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Vocabulary In Chinese--005: New Words About Eating For Your Travel In China--02

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Hi friends, last weekend I introduced some useful Chinese words to do with travel. Today the new words are about eating out while in China and I hope you find the new vocabulary helpful when you visit China.

NEW WORDS:

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饭店: restaurant -- fandian
餐馆:restaurant/ eatery -- canguan
餐厅:dining hall -- canting
餐车:dinging car -- canche
餐桌:dining table -- canzhuo
餐巾:napkin / table napkin -- canjin

餐具:tableware -- canju
调羹 / 勺子: spoon
筷子: chopsticks -- kuaizi
餐刀: knife -- caidao
餐叉/ 叉子: folk -- chazi

菜单:menu -- caidan
点菜:order dishes -- diancai

吃饭:eat / have a meal -- chifan
吃早餐 / 早饭: to have breakfast -- chi zaofan
吃午餐 / 午饭: to have lunch -- chi wufan
吃晚餐 / 晚饭: to have dinner/supper -- chi wanfan

早餐 / 早饭 -- zaocan/zaofan -- breakfast
午餐 / 午饭 -- wucan/wufan -- lunch
晚餐 / 晚饭 -- wancan/wanfan -- supper/dinner

]吃中餐:have Chinese food -- chi zhongcan
吃西餐:have Western food -- chi xican

中餐 -- zhongcan -- Chinese meal, Chinese food
西餐 -- xican -- Western-style food

餐后甜点: dessert -- can hou tian dian
冰淇淋:ice cream -- bingqilin

REVIEW SOME WORDS FROM LAST UNIT:

牛排 -- niupai-- beefsteak
猪排 -- zhufan -- pork chop
排骨 -- faigu -- chop

-- yu -- fish
肉-- rou -- meat
-- dan -- egg

蔬菜-- shucai -- vegetable

水果 -- shuiguo -- fruit
苹果 -- pingguo -- apple
-- li -- pear
香蕉 -- xiangjiao -- banana
葡萄 -- putao -- grape
西瓜 -- xigua -- watermelon
香瓜 -- cantaloup
哈密瓜-- hamigua -- Hami melon
桔子/ 橙子 -- juzi / chengzi-- orange
柠檬 -- ningmeng -- lemon
桃子 -- taozi -- peach
李子 -- lizi -- plum

食品 -- shipin -- foodstuff
(燕)麦片 / (燕)麦粥 -- maipian -- oatmeal
面包 -- mianbao -- bread
三明治 -- sanmingchi -- sandwich
牛奶 -- niunai -- milk

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please write to shirley@ebridge.cn, or shirleyz004@yahoo.com, You are also welcome to publish your opinions in Forum For Friends. :-)   
--Shirley
Written, Translated and Recorded It On Sat, May 27, 2006

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