New podcast weblog for Chinese Learners -- Pick up some useful Chinese Mandarin or Cantonese in just two minutes
Cantonese Lesson One: Food (1)
We'll talk about food and restaurants in our first 3 lessons.
Can someone listen and post what you can hear from the podcast?
Mandarin Lesson One: Food(1)
Huan1 ying2! Welcome to the first Mandarin lesson. This is Paul.
Chinese consider food is the number one important stuff in life. Who else doesn't ?
Food is the basic needs of human being. So let's talk about food in our first lesson.
1) min2 yi2 shi2 wei2 tian1
( people consider food as heaven )
2) chi1 fan4
( eat rice = have a meal )
3) can1 guan3
( meal house = restaurant )
4) ji 1 ( chicken )
5) niu2 ( cow )
6) yu2 ( fish )
7) xia1 ( shrimp )
8) rou4 ( meat ) 9) cai4 ( dish or vegie ) 10) zhu1 ( pig )
If you master the above words, you may know how to say these:
ji1 rou4 (chicken meat)
niu2 rou4 (beef)
zhu1 rou4 (pork )
yu2 rou4 (fish meat )
We'll learn more next time. See you.
This podcast is extremely simple, yet you get a lot out of it. After you learn these vocabulary words, dimsum gets much simpler to understand.
Hope to see more.
Thank you for lesson 1. Hope to see more in the future.
Great start to a great podcast!!
I learned some great new words in this cast (the Mandarin). Hope there will be more in the future!!