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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #18: Go To Restaurant #3

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We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #18: Go To Restaurant #3", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Announcer:

Go To Restaurant #3
Newbie 18: Go To Restaurant 3

Vocabulary
Cíhuì
词汇

A:

Cabbage
Bāocài
包菜

B:

Spinach
Bōcài
菠菜

A:

Paper napkins
Cānjīnzhǐ
餐巾纸

B:

Green beans
Dòujiǎo
豆角

A:

Dry by stir frying
Gānbiān
干煸

B:

Green Beans in Sauce
Gānbiān Dòujiǎo
干煸豆角

A:

Also or Still
Hái


B:

Soy sauce
Jiàngyóu
酱油

A:

Spicy, Hot



B:

Greens
Qīngcài
青菜

A:

The city of Shanghai
Shànghǎi
上海

B:

Shanghai cabbage
Shànghǎiqīng
上海青

A:

Sour
Suān


B:

Soup
Tāng


A:

Sour Spicy Soup
Suānlàtāng
酸辣汤

B:

A Little or A Little Of
Yìdiǎnr
一点儿

A:

Most
Zuì


Announcer:

Dialogue
Duìhuà
对话

A:

Kung Pao Chicken spicy?
Gōngbǎojīdīng là ma?
宫保鸡丁辣吗?

Waiter:

Not spicy - also want what?
Bú là, hái yào shénme?
不辣,还要什么?

A:

Please give us Sour Spicy Soup.
Qǐng gěi wǒmen Suānlàtāng.
请给我们酸辣汤。

Also want Green Beans in Sauce.
Hái yào Gānbiāndòujiǎo.
还要干煸豆角。

You plural - have - what kind of greens?
Nǐmen yǒu shénmeyàng de qīngcài?
你们有什么样的青菜?

Waiter:

Have Shanghai cabbage, ...
Yǒu shànghǎiqīng, ...
有上海青,……

spinach, ...
bōcài, ...
菠菜,……

cabbage.
bāocài.
包菜。

A:

I like spinach the most.
Wǒ zuì xǐhuān bōcài.
我最喜欢菠菜。

How about - you plural?
Nǐmen ne?
你们呢?

B:

I also like spinach.
Wǒ yě xǐhuān bōcài.
我也喜欢菠菜。

Have soy sauce?
Yǒu jiàngyóu ma?
有酱油吗?

Waiter:

Have.
Yǒu.
有。

B:

Please give us a little soy sauce.
Qǐng gěi wǒmen yìdiǎnr jiàngyóu.
请给我们一点儿酱油。

Please give us - a little - napkins.
Qǐng gěi wǒmen yìdiǎnr cānjīnzhǐ.
请给我们一点儿餐巾纸。

Waiter:

Okay.
Hǎode.

好的。 


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