speak chinese like a native


Posted by trevorb October 25, 2010 in the Group General Discussion .

Okay another mixed bag, and a slightly different tack. Will try to stick with 普通话 as much as I can.

 first one is from 西游记

1) What is the measure word for waterfalls?

I went to a Chinese restaurant last Friday.  There they provided chop sticks but I can't use them well.  

2) Would I be right to say: 我用筷子用得不好,要刀叉吧

 or would this be considered  rude.

Now with this event in the past I want to try and say the following, can you verify I'm using the correct forms

3) My wifes sister has eaten there before.

4) My wife and I have never eaten there before.

5) We ate a lot of dishes.

6) We would like to eat there again

7) When you eat there you use chop sticks.

8)  When the dishes arrived we immediately began to eat.


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