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New Mandarin Chinese Lesson: Newbie #19: Go To Restaurant #4

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We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #19: Go To Restaurant #4", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Announcer:

Go To Restaurant #4
Newbie 19: Go To Restaurant 4

Vocabulary
Cíhuì
词汇

A:

Meaning
Yìsi
意思

B:

Or
Huòzhě
或者

A:

Barbequed
Kǎo


B:

Slow
Màn


A:

Say
Shuō


B:

Specialty dish
Tèsècài
特色菜

A:

Deep fried
Yóuzhá de
油炸的

B:

Sheep
Yáng


A:

Sheep meat
Yángròu
羊肉

B:

Mutton kebab
Yángròuchuànr
羊肉串儿

Announcer:

Dialogue
Duìhuà
对话

A:

You have what specials?
Nǐmen yǒu shénme tèsècài?
你们有什么特色菜?

Waiter:

Our mutton kebab - very good.
Wǒmen de yángròuchuànr hěn hǎo.
我们的羊肉串儿很好。

A:

Mutton kebab - is spicy?
Yángròuchuànr shì là de ma?
羊肉串儿是辣的吗?

Waiter:

Isn't spicy.
Bú shì là de.
不是辣的。

A:

Mutton kebab - is deep fried?
Yángròuchuànr shì yóuzhá de ma?
羊肉串儿是油炸的吗?

Waiter:

Isn't deep fried.
Bú shì yóuzhá de.
不是油炸的。

Is barbequed.
Shì kǎo de.
是烤的。

B:

Have what dishes that have beef?
Yǒu shénme cài yǒu niúròu?
有什么菜有牛肉?

Waiter:

We have Braised Beef Potatoes.
Wǒmen yǒu Niúròu Dùn Tǔdòu.
我们有牛肉炖土豆。

B:

Please speak - slow - a little.
Qǐng shuō màn yìdiǎnr.
请说慢 一点。

Waiter:

We have Braised Beef Potatoes.
Wǒmen yǒu Niúròu Dùn Tǔdòu.
我们有牛肉炖土豆。

B:

"Dun" is what meaning?
"Dùn" shì shénme yìsi?
"炖"是什么意思?

Waiter:

Dun's meaning is "stewed" or "braised".
Dùn de yìsi shì "stewed" huòzhě "braised".
炖的意思是"stewed"或者"braised"。

B:

"Tudou" is what meaning?
"Tǔdòu" shì shénme yìsi?
"土豆"是什么意思?

Waiter:

Tudou is "potato".
Tǔdòu shì "potato".
土豆是"potato"。

You like to eat potatoes?
Nǐ xǐhuān chī tǔdòu ma?
你喜欢吃土豆吗?

B:

I - very - like to eat.
Wǒ hěn xǐhuān chī.
我很喜欢吃。

A:

Potatoes very delicious.
Tǔdòu hěn hǎochī.

土豆很好吃。 


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