Ordering Dinner: Write Chinese Phrases

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 how to order dinner at a Chinese restaurant. You'll understand what the waitress might say as you seated in the restaurant. You'll learn how to ask order local favourites such as pork, Chinese cabbage, and roast duck in Mandarin Chinese!

When examining a menu in China, you may see that soup is normally served at the end of a meal rather than as a starter. Also fruits are the most common food served for dessert. Do not expect to see Western desserts such as ice cream and cakes on offer. You are also unlikely to see coffee and chocolates served at the end of a genuine Chinese meal.

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