Ordering a Coffee

1. Saying Hello

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2. Introduction to Tones

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3. Ordering a Coffee

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4. Airport - Arriving

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5. Taxi - Going to Hotel

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6. Hotel - Checking In

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7. Numbers 1-10

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8. Breakfast

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9. Shopping

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10. Introducing yourself

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11. Meeting a Colleague

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12. Going for Lunch

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13. Ordering Lunch

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14. Numbers 11 to 999

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15. In the Office

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16. Telling the Time

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17. Ordering Dinner

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18. Having Dinner

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19. Days of the Week

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20. Booking a Day Trip

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21. Sightseeing

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22. Taking the Subway

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23. Asking for Directions

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24. Buying a Phone

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25. At the Bar

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26. Karaoke with Friends

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27. Planning Meeting

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28. Giving a Presentation

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29. Leisure Centre

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30. Talking about Family

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31. Months of the Year

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32. Weather

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33. Visiting the Bank

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34. At the Market

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35. At the Post Office

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36. Sightseeing

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37. Contract Extension

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38. Café Lunch

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39. Apartment Search

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40. Hotel Checking Out

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Here you'll learn Mandarin Chinese words to order a coffee or tea at a café. You'll also learn how to point to any snack item that you might want, even if you don’t know what it's called in Mandarin. You'll see that communicating with a waiter or waitress need not be too difficult in China.

Dani treats you to a cup of coffee at a cafe in Beijing Airport. You are keen to learn Chinese phrases to order your own coffee for future reference! Cafe culture is growing fast in modern Chinese cities, and cafes such as Starbucks are a popular place for young people to meet friends and have a chat.

Chinese farmers have also taken advantage of the new opportunity and domestic production of coffee beans has soared in the past decade, with the rugged province of Yunnan dominating production. Coffee shops typically cater to all tastes, and you're sure to find the more traditional drink of tea available too.



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