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Chinese Food at Foreign Prices

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ID: 2326 Intermediate
Chinese and foreigners alike would prefer it didn't happen, but shop owners do try to overcharge foreigners now and then. In this lesson, a foreigner visiting Luoyang heads to a local restaurant for a bowl of noodles, only to find an alarming discrepancy in the prices.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
洛阳 Luòyáng Luoyang, a city in Henan Province
面食 miànshí noodles
有名 yǒumíng to be famous
cháng to taste
先生,里面请!请坐,想吃点什么?
xiānsheng ,lǐmiàn qǐng !qǐng zuò ,xiǎng chī diǎn shénme ?
Sir, please come in! Please sit. What would you like to eat?
你们洛阳有什么好吃的?
nǐmen Luòyáng yǒu shénme hǎochī de ?
What's tasty here in Luoyang?
我们这里的面食很有名。要不要尝一尝?
wǒmen zhèlǐ de miànshí hěn yǒumíng 。yào bu yào cháng yi cháng ?
Our noodles are very famous here. Do you want to try them?
行,有菜单吗?我看一下菜单。
xíng ,yǒu càidān ma ?wǒ kàn yīxià càidān 。
Okay. Do you have a menu? I'll take a look at the menu.
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