Lesson 30 – Body parts & occupations

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Street Conversation XXX

This lesson was actually ridiculously hard for me to do. It was RIDICULOUSLY hard.

 

Sergiu: Cu ce te ocupi?

What do you do?

Girl: Sunt studentă la facultatea de business.

I’m a student at the business college.

Sergiu: Eu sunt ginecolog. Vrei să fii pacienta mea?

I’m a ginecologist. Do you want to be my patient?

Girl: Cum îți permiți, nesimțitule?

How dare you, asshole? (Nesimțitule is a noun in the vocative case, type vocative in the search bar to find the lesson on this case, you need to know this case in order to call people names)

Grammar XXX
Verbs

Below you will find the past tense form of the verbs we learned in the last lessons:

LuatTook
LocuitLived
GăsitFound
CălătoritTraveled
LăsatLeft, let
MersWent
SupăratUpset
TrecutCrossed
GânditThought
ȚinutHeld
ÎntârziatWas late
ÎnceputStarted
PlătitPaid
ÎntâlnitMet
ArătatShowed
JucatPlayed
UitatWatched

Nouns

We have come to an end regarding plural of nouns: The following examples are going to show you how to form plural from nouns ending in -i and -u. The rule will be easy to see.

Membru (m.)Membri
Lucru (n.) – ThingLucruri – Stuff
Indiciu (n.) – ClueIndicii
Călău (m.) – ExecutionerCălăi
Unchi (m.)Unchi

Conclusion? Rules are meant to be broken. Just keep reading our lessons and learning the plural of each noun you see and you’ll be just fine when it comes to speaking.

Dialogue XXX

 

A: Cu ce te ocupi?

What’s your job? (literally, what do you occupy yourself with?)

B: Sunt avocată. Tu?

I’m a lawyer. You?

A: Sunt jurnalist. Pot să îți pun niște întrebări?

I’m a journalist. Can I ask you some questions?

B: Scuze, acum nu pot. Pa!

Sorry, I can’t now. Bye!

Key vocabulary XXX

 

Facultate (f.) – College (Pl. Facultăți)

A se ocupa – To occupy oneself

Ginecolog (m.) – Ginecologist (Pl. Ginecologi)

Pacient (m.) – Patient (Pl. Pacienți)

Pacientă (f.) – Patient (Pl. Paciente)

A își permite – To afford, to dare

Nesimțit – Asshole

Avocat (m.) – Lawyer (Pl. Avocați)

Jurnalist (m.) – Journalist (Pl. Jurnaliști)

Programator (m.) – Programmer (Pl. Programatori)

Profesor (m.) – Teacher (Pl. Profesori)

Doctor (m.) – Doctor (Pl. Doctori)

Pacient (m.) – Patient (Pl. Pacienți)

Întrebare (f.) – Question (Pl. Întrebări)

Cap (n.) – Head (Pl. Capete)

Corp (n.) – Body (Pl. Corpuri)

Mână (f.) –  Hand (Pl. Mâini)

Picior (n.) – Foot (Pl. Picioare)

Gură (f.) – Mouth (Pl. Guri)

Ochi (m.) – Eye (Pl. Ochi)

Ureche (f.) – Ear (Pl. Urechi)

Nas (n.) – Nose (Pl. Nasuri)

Gât (n.) – Throat (Pl. Gâturi)

Sân (m.) – Breast (Pl. Sâni)

Fund (n.) – Ass (Pl. Funduri)

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2 thoughts on “Lesson 30 – Body parts & occupations”

  1. This is relating to the first dialoague. Why is the sentence vrei să fii pacienta mea? I am not sure which verb of to be are you using because there should be a verb conjugation relating to the tu form of the senetence. I thought it be vrei să ești pacienta mea?

    1. We use the conjunctive form of the verb which is:
      Să fiu, fii, fie, fim, fiți, fie
      You never put the normal present tense after să.

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