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EP74 就餐 Dinner Time

Lu Chang China Plus Published: 2018-01-08 15:56:16
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EP74 就餐 Dinner Time

EP74 就餐 Dinner Time

  • Chinese 101: Conversation on dining with a Chinese family

  • Grammar: Using "来lai" as a dummy verb; Expressing "excessively" with "太 tai"

  • Language Tips: Tips on eating a Chinese home cooked meal 

  • Story of the Day: Peals Before Swine 对牛弹琴 duì niú tán qín

Dialogue:

A:哇,真是太丰盛了!

wa ,zhēn shì tài fēng shèng le !

Wow, such a sumptuous meal!

B:来,尝尝这个,这是我妈妈的拿手菜。

lái ,cháng cháng zhè gè ,zhè shì wǒ mā mā de ná shǒu cài 。

Try this, this is my mother’s specialty dishes

A:太好吃了!

tài hǎo chī le!

It’s so delicious!

C:喜欢就多吃点!

xǐ huān jiù duō chī diǎn!

If you like it, just eat more!

A:谢谢叔叔,我自己来就好。

xiè xiè shū shū ,wǒ zì jǐ lái jiù hǎo 。

Thank you uncle, I can serve myself.

D:你们先吃着,我去厨房看看。

Nĭ men xiān chī zhe , wŏ qù chú fáng kàn kan.

Excuse me for a moment. I need to check the food in the kitchen.

A:阿姨,需要帮忙吗?

ā yí,xū yào bāng máng ma?

Do you need any help?

D:不用!我去一下就来。

bú yòng !wǒ qù yī xià jiù lái。

No thanks! I’ll just take a look and will be back soon.

Words & Expressions:

【丰盛】fēng shèng: 

【尝】cháng:try (eat)

【拿手菜】ná shǒu cài:Specialty Dish

【自己来】 zì jǐ lái: serve one self

【厨房】chú fáng: kitchen

【帮忙】bāng máng: help

Hosts: Liu Min & Jessica

Programme Editor: Wang Xiaoyu

Producer: Lu Chang

EP74 就餐 Dinner Time

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