Sophie Zhang is from Liaoning Province in northern China. She earned her masters degree in Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics from Xihua University in 2013. She is currently a classroom English teacher and online Mandarin Teacher. She has her own English classroom in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province.
There are different types of eating places in China. You can find snacks or a light meal at street stalls.
A fan guan serves traditional Chinese food.
Department stores often house relaxed can ting on the upper floor, open until about 10 pm and serving both international and Chinese dishes.
Look at the following conversation in a Chinese restaurant.
服务员 fu wu yuan (waitor/waitress): 您好，请问几个人？
客人 ke ren (guest): 四个人。
fú wù yuán : nín hǎo ，qǐng wèn jǐ gè rén ？
kè rén : sì gè rén 。
fú wù yuán :yǒu yù dìng ma ？
kè rén :yǒu ，běn jié míng yù dìng de 。
fú wù yuán :hǎo de ，zhè biān qǐng 。
Waiter: Hello, how many people are there in your group?
Guest: Four people.
Attendant: Do you have a reservation?
Guest: Yes, Benjamin made a reservation.
Waiter: OK, this way, please.
TRADITIONAL DISHES FOUND IN CHINESE RESTAURANTS:
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