This 17th lesson teaches the comparative form in Vietnamese. In addition, I am including a vocabulary list about shopping and eating at a restaurant. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Vietnamese Classes.
This lesson includes not only the comparative form but the superlative and the diminutive forms as well. That way you make comparisons, but also you can say what is better and what is worse.
Below is a list of 20 comparative forms that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Vietnamese, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
|As... as||cũng ... như|
|As tall as||Cũng cao như|
|Taller than||Cao hơn|
|Shorter than||Thấp hơn|
|More beautiful||Đẹp hơn|
|Less beautiful||Không đẹp bằng|
|Most beautiful||Đẹp nhất|
|Happier||Hạnh phúc hơn|
|Happiest||Hạnh phúc nhất|
|You are happy||Bạn thật hạnh phúc|
|You are as happy as Maya||Bạn cũng hạnh phúc như Maya|
|You are happier than Maya||Bạn hạnh phúc hơn Maya|
|You are the happiest||Bạn là người hạnh phúc nhất!|
|Bad||Xấu / tồi|
|Worse||Xấu hơn / Tồi hơn|
|Worst||Xấu nhất / Tồi nhất|
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Below is a list of 18 words related to shopping such as in the supermarket. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to buy many food necessities from the supermarket or the shopping mall without a problem.
|Can you take less?||Bạn có thể lấy ít hơn được không?|
|Do you accept credit cards?||Bạn có chấp nhận thẻ tín dụng không?|
|How much is this?||Cái này bao nhiêu tiền?|
|I'm just looking||Tôi đang ngắm|
|Only cash please!||Làm ơn thanh toán bằng tiền mặt|
|This is too expensive||Cái này đắt quá|
|Cinema||Rạp chiếu phim|
|Credit card||thẻ tín dụng|
|Gas station||Nhà ga|
|Museum||Viện bảo tàng|
|Parking||bãi đậu xe|
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Below is a list of 30 words related to eating at a restaurant. Obviously, they will come in handy if you invite someone out to dinner or order something off the menu without a problem.
|I'm vegetarian||Tôi ăn chay|
|It is very delicious!||Món này rất ngon|
|May we have the check please!||Cho chúng tôi xin hóa đơn|
|The bill please!||Làm ơn tính tiền cho chúng tôi!|
|Waiter / waitress!||Bồi bàn!|
|What do you recommend? (to eat)||Bạn gợi ý cho chúng tôi ăn món gì?|
|What's the name of this dish?||Tên món này là gì?|
|Where is there a good restaurant?||Ở đâu có quán ăn ngon?|
|A cup of||một tách (trà / cà phê)|
|A glass of||một ly (nước)|
|Black pepper||tiêu đen|
|Dessert||đồ tráng miệng|
|Spoon||thìa / muỗng|
|Tip (money for the waiter)||tiền bo (thưởng cho bồi bàn)|
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Congratulations! You finished your 17th lesson in Vietnamese about the comparative form, shopping and eating at a restaurant. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Vietnamese Lesson 18. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Vietnamese homepage.