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Ordering a Cake

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ID: 2409 Intermediate
You can't have a birthday party without cake! In this lesson, learn how to pick one up for that next big birthday bash.
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服务员 fúwùyuán waiter
蛋糕 dàngāo cake
的话 dehuà if
差不多 chàbuduō more or less
fúwùyuán ,wǒ yào gěi háizi mǎi gè shēngrì dàngāo ,dàgài shí gè rén chī 。
Waiter, I want to buy a birthday cake for my child. It's for about 10 people.
shí gè rén dehuà ,shíèr cùn de dàngāo yīnggāi chàbuduō le 。
If there are 10 people, a 12-inch cake should be about right.
nà nǐmen yǒu nǎxiē zhǒnglèi de ?
Then what kinds of cake do you have?
xiānnǎi shuǐguǒ dàngāo ,qiǎokèlì dàngāo ,mùsī dàngāo ,zhīshì dàngāo wǒmen dōu yǒu 。
We've got fruit and cream cake, chocolate cake, mousse cake and cheese cake.
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