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xiǎng would like   miàntiáo 面条 noodles
chī eat   báifàn 白饭 white rice
nàlǐ 那里 there   jiǎozi 饺子 dumplings
zhèlǐ 这里 here   qīngcài 青菜 vegetables
péngyou 朋友 friend   wǎn bowl
wǔfàn 午饭 lunch   fèn portion

drinks = píjiǔ, kāfēi, chá, shuǐ, kělè, lǜ chá, hóng chá

# Prompt Response
1 Nǐ chī shénme? (What do you eat?) Wǒ chī miàntiáo. (I eat noodles)
2 Zhèlǐ yǒu báifàn ma?
(Do you have white rice  here?)
Yǒu  (Have.)
Méi yǒu  (Don’t have.)
3 Ní xiǎng chī shénme?
(What would you like to eat?)
Wó xiǎng chī jiǎozi 
(I would like to eat dumplings.)
4 Qǐng wèn, nǐ yào shénme?
(Excuse me, what do you want?)
Wǒ yào liáng fèn qīngcài
(I want a two helpings of green vegetables)
5 Nǐ péngyou yào shénme?
(What does your friend want?)
Tā yào sān wǎn báifàn.
(He wants three bowls of rice.)
6 Qǐng wèn, nǐ xiǎng hē shénme?
(Excuse me, what would you like to drink?)
Wó xiǎng hē kāfēi.
(I would like to drink coffee)
Yì píng kāfēi háishì yì bēi kāfēi
(A bottle of coffee or a glass of coffee?)
píng
(A bottle.)
7 Nǐmen yào jǐ fèn jiǎozi?
(How many portions of dumplings do you all want?)
 fèn jiǎozi.
(Seven portions of dumplings.)
8 Shéi yǒu qīngcài (Who has green vegetables) Zhāng xiānsheng yǒu . (Mr Zhang.)
9 Qǐng wèn, ní xiǎng yào shénme?
(Excuse me, what would you like?)
Wǒ yào wú wǎn miàntiáo  
(I want 5 bowls of noodles)  
Qíng děng yí xià. (Please wait a moment.) Hǎo, wó děng nǐ. (Okay, I will wait.)
10 Nà gè jiǎozi hǎo chī ma?
(Are those dumplings tasty?)
Hén hǎo chī! Nǐ chī ba.
(Very tasty! Have some.)
11 Zhèlǐ shénme hǎo chī?
(Here what is tasty?)
Báifàn hǎo chī. Nǐ yào ma?
(Our rice is tasty.  Do you want some?)
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