To say that you’re about to do something (soon)
Subject + sắp + verb (+ object)
|I (male)||about to||go||listen to||concert|
I’m about to go to a concert.
To ask if someone is about to do something:
Question: Subject + sắp + verb (+ object) + chưa?
Yes – Subject + sắp + verb (+ object) + rồi
No – Subject + chưa+ verb (+ object)
|You (female)||about to||marry||husband||yet?|
|Yes, about to||month||next||I (female)||marry|
Are you getting married soon? Yes, I’m getting married next month.
|The movie Avatar||about||to be in theather||yet?|
|Chưa,||phim Avatar||còn lâu||mới||chiếu|
|Not yet||Avatar||long time||until||to be in theater|
Is (the movie) Avatar going to be in theater soon? No, it’s a long time until it’s in theater.
About the photo above: It was taken by my friend in Pu Dau, Vietnam. I have never been there, but it looks beautiful. Speaking of travel, I have a question for you
Leave a comment here to reply to the question (in Vietnamese, of course) !
You can see my friend’s original photo here on Flickr.