We're excited to announce that 席爱娜 Xi Aina (Diana) has just published "Newbie #22: Go To Restaurant #7", a new Newbie level Mandarin Chinese lesson, on Language Mentor! 

Lesson Script

Announcer:

Go To Restaurant #7
Newbie 22: Go To Restaurant 7

Vocabulary
Ci2hui4
词汇

A:

Waiter
Fu2wu4yuan2
服务员

B:

Sorry
Dui4bu4qi3
对不起

A:

Right away
Ma3shang4
马上

B:

Much thanks
Duo1 xie4
多谢

A:

Chopsticks
Kuai4zi
筷子

B:

Knife and fork
Dao1cha1
刀叉

A:

Spoon
Shao2zi
勺子

B:

All
Dou1


A:

Use
Yong4


B:

Bowl
Wan3


A:

Three
San1


Announcer:

Dialogue
Dui4hua4
对话

A:

Waiter ...
Fu2wu4yuan2 ...
服务员 ……

our dishes ...
wo3men de cai4 ...
我们的菜……

still not come.
hai2 mei2you3 lai2.
还没有来。

B:

We waited ...
Wo3men deng3 le ...
我们等了……

very long.
hen3 jiu3 le.
很久了。

C:

We still need ...
Wo3men hai2 xu1yao4 ...
我们还需要……

wait how long?
deng3 duo1jiu3?
等多久?

Waiter:

Sorry.
Dui4bu4qi3.
对不起。

Dishes - right away - come.
Cai4 ma3shang4 lai2.
菜马上来。

A:

Much thanks.
Duo1 xie4.
多谢。

Waiter:

Dishes came.
Cai4 lai2 le.
菜来了。

B:

Have - knife and fork?
You3 dao1cha1 ma?
有刀叉吗?

Waiter:

All want?
Dou1 yao4 ma?
都要吗?

A:

I want chopsticks.
Wo3 yao4 kuai4zi.
我要筷子。

C:

I use knife and fork.
Wo3 yong4 dao1cha1.
我用刀叉。

Waiter:

Soup came.
Tang1 lai2 le.
汤来了。

C:

Have bowls?
You3 wan3 ma?
有碗吗?

Waiter:

Of course.
Dang1ran2.
当然。

Want three?
Yao4 san1 ge4 ma?
要三个吗?

C:

Right.
Dui.
对。

Also bring three spoons.
Zai4 lai2 san1 ge4 shao2zi.
再来三个勺子。

Waiter:

Still want other?
Hai2 yao4 bie2de ma?
还要别的吗?

B:

No want. Thanks.
Bu2 yao4 le. Xie4xie.

不要了。谢谢。 


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