Learn Chinese Words: zī shēn yǎn yuán (资深演员)

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Do you like Chinese-made TV dramas? Have you ever heard the word"zīshēn yǎnyuán"? Now let's learn together.

veteran actor / 资深演员 / (zīshēn yǎnyuán)

A: I heard you really like Chinese-made TV dramas, why is that?

听说你非常喜欢中国电视剧,你能说说为什么吗?

(tīnɡshuō nǐ fēichánɡ xǐhuān zhōnɡɡuó diànshìjù, nǐnénɡ shuōshuō wéishenme ma?)  

B: That is because many Chinese-made TV dramas have veteran actors. 

这是因为很多国产电视剧由资深演员出演。

(zhèshì yīnwéi hěnduō ɡuóchǎn diànshìjù yóu zīshēn yǎnyuán chūyǎn.)   

A: Speaking of veteran actors, have you seen the same-name TV adaptation of one of China's four classics Journey to the West? There are many outstanding actors in that.  

说到资深演员,你看过由中国四大名著之一《西游记》改编的同名电视剧吗?那里面有很多演技优秀的演员。

(shuōdào zīshēn yǎnyuán, nǐ kànɡuò yóu zhōnɡɡuó sìdà mínɡzhù zhīyī xī yóu jì ɡǎibiān de tónɡmínɡ diànshìjù ma?nà lǐmiàn yǒu hěnduō yǎnjì yōuxiù de yǎnyuán.)  

B: Although this series came out in the 1990s, it still made a strong impression on me, especially the character of Sun Wukong.  

虽然这部电视剧上映于80年代,但是我对它印象很深刻,特别是里面孙悟空的那个角色。

(suīrán zhèbù diànshìjù shànɡyìnɡ yú bāshiniándài, dànshì wǒ duì tā yìnxiànɡ hěn shēnkè, tèbié shì lǐmiàn sūn wùkōnɡ de nàɡè jiǎosè.) 

A: The character of Sun Wukong was played by veteran actor Liu Xiao Lingtong. He is really amazing.

孙悟空是由资深男演员六小龄童扮演的,他真是很棒的演员。

(sūn wùkōnɡ shì yóu zīshēn nányǎnyuán liù xiǎo línɡtónɡ bànyǎn de, tā zhēnshì hěnbànɡ de yǎnyuán.)

B:  I also think he really was a great actor.

我也觉得他是一个非常优秀的演员。

(wǒ yě juédé tāshì yīɡè fēichánɡ yōuxiù de yǎnyuán.)

A: I bet he was liked by many audiences, I'm one of them.

很多观众都非常喜欢他呢, 我也是其中之一。

(hěnduō ɡuānzhònɡ dōu fēichánɡ xǐhuān tā ne.wǒ yěshì qízhōnɡ zhīyī)

 

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