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How to Eat Crawfish

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ID: 2298 Intermediate
Autumn is the season for shellfish in Shanghai, and that includes crawfish. Across the city, shops will sell these miniature crustaceans by weight for hungry customers. But how do you eat them? In this lesson, ChinesePod shows you how!
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jīn jin, catty (roughly half a kilogram)
小龙虾 xiǎolóngxiā crawfish
上菜 shàngcài to serve food
特别 tèbié especially
fúwùyuán ,lái liǎng jīn xiǎolóngxiā !
Waiter, bring us two jin of crawfish!
hǎo !mǎshàng !
Okay! Coming up!
shàngcài tǐng kuài de 。lái ,kuài chī ba !zhè jiā de xiǎolóngxiā tèbié hǎochī !
They brought the food so fast. Come on, let's eat! This restaurant's crawfish are especially good!
xiǎolóngxiā de tóu zhēn dà 。zěnme chī ne ?wǒ bùtài huì chī 。
The crawfish heads are really big. How do you eat them? I don't really know how.
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