Archive for April, 2007

Monday, April 30th, 2007

Monologue: Bike Ride

Download - 01:17min
Here’s a new monologue which Chris J. sent me last week, however, the original MP3 had problems. My wife helped me to record a new version. Thanks all.
尋日我地去咗大埔墟附近踹單車。我地租左兩架山地單車﹐一日大概係70蚊。
cam4 jat6, ngo5 dei6 heoi3 zo2 daai6 bou3 heoi1 fu6 gan6 jaai2 daan1 ce1. ngo5 dei6 zou1 zo2 loeng5 gaa3 saan1 dei6 daan1 ce1, jat1 jat6 […]

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Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

Monologue: Beijing Trip

Download - 01:27min
Marcelo sent me one of his own monologues that he uses to learn Cantonese.
北京旅行
bak1 ging1 leoi5 hang4
Beijing trip
呢個復活節假期我同其他留學生去左北京.
ni1 go3 fuk6 wut6 zit3 gaa3 kei4 ngo5 tung4 kei4 taa1 lau4 hok6 saang1 heoi3 zo2 bak1 ging1
This easter holiday I went to Beijing with other foreign-exchange students.
我哋要好早起身, 因為我哋個班機係好早, 所以我喺飛機入便大多數時間瞓覺.
ngo5 dei6 jiu3 hou2 zou2 hei2 […]

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Sunday, April 15th, 2007

Transcript: Chinese New Year

I decided to have a go at writing a transcript of a video clip I found on Youtube. I thought there were lots of useful vocabulary and structure that I should remember for next year.

Video: 3:28min

 

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Saturday, April 7th, 2007

Monologue: The Office

Download - 1:01min
Produced by: 馬太太
Transcribed by: 鄺慧明
好多喺辦公室返工嘅人都會有頭痛.
hou2 do1 hai2 baan6 gung1 sat1 faan1 gung1 ge3 jan4 dou1 wui5 jau5 tau4 tung3.
Many people who work in offices will (suffer) headaches.
腰酸背痛嘅問題出現, 其實原因都好明顯, 好似話頭痛噉呀.
jiu1 syun1 bui3 tung3 ge3 man6 tai4 ceot1 jin6, kei4 sat6 jyun4 jan1 dou1 hou2 ming4 hin2, hou2 ci3 waa6 tau4 tung3 gam2 aa3.
(Regarding the) […]

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Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Finally got a real job in Hong Kong

For months now I have been in Hong Kong teaching English at the same time「騎牛搵馬 ke4 ngau4 wan2 maa5」. After being constantly rejected due to non-perfect Cantonese in dozens of interviews (including American MNC); I successfully secured a position with a MNC where English is valued more than Cantonese and the job duties match […]

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