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Lesson 12-2 Study Guide
Eating in a Cafeteria

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  • Learn the pinyin and correct stroke order for the 19 characters introduced in lesson 12-2.
  • Learn the new vocabulary introduced in lesson 12-2. You can practice with the online Table Building Activity.
New Vocabulary
 Chinese Pinyin English
师傅 shīfu master worker 
好吃 hǎochī delicious 
糖醋鱼 tángcùyú fish in sweet and sour sauce 
 táng sugar 
 tián sweet 
 suān sour 
红烧 hóngshāo to braise in soy sauce 
牛肉 niúròu beef 
 niú cow; ox 
凉拌 liángbàn (of food) cold "blended"; cold tossed 
黄瓜 huánggua cucumber 
米饭 mǐfàn cooked rice 
 wàng to forget 
 dài to bring; to take; to carry; to come with 
饭卡 fànkǎ meal card 
 cuò wrong 
清楚 qīngchu clear 
没关系 méi guānxi it doesn't matter 
上海 shànghǎi Shanghai