EP51 等位 Wait For A Seat
Chinese 101: Expressions on taking a number and waiting for seats in a restaurant
Language Tips: Different types of restaurant in China and eating experience
Story of The Day: The courtyard is as crowded as a marketplace 门庭若市 mén tíng ruò shì
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?
Méi yǒu ，wǒ men sì gè rén 。yǒu wèi zhì ma ？
No，we have 4 people together. Do you have seats?
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.
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