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Tangerine Fan: Fruit Market

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ID: 3042 Intermediate
It's time to boost your Chinese as well as your Vitamin C, with this lesson about tangerines. Are you intimidated to go to the fruit vendor in the market? Don't know your apples from your oranges? This lesson will guide you through some common market language.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
jīn catty (roughly half a kilogram)
chā to differ
进口 jìnkǒu imported
原来如此 yuánláirúcǐ so that's how it is
老板,橘子怎么卖?
lǎobǎn ,júzi zěnmemài ?
Excuse me, how much are the tangerines?
这边的一斤一百二,那边的一斤两百?
zhèbiān de yī jīn yībǎièr ,nàbiān de yī jīn liǎngbǎi ?
The ones over here are 120 for half a kilo and the ones over there are 200 for half a kilo.
一斤差了八十,怎么差这么多?
yī jīn chā le qīshí ,zěnme chā zhème duō ?
Why is there an 80 yuan difference between them?
那边的是日本进口的,比较贵,但这边国产的也很甜呢。
nàbiān de shì Rìběn jìnkǒu de ,bǐjiào guì ,dàn zhèbiān guóchǎn de yě hěn tián ne 。
The ones over there are imports from Japan, so they're more expensive, but the local ones over here are pretty sweet too.
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