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Ordering Xiaolongbao

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ID: 0511 Elementary
Learning Mandarin is like climbing a mountain made of dumplings. And as with other mountaineering expeditions, it's necessary to study the landscape before starting the ascent. In this podcast, we unravel the mystery of the xiaolongbao, the Mount Everest of Chinese breakfast foods. Tip to the wise: if you can't smell the ocean, don't buy the ones with crab meat.
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服务员 fúwùyuán waiter
小笼包 xiǎolóngbāo xiaolong dumpling
gěi to give
ròu meat
fúwùyuán ,xiǎolóngbāo yī lóng yǒu jǐ ge ?
Waiter, how many xiaolong dumplings in a basket?
liù ge 。
gěi wǒ sān lóng 。
Give me three baskets.
ròu de háishi xièfěn de ?
Meat or crab?
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