[37] Podcast msa: the did not snack test

   
   

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خُذْ تـَصْبيرَةً
eat a snack

لا أحِبُّ

I don't like

كـُلْ
eat

سـَآكـُلُ
I will eat

سـَتُحـِبُّ
you will like

خـُضارٌ
vegetables

سـَآكـُلـُهُ كـُلـُّهُ
I will eat it all

لـَمْ تـَأْكـُلْ كـَثيراً
you didn't eat a lot

حـَسَناً
okْ

شـَبْعانٌ

full

لـَمْ آكـُلْ
I didn't eat

جـَعانٌ
hungry

أكـَلَ
ate

لا يـَبْدو عـَلـَيْكَ
you don't look...

  لا أظـُنُّ
  I don't think so

 

لـَيْسَ شَبْعانأً
not full

لـَعَلَّ
maybe

 


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 كـُلْ! هـَلْ تـَناوَلـْتَ تـَصْبيرَةً؟      [click]
  Mother - Eat! Did you snack?

 نـَعـَم، سـَآكـُلُ      [click]
  Son - Yes, I will eat.

 حـَسَناً...وَكـُلْ اَلـْخُضارَ      [click]
  Mother - Ok... and eat the vegetables.

 نـَعـَمْ، حـَسـَناً...سآكـُلُ كـُلَّ شـَيْءٍ      [click]
  Son - Yes, I will... I will eat it all.

 لـَكـِنَّكَ لـَمْ تآكـُلْ أيَّ شَيْءٍ...      [click]
  Mother - But you haven't eaten anything...
 لا، سَآكـُلُ      [click]
  Son - No, I will eat.

 هَلْ أنْتَ تـَشْعُرُ بـِالْجوعِ؟ أنْتَ لا يَبْدو عَلَيْكَ اَلـْجوعَ      [click]
  Mother - Are you hungry? You don't look hungry.

 لا، أنا أشْعُرُ بـِالـْجوعِ. أنا أشْعُرُ بـِالْجوعِ جِداً      [click]
  Son - No, I am hungry. Very hungry.

 ألـَمْ أقـُلْ لـَكَ لا تـَأْخُذْ تـَصْبيرَةَ؟ يـَبْدو أنـَّكَ شـَبْعانٌ      [click]
  Mother - Didn't I tell you not to snack? You look full!

 لا، أنا لـَسْتُ شـَبْعاناً... أنا فـَقَطْ لا أحِبُّ هَذا اَلطـَّعامَ      [click]
  Son - No, I am not full... I just don't like this food.
 لـَكِنَّك تـُحِبُّهُ وَدائماً سـَتُحِبُّ اَلدَّجاجَ وَالْبَطاطِسَ      [click]
  Mother - But you like it and will always like chicken and potatoes.

 أعـْلـَمُ ذَلِكَ... لـَعَلَّ اَلـسَّبَبَ أنّي أكـَلْتُ قـَليلاً...      [click]
  Son - I know... maybe because I ate a little bit...

 إذاً إنْ لـَمْ تـَأكـُلْ كـَثيراً فـَكـُلْ!      [click]
  Mother - Then if you did not eat much eat!

 حَسـَناً، سـَآكُلُ      [click]
 Son - Ok, I will eat.

 لا تآكُلْ. لأ أظـُنُّ أنـَّكَ نـَجَحْتَ اَلإمْتـَحانَ: "أنا لـَمْ آخُذ ُ تـَصـْبيرَةَ!" يـَبـْدو أنـَّكَ شـَبْعانٌ      [click]
  Mother - No don't eat. I don't think you passed the test for: "I did not snack!" You look full.
 Questions with answers                                                     
ماذا  تـُريدُ اَلـْأمُّ أنْ يَأكـُلَ إبـْنـَها؟        [click]

Q:  What does the mother want the son to eat?

A:   أنْ يـَأكـُلَ اَلـْخُضارَ
   
To eat the vegetables.

هـَلْ يـُحِبُّ اَلـْإبـْنُ اَلطـَّعامَ؟        [click]

Q:  Does the son like the food?

A:  نـَعَم، هُوَ يـُحِبُّ اَلدَّجاجَ وَالْبـَطاطِسَ
   
Yes, he likes chicken and
potatoes.

لـِماذا هُوَ لا يـَأكـُلُ؟        [click]

Q:  Why does he not eat?

A:  هُوَ لا يـَشْعُرُ بـِالـْجوعِ
    He is not hungry.

هـَلْ يـُقـِرًّ اَلْوَلـَدُ أنـَّهُ أخَذ َ تـَصْبيرَةً؟        [click]

Q:  Does the boy admit to having snacked?

A:  نـَعَمْ، هُوَ يـَقولُ أنـَّهُ أكـَلَ
   
Yes, he says that he ate.

هـَل تـُجْبـِرُ اَلـْأُمُّ  إبـْنـَها أنْ يـَأكـُلَ فياَلـنِّهايـَةِ؟        [click]

Q:  Does the mother force her son to eat at the end? 

A:  لا، لـيْسَ عَلـَيْهِ أنْ يـَأكـُلَ
   
No, he doesn't have to eat.


 

   

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