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Coffee Break Series: Business Dinner, Part 1

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ID: 4355 Pre Intermediate
In China, having a meal with clients is not just eating. Everything is related to the business. That's why learning table manners is so important. In this lesson, let's start with how to host clients dinner. Let's get started!
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
主位 zhǔwèi the main seat
通常 tōngcháng usual; normal
Yuè the more...the more...
重要 zhòngyào important; significant
主位通常是主人或是地位比较高的人坐的位子。
zhǔwèi tōngcháng shì zhǔrén huòshì dìwèi bǐjiào gāo de rén zuò de wèizi 。
The main seat is usually occupied by either the host or someone of a higher position.
离主位越近的位子越重要。
lí zhǔwèi Yuè jìn de wèizi Yuè zhòngyào 。
The closer the seat is to the main seat, the more important the guest is.
您先请。
nín xiān qǐng 。
After you.
您先坐。
nín xiān zuò 。
Please be seated first.
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