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Ordering Chinese Take-out
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ID: 0747 Intermediate
It’s slightly reminiscent of your friendly neighborhood ‘Oriental Palace’, but where is the General Tsao’s Chicken and florescent pink sweet and sour pork? Though the smells and greasy tables feel strangely familiar, this isn’t the Chinese take-out of your memory. This podcast is a Mandarin lesson to reacquaint you with Chinese food, Chinese-style.
Tue Jan 01 2008 | Jenny, John
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|叫外卖||jiào wàimài||to have food delivered|
|宫保鸡丁||gōngbǎojīdīng||spicy diced chicken|
|麻婆豆腐||mápódòufu||tofu in spicy sauce|
|鱼香肉丝||yúxiāng ròusī||fish-flavored shredded meat|
wéi ，nǐhǎo ，wǒ yào jiào wàimài 。
Hello, I want to order for delivery.
nǐ yào chī shénme ？
What do you want to eat?
gěi wǒ yī ge gōngbǎojīdīng 、yī ge mápódòufu 、yī ge yúxiāng ròusī 。nǐmen cài de fènliàng zěnmeyàng ？
I'll have an order of Kung Pao Chicken, an order of Spicy Tofu, an order of Fish-flavored Shredded Pork. What are the portions like?
tǐng dà de ，kěndìng gòuchī 。nǐ yào chī là ma ？
They're quite satisfying--definitely enough. Do you want it spicy?
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