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租屋2
一開始,我搵屋 嘅標準就係一個字 - 平!只要平,點都得,慳落嚟嘅錢可以食九大簋,又可以買靚衫!但喺我高估左自己嘅忍耐力,當我親眼見到八百蚊一個月嘅平房,唔到十坪, 冇洗手間,冇沖涼房,冇廚房,最慘就係,十幾個人共用一個廁所之後,我就默默離開了。我同自己講,你一定可以搵到好樓嘅。終於有一間喺我公司附近嘅大房, 二十坪,有裝修,包傢私,都唔駛一千蚊一個月,我興奮都想即刻簽約,但係有個好心人嗌我唔好租,我返去上網一查,原來呢間屋鬧鬼…
後來我發現,平到幾百蚊嘅樓只有三類,一係就冇雷公咁遠,每日搭地鐵出市區就要個半鐘;一係就溶溶爛爛,爛過爛尾樓;仲有一類就係鬼屋。於是從嗰時開始,我嘅搵屋標準就改做個字 - 近。我將屋租標準定喺兩千五以下,位置定喺公司附近地鐵兩站之內。於是我前前後後又睇左幾間,都唔鍾意。難得睇中咗一間,結果俾人快我一個鐘頭訂走咗。我恨到咬晒牙。
吸取教訓之後我通宵上網搵屋,半夜發短信同人哋約時間,第二日一早去睇樓。就係以呢種接近瘋狂嘅精神我終於搵到咗一間三十坪嘅大房,喺正地鐵口,前有食街,後有酒吧街,兩千四蚊一個月,超豪華裝修,雙人大床液晶大電視,而且唔單止有陽臺,仲有吧臺添!今次我一秒鐘都冇猶豫,即刻落訂,過兩個禮拜就可以搬屋啦!

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租屋2 一開始,我搵屋 嘅標準就係一個字 - 平!只要平,點都得,慳落嚟嘅錢可以食九大簋,又可以買靚衫!但喺我高估左自己嘅忍耐力,當我親眼見到八百蚊一個月嘅平房,唔到十坪, 冇洗手間,冇沖涼房,冇廚房,最慘就係,十幾個人共用一個廁所之後,我就默默離開了。我同自己講,你一定可以搵到好樓嘅。終於有一間喺我公司附近嘅大房, 二十坪,有裝修,包傢私,都唔駛一千蚊一個月,我興奮都想即刻簽約,但係有個好心人嗌我唔好租,我返去上網一查,原來呢間屋鬧鬼。 後來我發現,平到幾百蚊嘅樓只有三類,一係就冇雷公咁遠,每日搭地鐵出市區就要個半鐘;一係就溶溶爛爛,爛過爛尾樓;仲有一類就係鬼屋。於是從嗰時開始,我嘅搵屋標準就改咗個字 - 近。我將屋租標準定喺兩千五以下,位置定喺公司附近地鐵兩站之內。於是我前前後後又睇咗幾間,都唔鍾意。難得睇中咗一間,結果俾人快我一個鐘頭訂走咗。我恨到咬晒牙。 吸取教訓之後我通宵上網搵屋,半夜發短信同人哋約時間,第二日一早去睇樓。就係以呢種接近瘋狂嘅精神我終於搵到咗一間三十坪嘅大房,喺正地鐵口,前有食街,後有酒吧街,兩千四蚊一個月,超豪華裝修,雙人大床液晶大電視,而且唔單止有陽臺,仲有吧臺添!今次我一秒鐘都冇猶豫,即刻落訂,過兩個禮拜就可以搬屋啦!

CantoneseClass101
Friday at 11:34 am
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Hi Steve Bright,


Thank you for pointing out the issues!

Q1. 2nd para : “但喺我高估左自己嘅忍耐力 …” - should the 2nd and 6th characters be “係” and “咗” instead?

A1. You're right!! It should be 但係我高估咗..., we've edited it now. :sweat_smile:

Q2. 2nd para: “都唔駛一千蚊一個月” - should it be 使 instead of 駛?

A2. There are variants used in HK (唔使, 唔駛, 唔洗), but some say that the correct one should be 唔使, so let's stick to it:wink:

Q3. 3rd para: “我將屋租標準定喺兩千五以下,位置定喺公司附近地鐵兩站之內.” - The character 喺 appears twice in this sentence. But the audio seems to pronounce it as 係. Please clarify.

A3. Both 喺 in this sentence are correct, we listened to the audio it was pronounced 喺 as well. It's also grammatically correct o use 喺 in these contexts.

Q4. Last para: “就係以呢種接近瘋狂 …” - the audio did not seem to utter the word 以. Please clarify.

A4. Good catch! In this case, it'd be grammatically correct to use 喺 instead of 係. We've updated it to 就喺呢種接近瘋狂…

Keep up the good work!!:thumbsup:


Olivia

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Steve Bright
Thursday at 10:45 pm
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Hi cantoneseclass101,


Need some further clarification as follows:


1. 2nd para : "但喺我高估左自己嘅忍耐力 ..." - should the 2nd and 6th characters be "係" and "咗" instead?


2. 2nd para: "都唔駛一千蚊一個月" - should it be 使 instead of 駛?


3. 3rd para: "我將屋租標準定喺兩千五以下,位置定喺公司附近地鐵兩站之內." - The character 喺 appears twice in this sentence. But the audio seems to pronounce it as 係. Please clarify.


4. Last para: "就係以呢種接近瘋狂 ..." - the audio did not seem to utter the word 以. Please clarify.


Regards,

Steve Bright

CantoneseClass101
Monday at 9:39 pm
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Hi Steve Bright,


Thank you so much for your comments! Both typos you pointed out have been fixed now :sweat_smile:

Keep up the good work! :thumbsup:


Olivia

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Steve Bright
Sunday at 2:32 am
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Referring to the fourth sentence in the third paragraph therein, shouldn't it read as "... 睇咗…” (instead of "... 睇左…”?

Steve Bright
Sunday at 2:06 am
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Hi Cantoneseclass101,


Great lesson; I thorougly enjoyed it.


I also want to ask - is there a typo error in the second sentence of the third paragraph? Should it read as "... 就改咗個字…” (instead of "... 就改做個字 ....?”

CantoneseClass101
Wednesday at 10:40 am
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Hi Michael,


You're welcome!! We are here to assist in your Cantonese learning! :smile:

Feel free to ask if you have any other questions!

Keep up the good work! :thumbsup:加油!


Olivia

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Michael
Tuesday at 6:11 am
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Thanks Olivia for the fast reply!


It makes learning so much easier in case I forget how to pronounce of the characters, easy for quick referral :smile:

CantoneseClass101
Tuesday at 1:03 am
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Hi Michael,


Thank you very much for pointing out the issue! We have updated the jyutping and English parts in Line-by-line audio. It should work now.

We will continue working on the other lessons.


Olivia

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Michael
Sunday at 5:36 pm
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it would be nice if the jyutping was separated for each audio clip under lesson materials, instead of being clumped together as a paragraph. so when I play each audio, I can refer to jyutping instantly.

Peyton
Friday at 1:28 pm
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Hi William,


I'm really glad to hear it. If you have any other problems with the site, please don't hesitate to let us know.


Thanks again,

Peyton