lots to learn. Ah, right at the beginning of the dialogue we hear what's going on with the company, right?

Dilu: 对,这个男人说我们公司新品上市要做一些广告

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January 13, 2013, 06:21 AM

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John: OK, so our company's new product has hit the market

Dilu: 嗯,对,新品上市

John: So, 新品,1st tone 3rd tone, that refers to what?

Dilu: 就是新产品

John: OK, so a new product

Dilu: 是的,然后我们有一个动词叫上市,上市两个第四声

John: OK, 上市,now you may have learned 上市 in the sense of to IPO, right, because it can mean that but when you're talking about a product it's more like to hit the market, to hit the shelves, to be available for purchase

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January 13, 2013, 06:21 AM

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Dilu: 对,其实就是你可以在店里买到这个产品了

John: You can buy it now. OK, so again that word is...

Dilu: 上市,上市

John: OK, so because their new product is going to hit the market they...

Dilu: 要做一些广告,要做一些广告

John: OK, so 做广告 means to advertise

Dilu: 嗯

John: To place some ads I guess

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January 13, 2013, 06:34 AM

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Dilu: 对,然后他们要做一些广告

John: So do some ads, do some advertising

Dilu: 对,对,对,所以那这个男的就问你们有什么建议,有什么建议

John: So, you have what suggestions

Dilu: 嗯,两个第四声,建议

John: 建议 can be a noun meaning suggestion, but it can also be a verb, right?

Dilu: 嗯,如果你问有什么建议可能别人会说我建议你什么什么什么

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January 13, 2013, 06:34 AM

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John: So, I suggest that you do this

Dilu: 对,那那个就是一个动词

John: OK, so that's the verb form of 建议 and then, uh, in the next line we hear a girl talking and we learn what the new product is, right?

Dilu: 嗯,这个女同事她就说化妆品嘛电视的广告的效果是最好的

John: OK, so the product again is...

Dilu: 化妆品,化妆品

John: So, cosmetic product, make-up

Dilu: 嗯

John: What are the tones?

Dilu: 第四声,第一声和第三声,化妆品

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