Relevant Content
We'll always make sure you know exactly what the lesson is about. You will easily understand whether it is relevant for you.

Is There Garlic in This? I'm Vegan!

Great Hosts
Here at ChinesePod, all our lessons are presented in an entertaining manner by our great hosts. You'll find language learners, teachers, and even professors sharing their insights, ideas, and teaching methods in our video and audio lessons.
Brief Lesson Summaries
A brief introduction of the lesson will always tell you what this lesson is about and what language level is the intended target. If you're interested in the subject, but might not be able to understand it in full, fear not; we have transcripts of lesson dialogues vocabulary so you can follow along.
ID: 2898 Elementary
  Are you a vegetarian or perhaps a vegan? Do you struggle to explain yourself in China when ordering food? This lesson will get you ordering like a pro, and teach you different ways to say vegetarian in Chinese. For another video with more ways to say all kinds of vegetarian and vegan, check out Fiona on YouTubehere
Awesome Materials
Our lessons contain natural communication in Chinese in video and audio format. We have have lessons focused on video or a podcast format and our lessons have transcripts of Lesson Dialogues, Important Vocabulary, Expanded Materials for a deep dive into the lesson topic and Exercises focused on testing your retention.
Detailed Vocabulary
Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
素炒面 sùchǎomiàn vegetarian fried noodles
里头 lǐtou inside
吃素 chīsù to be a vegetarian
当然 dāngrán of course
fúwùyuán ,zhè ge sù chǎomiàn lǐtou zěnme yǒu cōngsuàn ā ?
Waiter, why is there spring onion and garlic in this vegetarian fried noodles?
nǐ shuō bù chī ròu ,lǐtou méiyǒu ròu 。
You said you didn't eat meat, there's no meat in it.
wǒ shuō wǒ chīsù ,dāngrán shì fójiào sù 。
I said I was a vegetarian, of course I meant Buddhist vegetarianism.
cōngsuàn shì hūn de ma ?wǒ méi tīngshuō guo ,nà nǐ yào huàn yīpán ma ?
Are spring onion and garlic non-vegetarian? I never heard that before. Do you want me to give you a new one?
Natural Dialogues
Each lesson is centered around a natural dialogue with key vocabulary directly prepared and translated for your use. You can also listen to each sentence as an individual recording to improve your listening and comprehension skills.
Try It For Free
ChinesePod is 100% Free to Try. Create an account today and get started!