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SlashExpress!™️, Learn Vietnamese with Harry Potter subtitles! Part #2

Hi! Welcome to SINGCHAO’S LEARN VIETNAMESE WITH TEN LINES OF MOVIE SCRIPTS! This is our regular series to help students learn Vietnamese better with literal translations to get used to Vietnamese grammar. This is free for now, do learn all you can when it is free! We love teaching the Vietnamese language to you who are so interested in Vietnamese culture. Welcome!


Read the instructions over here!

Because Vietnamese sometimes has 2 words for one word in English, it is the easiest to learn by putting slashes after all 1 or 2 words that mean one word in English, and then putting the words at the bottom in English, also separated by slashes, so that it is really easy for you to learn and revise what you learnt in your Singchao class!

⁃ The first line, in black, is the Vietnamese subtitles of Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone.

⁃ The second line, in blue, is the literal translation, the words are literally in order, you can have a fun game trying to figure out the grammatical structure of Vietnamese, because we have not explained how grammar works in Vietnamese, you can do it, figure it out yourselves and have fun! Some sentences in Vietnamese have the same grammar as English, but sometimes Vietnamese grammar and English are more different though. It is important that you first get used to Vietnamese grammar by getting used to literal translations, get into the habit of Vietnamese grammar by using words in your mother tongue English, and you will have a breeze learning Vietnamese as well!

⁃ The third line, in black, is the original English movie script.


Additional advice: Do watch the movie, Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone once through, first, and you will SURELY have a better understanding of the subs, instead of just reading first hand off the bat ya.

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Have fun learning Vietnamese with harry potter! We love Harry Potter and believe you would too!





Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone, next 10 lines of the movie script: 1. Đừng/ làm/ thằng bé/ tỉnh.

Don’t/ make/ the boy/ awake

Try not to wake him


2. Đây / rồi. There / already

There you go


3. Cụ /có/ nghĩ/ như thế /là /an toàn/ khi /bỏ lại /nó/ với /những /con người này?

The old man / have / think / like this(that) / be / safe / when / leave / it(him,her) / with / that people

Do you really think it's safe, leaving him with these people?




4. Tôi /nghĩ/ tất cả /chuyện /vừa/ diễn ra /thật /độc ác/quá sức/ tưởng tượng

I / think / all / things / just / happen / very(truly) / wicked / beyond / imagination

I've watched them all day. They're the worst sort of Muggles.


5. Gia đình/ mà /thằng bé /sống

Family / which / the boy / live

They really are - The only family he has.


6. Cậu bé/ sẽ/ trở nên/ nổi tiếng/. Hắn/ sẽ/ không /quên/ cái tên/ của/ nó /đâu

The boy / will / become / famous. He / will / not / forget / the name / of / it(him, her) / where(!)

He's far better off growing up away from all of that. He'll be famous. Every child in our world will know his name.



7. Đúng / vậy Exact / so

Exactly!


8. Thằng bé/ tốt hơn hết/ hãy /để/ nó/ lớn lên/ tránh xa /cái điều...

The boy / would better / let’s / let / it(him,her) / grow up / away from / that

He's far better off growing up away from all of that.



9. cho đến khi /nó /sẵn sàng/

Until / it(he,she), ready

Until he's ready


10. Đó /chưa/ phải/ là /lời tạm biệt/ mà

This(that, there) / not yet / right(truly) / be / goodbye / so

There, there, Hagrid. It's not really goodbye, after all.

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