CCTV.com - CNTV English - CCTV News

Lesson 148 Revision of Music

07-14-2010 16:18 BJT

YJ:  Welcome to Chinese Studio on CRI – Wo shi Yajie.
Cam: And wo shi Cam. Another weekend is coming. But before we kick back and relax, let’s review what we’ve learned this week.
YJ: Ok. Let’s check Sentences in the Week.
 
Sentences in the Week 

Fans粉丝,歌迷。concert 演唱会, alternative rock 另类摇滚jazz爵士乐, classical music古典音乐,  can you play the piano? 你会弹钢琴吗?All in today’s Chinese studio.

 

Cam: Yajie, can you remind me how to say fans in Chinese? I remember it’s a kind of food name…

YJ: haha, it’s fen3 si1.

Cam: fen3 si1. right. Because it’s pronunciation is similar to the English word “fans”.

YJ: Correct. Fans are crazy about their own pop singers, and they won’t miss any of the concert.

Cam: Right. What’s the Chinese for concert?

YJ: It’s “yan3 chang4 hui4”.

Cam: yan3 chang4 hui4

YJ: yan3 chang4 means to sing,

Cam:  yan3 chang4

YJ: hui4 here means a big gathering

Cam: hui4 , a big gathering for pop stars and fans.

YJ: Yep. yan3 chang4 hui4.concert

Cam: Yan3 chang4 hui4

 

Conversation1:
A:
我是U2乐队 的粉丝。

B: 粉丝是什么意思?

A: 粉丝就是歌迷的意思。

 

YJ: Do you remember some of the music genres we learned this week?

Cam: I remember my favorite, alternative-rock, is ling4lei4 yao2gun3.

YJ: Good. ling4lei4 means different or unconventional.

Cam: ling4lei4

YJ: rock is short for rock’n roll, yao2gun3.

Cam: yao2gun3.

YJ: ling4lei4 yao2gun3.

Cam: ling4lei4 yao2gun3. alternative rock.

YJ: then what’s Louis Armstrong’s music genre?

Cam: it’s jazz.

YJ: in Chinese It’s 爵士乐

Cam: jue2 shi4 yue4

YJ:  jue2 shi4 , jazz

Cam: jue2 shi4

YJ:  yue4 means music. 

Cam: yue4,

YJ: jue2 shi4 yue4

Cam: jue2 shi4 yue4 jazz. Yajie, do you know Mozart’s genre?

YJ: it’s classical music.

Cam: Good, and what’s the Chinese for that?

YJ: it’s 古典音乐。

Cam: gu3dian3 yin1 yue4

YJ: gu3dian3 means classical,

Cam:  gu3dian3.  and yin1 yue4 means music.

YJ:  gu3dian3 yin1 yue4 古典音乐, classical music.

Cam: gu3dian3 yin1 yue4.

 

Conversation2:
1A: 你喜欢古典音乐还是爵士乐?

B: 我喜欢爵士乐。

A:你觉得另类摇滚怎么样?

B: 有些还可以。

 

Cam: Yajie, this week we also learned some musical instruments, like piano in Chinese is gang1 qin2.

YJ: Yes, gang1 qin2. Cam, we learned how to say “Can you play the piano?” remember?

Cam: wait a minute… I know that “play” can be different depending on what musical instrument you are playing.

YJ: Then what’s the Chinese for the play the piano?

Cam: it’s… tan2 gang1 qin2, right?

YJ: very good! tan2 gang1 qin2.

Cam: Then “Can you play the piano?” would be “ni3 hui4 tan2 gang1 qin2 ma?”

YJ: ni3 is you.

Cam: ni3

YJ: hui4, be able to.

Cam: hui4

YJ:  tan2 gang1 qin2, play the piano,

Cam:  tan2 gang1 qin2

YJ: ni3 hui4 tan2 gang1 qin2 ma1? Can you play the piano?

Cam: ni3 hui4 tan2 gang1 qin2 ma1?

Conversation3:

A: 你会弹钢琴吗?

B: 不会,我会拉小提琴。

 

Sentences in the Week 
Fans
粉丝,歌迷。concert 演唱会, alternative rock 另类摇滚jazz爵士乐, classical music古典音乐,  can you play the piano? 你会弹钢琴吗?All in today’s Chinese studio.

 

Cam: That’s it for this fabulous music week. Here comes question of the week: How do you say, “Can you play the piano” in Chinese?
Yajie: Send your answer to Chinese@crifm.com. See you next week!
Cam: Zai jian. 

Editor:Shi Taoyang |Source: CRI

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program