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  5. "Tôi vẽ cô ấy."

"Tôi vẽ ấy."

Translation:I draw her.

June 25, 2016




June 25, 2016


Does anyone hear the audio?

March 8, 2017


Nope, can't hear it either.

November 28, 2017


There's no audio for this sentence.

August 19, 2019


Why is "I am drawing her" not accepted?

August 4, 2017


You'll learn at a later lesson that "I am drawing her" = "tôi đang vẽ cô ấy".

September 3, 2017


Cảm ơn

September 3, 2017


Không có gì =)

September 3, 2017


how is this pronounced? the audio isn't working.

January 17, 2018


I'm gonna assume that you already know how "tôi" and "cô ấy" is pronounced since they're used often throughout the course. I'm just gonna describe "vẽ".

First off, the "e" in Vietnamese is kinda pronounced like "air" but with a softer, short English "e" like "effect". So think "eh-er" but blended.

With a northern accent, "v" is pronounced like an English "v" as in "Victor". With a southern accent, "v" is pronounced like an English "y" as in "Yankee".

Finally, there is a tilde accent (dấu ngã) over the "e". This is tonal mark. The best way that I could describe the tone is to follow how the mark is drawn.

Put it all together and you have " vuh-eh-er" as a single syllable word with a northern accent, and "yuh-er-er" with a southern accent.

Alternatively, since we already know "sẽ" from other recorded lessons, just rhyme it! "Sẽ" ... "vẽ".

Obviously, I'm no linguist, but that's the best I got for ya. Google Translate did a decent job with "vẽ" in terms of pronunciation, but it sucked when you just want to know how the Vietnamese "e" is pronounced. I firmly believe that knowing the Vietnamese alphabet helps with pronunciation by sounding out words. ANYWAY, long post! I hope that helps!

January 18, 2018


Thank you for the explanation, Sylvia, it helps!

February 16, 2019


Sao ko dùng được là: i am draw her?

May 12, 2018

  • Nếu bạn chia "am" (tobe) và câu này đúng là phải dùng tobe thì vế sau cần 1 Ving hoặc Adj . Bởi vì ta cần Ving mà đằng sau bạn chia V(inf) là sai.

  • Nếu V trong câu này đúng thì bạn không đc dùng "am" (tobe) bởi vì V thường không bao giờ đi với tobe.

April 28, 2019
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