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Anh Ngữ sinh động bài 93.


Ðây là chương trình Anh Ngữ Sinh Ðộng, New Dynamic English, bài 93. Phạm Văn xin kính chào quí vị thính giả.

Mở đầu bài học, trong phần Man on the Street, bên ngoài sở thú, Ken Moss phỏng vấn một bà dẫn hai con đi chơi ở sở thú ở Washington.
A zoo=sở thú; a rabbit=con thỏ; a lion=sư tử; a tiger=hổ.

What are their favorite animals?=chúng thích những con vật nào nhất?

She likes the bears best, especially the polar bears=Cháu nó thích những con gấu nhất, nhất là thứ gấu trắng sống ở bắc cực.

Karen wants to have a pet monkey=Karen thích nuôi một con khỉ làm vật cưng.
Monkey House=chuồng khỉ.

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Man on the Street: Woman and Two Children at Zoo
Larry: Man on the Street
Kent is at the Washington Zoo. He is talking to a woman with two daughters.
Kent: This is the New Dynamic English Man on the Street, Kent Moss. Today I’m at the Washington Zoo. Excuse me?
Linda: Oh, hello.
Kent: Would you like to be on our radio show?
Linda: Sure. That sounds like fun.
Kent: Are these your children?
Linda: Yes. This is Dana. She’s three years old. And this is her sister Karen. Karen is six. And my name is Linda.
Kent: Nice to meet you, Linda. I’m Kent. Are you having a good time today?
Linda: Oh, yes. Dana and Karen love the zoo!
Kent: What are their favorite animals?
Linda: Well, Dana likes the smaller animals. She likes the rabbits best.
Kent: What about Karen?
Linda: Karen prefers the larger animals. For example, the lions and the tigers.
But she likes the bears best, especially the polar bears.
Kent: What about the monkeys? Do they like the monkeys?
Linda: Oh, they both love the monkeys. Karen wants to have a pet monkey. And Dana wants to be a monkey!
Kent: Well, I hope you all have a good time today! Where are you going now?
Linda: We’re going to the Monkey House.
Kent: Well, have fun. And thanks!

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Vietnamese Explanation

Trong phần Câu Chuyện Giữa Bài, Story Interlude, Larry sắp mở một buổi tiệc tối quyên tiền gây quĩ cho Bịnh viện Nhi Ðồng.
A fundraising dinner.=bữa tiệc tối gây quĩ.
To raise=nâng lên. To raise funds (for) =quyên, gây thêm quĩ (cho).
To raise prices=tăng giá.
To raise a question=nêu lên một câu hỏi, hay vấn đề.
A hospital=bịnh viện.
You’re dressed up today=hôm nay bạn diện quá.
You’re wearing a suit and a tie=bạn mặc đồ bộ com lê và có thắt ca vát.
This is the hospital’s hundredth anniversary=đó là dịp kỷ niệm của bịnh viện năm thứ một trăm. Anniversary=lễ kỷ niệm hàng năm (như ngày cưới, ngày khánh thành, ngày mất của một nhân vật)
Take care of=săn sóc. Children’s Hospital=bịnh viện nhi đồng.
The Children’s Hospital takes care of many kinds of sick children=Bịnh Viện Nhi Ðồng săn sóc nhiều loại trẻ em bị bịnh.

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Story Interlude

Larry is going to a fundraising dinner. The dinner is raising money for Washington Children’s Hospital.
Larry: Okay, folks, that’s it.
Max: Thanks, Larry.
Kathy: Say, Larry, you’re dressed up today. You’re wearing a suit and a tie. Is there a special reason?
Larry: Well, I’m going to a special dinner with my wife. Everyone at the dinner will give some money to Children’s Hospital.
Kathy: Oh, I’ve heard about that hospital.
Larry: Yes, it’s the oldest hospital for children in Washington.
They take care of many kinds of sick children.
Max: Has the Children’s Hospital been open for a long time?
Larry: Yes, it’s been open for a hundred years!
This year is the hospital’s hundredth anniversary.
Kathy: One hundred years!
That’s a long time.
Larry: Yes. That’s why we want to help them.
Kathy: Oh, hi Elizabeth. Larry’s going to a big dinner tonight!
Eliz: Have a great time, Larry.
Larry: Thanks, I will. Oh, it’s time for our show.
Alri i i ght. Ready for Functioning in Business. Cue Music...

Vietnamese Explanation

Trong phần Functioning in Business, Thương Mại Trung Cấp, ta nghe một mẩu đàm thoại giữa Ông Epstein, Ông Blake và bà Graham khi họ dự một bữa ăn trưa bàn công chuyện kinh doanh.
This program focuses on Confirming and on Asking for Permission=chương trình chú trọng vào việc hỏi lại cho chắc và xin phép.
Quickly enough=đủ nhanh, kịp thời

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FIB MUSIC lead in and then background
Eliz: Hello, I’m Elizabeth Moore. Welcome to Functioning in Business!
Larry: Functioning in Business is an intermediate level business English course with a focus on American business practices and culture.
Today’s unit is “A Business Lunch, Part 2.”
This program focuses on Confirming and on Asking for Permission.
Functioning in Business is an intermediate level business English course with a focus on American business practices and culture.
[ We are following three people involved in business meetings and negotiations.
They are Charles Blake, of International Robotics, Michael Epstein of Advanced Technologies, and Shirley Graham, also of Advanced Technologies.
This program focuses on Confirming and on Asking for Permission].

MUSIC

Interview: Blake

Larry: Interview
Eliz: On today’s program I’ll be talking with Charles Blake.
Eliz: Hello, Mr. Blake.
Blake: Hello, Elizabeth.
Eliz: Today we’ll listen to more of your conversation with Ms. Graham.
Blake: Yes.
Eliz: We’ll begin where Mr. Epstein asks if anyone wants more coffee.
Blake: Then we began talking business.
Eliz: Right. Let’s listen.
Dialog
Larry: Dialog

After dinner, Mr. Blake summarizes his understanding of Ms. Graham’s position. Sau bữa ăn, ông Blake tóm lược điều mình hiểu về lập trường của bà Graham. [to summarize=tóm tắt;a summary=bản tóm tắt]
Her basic problem is that International Robotics cannot provide adequate maintenance or spare parts quickly enough. Vấn đề căn bản của bà là hãng International Robotics không thể cung cấp đầy đủ việc bảo trì hay phụ tùng thay thế kịp thời.
Let me see if I understand you correctly on this. Ðể xem tôi có hiểu đúng lời bà nói về điểm này không.
Epstein: Would anyone like some more coffee? Shirley?
Graham: Not for me. No, thank you.
Blake: Yes. I’d like a little bit more please.
Epstein: Okay. There’s the waiter. Waiter, could we get another cup of coffee over here, please? Thank you.
Blake: Okay. Ms. Graham, let me see if I understand you correctly on this. Now, your basic problem is that we at International Robotics cannot provide adequate maintenance or spare parts quickly enough.
Graham: Yes. That’s right. That’s my main concern.
Blake: Okay.
MUSIC

Vietnamese Explanation

Trong phần tới, quí vị nghe và tập nói hai câu dài vừa nghe ở đoạn trên.

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Language Focus: Listen and Repeat

Larry: Listen and Repeat.

Eliz: Let me see (pause for repeat)
Eliz: if I understand you (pause for repeat)
Eliz: correctly on this. (pause for repeat)
Larry: Let’s listen again.
Eliz: Let me see ... if I understand you ... correctly on this. (pause for repeat)
Larry: Listen and Repeat.
Eliz: Your basic problem (pause for repeat)
Eliz: is that we at International Robotics (pause for repeat)
Eliz: cannot provide adequate maintenance or spare parts (pause for repeat)
Eliz: quickly enough. (pause for repeat)
Larry: Let’s listen again.
Eliz: Your basic problem ... is that we at International Robotics ... cannot provide adequate maintenance or spare parts ... quickly enough. (pause for repeat)

MUSIC

Vietnamese Explanation

Trong phần phỏng vấn sắp tới, Elizabeth hỏi Ông Blake về mối quan tâm của bà Graham.
Ôn lại chữ đã học: Aftersales service=dịch vụ sau khi giao hàng.
Additional cost=phí tổn thêm.
Problem of storage=vấn đề chỗ chứa đồ trong kho.
Ms. Graham was worried about the additional cost and the problem of storage.=Bà Graham lo ngại về phí tổn thêm và vấn đề chỗ chứa đồ trong kho.

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Interview: Blake

Larry: Interview
Eliz: So she’s still concerned about the problem of aftersales service.
Blake: Yes, that right.
Ms. Graham was concerned about how quickly we could provide maintenance and spare parts.
Eliz: Earlier you suggested that your company could send additional spare parts to Ms. Graham.
Blake: Yes, but she didn’t seem to like that idea very much. She was worried about the additional cost and the problem of storage.
Eliz: I see.
Blake: It’s been my pleasure.
Eliz: Let’s take a break.

Vietnamese Explanation

Trong phần cuối bài học, quí vị nghe một câu hỏi, rồi nghe một mẩu đàm thoại trong đó có câu trả lời; sau đó nghe lại câu hỏi rồi trả lời. Khi nghe câu trả lời đúng, xin lập lại.
Quí vị sẽ nghe câu: Who is responsible for providing spare parts? =Ai chịu trách nhiệm cung cấp phụ tùng thay thế?
To be responsible for=chịu trách nhiệm.
In Ms. Graham’s opinion, Mr. Blake’s company is responsible for providing spare parts.=Theo ý bà Graham, thì hãng của Ông Blake chịu trách nhiệm cung cấp phụ tùng thay thế.

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Language Focus: Questions Based on FIB Dialog

Larry: Questions. Listen to the question.
Eliz: In Ms. Graham’s opinion, who is responsible for providing spare parts? (short pause)
Larry: Now listen to the dialog.
Blake: Okay. Ms. Graham, let me see if I understand you correctly on this. Now, your basic problem is that we at International Robotics cannot provide adequate maintenance or spare parts quickly enough. Graham: Yes. That’s right. That’s my main concern.
Blake: Okay.
Eliz: In Ms. Graham’s opinion, who is responsible for providing spare parts? (ding) (pause for answer)
Eliz: Mr. Blake’s company, International Robotics, is responsible for providing spare parts.(short pause)

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Vietnamese Explanation

Quí vị vừa học xong bài 93 trong Chương Trình Anh Ngữ Sinh Ðộng, New Dynamic English. Phạm Văn xin kính chào quí vị thính giả và xin hẹn gặp lại trong bài học kế tiếp.

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