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Video Lesson: My Treat!

Jan. 18, 2018

Chinese people are big on treating people to dinner. It is common for Chinese to go to dinner or lunch together and vie to be the one to pay the bill. This lesson helps you understand this aspect of Chinese culture.

Exercises in the Video:
1. A: Lìli, wǒmen qù dǎ bǎolíngqiú ba. Wǒ qǐngkè.
    B: Zhè zěnme hǎo yìsi ne, wǒmen AA ba.
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Lili’s friend wants to treat Lili to bowling.
    B. Lili doesn’t want to go bowling.
    C. They can play bowling for free.

2. A: Fúwùyuán, mǎidān. Zhèi cì wǒ qǐng nǐ, Lìli.
    B: Bú yòng le, Lǐ Lán, wǒmen AA ba.
    A: Méishìr, zhèi cì wǒ qǐng, nǐ xià cì ba.
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Li Lan wants Lili to pay for dinner.
    B. They will split the bill for dinner.
    C. Li Lan wants to pay for Lili’s dinner.

3. A: Wáng Lán, zhèi cì nǐ bāng le wǒ yí gè dà máng. Zhōumò wǒ xiǎng qǐng nǐ qù chīfàn.
    B: Méishìr, bú yòng le.
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Wang Lan can’t help her friend.
    B. Wang Lan’s friend wants to pay for Wang Lan’s dinner this weekend.
    C. They will pay for dinner separately.

4. A: Wáng Lán, xiàbān hòu yìqǐ chūqù chīfàn ba!
    B: Wǒ méi qián le, bú qù le, Lìli.
    A: Méishìr. Bié dānxīn. Jīntiān wǒ qǐngkè.
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Lili will pay for Wang Lan’s dinner.
    B. They will not go to dinner together because they don’t have enough money.
    C. Wang Lan will pay for dinner by herself.

5. A: Wāng jīnglǐ, huānyíng lái wǒmen gōngsi. Jīntiān wǎnshang yìqǐ chīfàn, wǒ qǐngkè.
    B: Bù hǎoyìsi yào nín pòfèi, Lǐ lǎobǎn. Xià cì nǐ qù wǒ nàr, wǒ qǐng nín kàn xì.
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Manager Wang will pay for the dinner tonight.
    B. Boss Li will pay for the dinner tonight.
    C. They will pay for the dinner together.

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Comments

Good lecture!

Hi Eunhee,
Thank you. I’m glad you like it!

It’s very useful lecture!

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