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ID: 2590 Intermediate
This lesson teaches you some phrases that will be handy on a movie set for all you budding actors and models out there.
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导演 dǎoyǎn director
灯光 dēngguāng lighting
to arrange
chǎng measure word for scene
导演,灯光这样打可以吗?
dǎoyǎn ,dēngguāng zhèyàng dǎ kěyǐ ma ?
Is the lighting OK like this?
这场戏的灯光不需要太明亮,可以稍微再暗一点,这样可以更好地配合舞台背景。
zhè chǎng xì de dēngguāng bù xūyào tài míngliàng ,kěyǐ shāowēi zài àn yīdiǎn ,zhèyàng kěyǐ gèng hǎo de pèihé wǔtái bèijǐng 。
The lighting for this scene doesn't need to be too bright. Can we make it a little darker to make it fit with the stage design.
好的,这样可以吗?
hǎo de ,zhèyàng kěyǐ ma ?
OK, is that OK?
很好。就这样。
hěn hǎo 。jiù zhèyàng 。
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