Road To Learning Chinese

纸上谈兵 ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程

September 22, 2021 Eric and Martin Season 1 Episode 14
Road To Learning Chinese
纸上谈兵 ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程
Show Notes Transcript

Know somebody who is all talk and no walk? You might have found your perfect ChengYu in your next debate with them! Join us as tell the story of 纸上谈兵

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Story Transcript:

赵括从小学习兵法,自以为天下没有人能够与其匹敌。他的父亲赵奢曾经评论说:“打仗是非常危险的事情,而赵括把它说得太容易了,假使将来赵国不任命他为将军,那也就算了,如果一定要拜他为将军,导致赵军大败的人必定是赵括无疑。”后来赵括果然代替廉颇做了大将军,长平一战被秦将白起打败,四十万赵军全部被消灭,赵括自己也战死了。

 zhào kuò cóng xiǎo xué xí bīng fǎ , zì yǐ wéi tiān xià méi yǒu rén néng gòu yǔ qí pǐ dí . tā de fù qīn zhào shē céng jīng píng lùn shuō : " dǎ zhàng shì fēi cháng wēi xiǎn de shì qíng , ér zhào kuò bǎ tā shuō de tài róng yì le , jiǎ shǐ jiāng lái zhào guó bù rèn mìng tā wéi jiāng jūn , nà yě jiù suàn le , rú guǒ yí dìng yào bài tā wèi jiāng jūn , dǎo zhì zhào jūn dà bài de rén bì dìng shì zhào kuò wú yí . " hòu lái zhào kuò guǒ rán dài tì lián pō zuò le dà jiàng jūn , cháng píng yī zhàn bèi qín jiàng bái qǐ dǎ bài , sì shí wàn zhào jūn quán bù bèi xiāo miè , zhào kuò zì jǐ yě zhàn sǐ le .

Key Vocabulary:

兵法 - art of war
bīng fǎ

匹敌 -equal to; well matched
pǐ dí

任命 -appoint,designate
rèn mìng

将军 -  general, high ranking military officer
jiāng jūn

无疑 - beyond doubt
wú yí

消灭- perish, die out, eliminate, exterminate
xiāo miè