NPCR Ch. 27

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New Practical Chinese Reader Volume 3

入乡随俗 (rù xiāng suí sú)

When in Rome, do as the Romans do

服务员

waiter

壶 (hú)

pot; kettle

点心 (diǎn xīn)

light refreshments / pastry / Dim Sum (in Cantonese cooking) / dessert

稍 (shāo)

slightly, a little

茶馆

tea house

了解 (liǎo jiě)

to understand; to find out, to understand; to know about; to be informed`

风俗

custom

热闹

bustling with noise and excitement

说话

to speak; to talk

声音

sound, voice

even more

舞台

stage

to move; to take away

场所 (chǎng suǒ)

location / place

发现

to find out, to discover

聊天

to chat

安静

quiet; peaceful; calm

比如

to give an example; for instance

咖啡馆

cafe, coffee bar

看法 (kànfă)

point of view

正常

regular; normal; ordinary

筷子

chopsticks

刀叉

knife and fork

食物

food; 吃的东西

块 (kuài)

piece, lump, chunk

盘子

plate; dish

to cut; to slice

手指 (shǒu zhǐ)

finger

干净

clean

这样

so, such

西餐

western-style food (meal)

敬 (jìng)

to offer politely

fragrant

寺庙

temple

和尚

Buddhist monk

书法家

calligrapher

胸 (xiōng)

chest / bosom / heart / mind / thorax

阿弥陀佛 (ā mí tóu fó)

May Buddha preserve us; merciful Buddha

宋代

Song Dynasty

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