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FluentU: Dinner with a Friend (Full)

FluentU: Dinner with a Friend (Full)

In this full version of the FluentU-produced series, "FluentU: Dinner with a Friend", continue to improve your essential restaurant - and conversational - Chinese skills with Wang Ming as he meets up with an old friend and they share a meal. From ordering food and talking about flavors, to catching up and making plans, this series covers a nice range of must-know language, while still being entertaining. Check out the Courses page and subscribe to the Course "FluentU: Dinner with a Friend" to learn this video in smaller, more manageable pieces!
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Dinner with a Friend: 1 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 1 of 9

In part one of the series, watch as the two friends catch up and exchange pleasantries. Learn how to say "long time no see" and ask someone how they have been.
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Dinner with a Friend: 2 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 2 of 9

Let's eat! In part two, the two friends talk about how busy they have been. Learn how to ask if someone has been busy and joke about a hectic schedule.
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Dinner with a Friend: 3 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 3 of 9

The spicier, the better! In part three, the two friends discuss the menu. Learn how to ask someone what they want to eat and if they like spice.
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Dinner with a Friend: 4 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 4 of 9

What would you like to order? This clip will help you order food in a restaurant with ease. Learn some common food items and how to use relevant measure words when ordering.
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Dinner with a Friend: 5 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 5 of 9

Do you want fried rice or white rice? In this clip, the friends discuss what rice they want to order. Learn how to ask for the food to be served together and how to raise a "what about" question by bouncing the question back after answering it with 呢.
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Dinner with a Friend: 6 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 6 of 9

Can you use chopsticks? In this video, you will learn to ask for an item in a restaurant and even learn to tell someone you are impressed by them!
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Dinner with a Friend: 7 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 7 of 9

The food arrives, so Wang Ming and his friend enjoy their meals. Learn some useful expressions to say "enjoy your meal" and "cheers."
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Dinner with a Friend: 8 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 8 of 9

It's my treat! Wang Ming and Li finish their meal and pay the bill. Learn how to ask someone if they have had enough to eat and how to pay the bill in a polite manner.
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Dinner with a Friend: 9 of 9

Dinner with a Friend: 9 of 9

See you next time! The two friends make plans for meeting again.