Street Conversation VI
Undefeatable, I can now go to women and ask them where they’re going. It’s a fun way to spend your lunch-break.
Sergiu: Bună ziua. Cum sunteţi?
Hello. How are you?
Park girl: Bine, mersi.
Sergiu: Şi eu sunt bine. Unde vă duceţi?
I’m good too. Where are you going?
Park girl: Momentan mă duc la un birou mobil de la serviciu.
At the moment, I’m going to a mobile office from work. (There is no such thing as a mobile office from work, I have no idea what drugs that woman was on)
Today we’ll learn how to conjugate the verb to go and to arrive. A se duce and a ajunge.
|Mă duc||I go|
|Te duci||You go|
|Se duce||He, she goes|
|Ne ducem||We go|
|Vă duceți||You go|
|Se duc||They go|
A se duce means to go but a duce means to carry.
|Ajunge||He, she arrives|
Both these verb end in –e in the infinitive mode. They belong to the same group and have the same conjugation patterns. Can you find them?
An –e verb has the following terminations. / -i –e –em –eți /
/ means no termination.
Sergiu: Bună ziua, cum sunteți?
Hello, how are you?
Daniela: Sunt bine, dumneavoastră?
I’m good, you?
Sergiu: Și eu sunt bine. Unde vă duceți?
I’m also good. Where are you going?
Daniela: Mă duc la școală.
I’m going to school. (The funny thing with this dialogue is that A used polite form with B who’s old enough to still be in school).
Key Vocabulary VI
Unde – Where
Momentan – At the moment
La – To
Școală – School
Firmă – Firm
Magazin – Store
Acasă – Home
Aeroport – Airport
Parc – Park
Departe – Far
Aproape – Near
Birou mobil – Mobile office
Serviciu – JobNext Lesson
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