jueves, 16 de enero de 2014

Analiza el diálogo de la película Batman

Una forma de estudiar el vocabulario específico con sus expresiones idiomáticas, sus verbos y tiempos verbales, adjetivos y sustantivos, entre distintas clases de palabras, es extraer un diálogo de una película.

En este caso, te presentamos un extracto del film Batman para que prestes atención a todas las palabras y su significado. 

Fragmento 1:

NORM: Hey, you're Jake, right? Tom's brother? You look just like him. Sorry, I'm Norm Spellman, I went through avatar training with him. He was a great guy, funny. It was a big shock to all of us.
JAKE: Yeah.
NORM: And obviously you look like him. I mean, if you weren't genetically identical, you wouldn't be taking over his avatar.
JAKE: That's why I'm here.
NORM: So, you want to go check it out?


to look like somebody              
Parecerse a alguien
to go through                       
Pasar por
Entrenamiento. El verbo to train significa entrenarse.
Forma coloquial de yes (sí)
to take over something   
Asumir algo, hacerse cargo de algo
to check something out   
Verificar algo, inspeccionar algo, comprobar algo

Fragmento 2:

JAKE: I've never done this in my life. And I'm probably just talking to a tree right now. But if you're there, I need to give you a heads up. If Grace is there with you, look in her memories. She can show you the world we come from. There's no green there. They killed their Mother, and they're gonna do the same thing here. More Sky People are gonna come. They're gonna come like a rain that never ends until they've covered the world. Unless we stop them. Look, you chose me for something. And I'll stand and fight, you know I will. But I could use a little help here.
NEYTIRI: Our Great Mother does not take sides. She protects only the balance of life.


I've never done this   
Nunca he hecho esto
right now   
Ahora mismo
to give somebody a heads up   
Dar una advertencia a alguien, avisar a alguien de algo
Forma coloquial de going to (ir a)
A menos que
to choose   
Elegir. Las formas del pasado son chose, chosen.
to stand   
Aguantar, soportar
to fight   
Luchar, pelear
you know I will   
Sabes que lo haré
could use something   
Necesitar algo.
I could use a little help
Significa "Necesito un poco de ayuda" o "Un poco de ayuda no me vendría mal".
to take sides   
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