Listening with Chinese and English subtitles: Picking the Future (difficulty index: 2/5)

 

Script:

It’s my son’s birthday party. One year old. We have a custom. When a child is one year old, we put different things in front of him and let him to pick up. The stuff he picks indicate the job he will do in the future.

 

Today we have

qian2

money

 

ji4suan4qi4

计算器

calculator

 

ben3zi

本子

notebook

 

hu2luo2bo

胡萝卜

carrot

 

ling3dai4

领带

Tie

 

Mai4ke4feng1

麦克风

microphone

 

fei1ji1

飞机

airplane

 

shu3biao1

鼠标

mouse

 

hua4ban3

画板

drawing board

 

deng3deng3

等等

And so on

 

Kai1shi3 ta1 you3dian3 jin3zhang1,

开始他有点紧张,

At the beginning, he was a little nervous.

 

Ta1 shen2me ye3 mei2 zhua1.

他什么也没抓。

He caught nothing.

 

Hou4lai2, zai4 da4jia1 de gu4li4 xia4,

后来,在大家的鼓励下,

Later, under the encouragement of everyone

 

Ta1 zhua1dao4 le hu2luo2bo,

他抓到了胡萝卜、

He picked up the carrot,

 

Mai4ke4feng1,

麦克风

microphone

 

he2

and

 

qian2

钱。

money

 

Da4jia1 dou1 hen3 gao1xing4.

大家都很高兴。

Everybody is very happy.

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