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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Cooking Vocabulary

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We're excited to announce that 章琦玮 - Zhang Qiwei has just published "Cooking Vocabulary", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Cooking Vocabulary

A:

Food dish or Vegetables
Cài


B:

A food dish
Yí dào cài
一道菜

A:

I would like to eat a food dish.
Wǒ xiǎng chī yí dào cài.
我想吃一道菜。

B:

Cook
Shāo


A:

Cook a food dish
Shāocài
烧菜

B:

I am cooking a food dish.
Wǒ zài shāocài.
我在烧菜。

A:

Stir fry
Chǎo


B:

To stir fry - or - Stir fried food dish
Chǎocài
炒菜

A:

I like making stir fry.
Wǒ xǐhuān chǎocài.
我喜欢炒菜。

B:

Deep fry
Zhá


A:

Fried chicken
Zhájī
炸鸡

B:

For lunch - have - fried chicken.
Wǔcān yǒu zhájī.
午餐有炸鸡。

A:

Roast or Barbeque
Kǎo


B:

Roasted duck
Kǎoyā
烤鸭

A:

You like - eat - roasted duck?
Nǐ xǐhuān chī kǎoyā ma?
你喜欢吃烤鸭吗?

B:

Steam
Zhēng


A:

Steamed bun
Zhēng mántou
蒸馒头

B:

I like eating steamed bun.
Wǒ xǐhuān chī zhēng mántou.
我喜欢吃蒸馒头。

A:

Cook or Boil
Zhǔ


B:

Cook or boil - food dish
Zhǔcài
煮菜

A:

I am cooking - food dish.
Wǒ zài zhǔcài.

我在煮菜。 


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