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Continued Tone Change Series #5 - Ordering Dumplings

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ID: 4345 Elementary
In our previous newbie tone change series, we have introduced the tone change rules for 不, 一, two third tones, and three third tones. Just like many other aspects in the Chinese language, tone changes are more nuanced than the rules you see in textbooks. That's why for the elementary tone change series, we decided that we would reinforce the rules with the help of dialogues that you hear in everyday conversations. Practice and familiarize yourselves with the sounds, and you'll be a tone master in no time! In this episode, we're going to learn and practice the tone change rules for consecutive third tones through a conversation in a restaurant. Let's check it out right now!
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老板 lǎobǎn boss; business proprietor
水饺 shuǐjiǎo boiled dumpling
wǎn bowl
chǎo to stir-fry
老板,我想点水饺。
lǎobǎn ,wǒ xiǎng diǎn shuǐjiǎo 。
Boss, I would like to order dumplings.
小姐,你想要几碗?
xiǎojie ,nǐ xiǎngyào jǐ wǎn ?
Miss, how many bowls do you want?
给我两碗好了。
gěi wǒ liǎng wǎn hǎo le 。
Please give me two bowls.
还要什么?
hái yào shénme ?
Anything else?
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