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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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jīn catty (roughly half a kilogram)
chā to differ
进口 jìnkǒu imported
原来如此 yuánláirúcǐ so that's how it is
lǎobǎn ,júzi zěnmemài ?
Excuse me, how much are the tangerines?
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.
yī jīn chā le qīshí ,zěnme chā zhème duō ?
Why is there an 80 yuan difference between them?
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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