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EP65 减肥 Losing Weight

EP65 减肥 Losing Weight

  • Chinese 101: Talk about losing weight; How to say different types of body shapes;

  • Grammar: 得 de and 了 le

  • Language Tips:China & Western standards of “Perfect Body”; 

  • Story of the Day:兼听则明,偏听则暗 jiān tīng zé míng ,piān tīng zé àn 

Listen to both sides, and you’ll be enlightened. Heed only one side and you’ll be in the dark. 

Dialogue:

A:你怎么吃得这么少?

nǐ zěnme chī de zhème shǎo?

why are you eating so little?

B:我最近胖了,需要减肥。

wǒ zuì jìn pàng le,xū yào jiǎn féi。

I’ve gained weight recently, I need to lose weight.

A:有吗?我觉得你一直很瘦啊!

yǒu ma?wǒ jué de nǐ yī zhí hěn shòu ā !

Really? It seems to me that you’ve always been in good shape!

B:我重了好几斤呢!

wǒ zhòng le hǎo jǐ jīn ne!

I’m several pounds heavier than before! 

A:节食对身体不好,跟我一起运动吧!

jiē shí duì shēn tǐ bú hǎo,gēn wǒ yī qǐ yùn dòng ba!

Going on a diet is harmful to your body, come exercise with me!

Words & Expressions:

【最近】zuì jìn:recently

【胖】pàng:overweight

【瘦】shòu: thin

【觉得】jué de: think

【重】zhòng: heavy (轻qing1: light)

【斤】jīn: a unit of weight (1 jin = 1/2 kilogram)

【节食】jiē shí: diet; go on a diet

【身体】shēn tǐ: body

【运动】yùn dòng: sports; do exercise;

Hosts: Liu Min & Jessica

Programme Editor: Wang Xiaoyu

Producer: Lu Chang

EP65 减肥 Losing Weight

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