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EP51 等位 Wait For A Seat

EP51 等位 Wait For A Seat

  • Chinese 101: Expressions on taking a number and waiting for seats in a restaurant

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Dialogue:

A:您好,欢迎光临!请问您几位?有预订吗?

Nín hǎo ,huān yíng guāng lín !qǐng wèn nín jǐ wèi ?yǒu yù dìng ma ?

Hello and welcome! May I ask how many people are you together? 

Do you have a reservation?

B:没有,我们四个人。有位置吗?

Méi yǒu ,wǒ men sì gè rén 。yǒu wèi zhì ma ?

No,we have 4 people together. Do you have seats?

A:现在是用餐高峰时期,需要等位。

Xiàn zài shì yòng cān gāo fēng shí qī ,xū yào děng wèi 。

It’s a rush hour for having meals now, you need to wait for your seats.

B:好的。我先排队取号吧。

Hǎo de 。wǒ xiān pái duì qǔ hào ba 。

Okay. Let me take a number and take my turn.

Words & Expressions:

【欢迎光临】huān yíng guāng lín: Welcome 

【预订】yù dìng: book; reservation; 

【位置】wèi zhì: place; seats

【现在】xiàn zài: now

【用餐】yòng cān:eating; having meals; having dinner

【高峰时期】gāo fēng shí qī: rush hour; peak hour

【等位】děng wèi:wait for a seat

【排队】pái duì: queuing; in line; wait in line

【取号】qǔ hào: take a number (and wait for one’s turn)

Hosts: Liu Min & Sam Duckett & Jessica 

Programme Editor: Wang Xiaoyu

Producer: Lu Chang

EP51 等位 Wait For A Seat

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