Open Class Chinese - Daily Mandarin-

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Paying the bill

当你和别人出去吃饭,是你买单呢还是别人买单?或者在你的国家通常会有什么样的买单方式?

今天我们就来看看在中国是怎样买单的。


When you are out eating with others, do you or others pay the bill? Or how does paying the bill work in your country?

Today, we will look at how we pay bills in China.

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大家好!欢迎大家来到 Happy School Online 学习汉语,今天我们要学习的内容和买单有关,买单在我们日常生活中经常发生,只要出去吃饭,买东西都会牵扯到买单。


今天我们会学习到一些和买单有关的词语和句子,比如:请客,东道主,一共消费了多少钱?等等。

接下来我们一起看对话吧!


Hi Everyone! Welcome to Happy School Online for Chinese learning. Today, our learning material will be about paying the bill. Paying bills happen in our daily lives. We deal with bills when we eat out, or buy things.


We will learn some words and sentences related to paying bills, for an example: my treat, hosting, what’s the total bill? And so on.

Let us have a look at the following conversation.

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Li Yu and Wang Hua are full and they are going to pay.

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Paying the bill

服务员,买单。

fú wù yuán ,mǎi dān 。

Waiter, check please.

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Paying the bill

我们AA买单吧。

wǒ men AA mǎi dān ba 。

Let's go Dutch.

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Paying the bill

不用,我来付钱吧,今天我请客。

bú yòng ,wǒ lái fù qián ba ,jīn tiān wǒ qǐng kè 。

No, I'll pay. It's my treat today.

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Paying the bill

还是我来买单吧,我请你。

hái shì wǒ lái mǎi dān ba ,wǒ qǐng nǐ 。

Let me get the bill instead. It's on me.

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