Bring the ChinesePod experience to your Classroom. Learn more about ChinesePod SchoolZone BETA here.
Say It Right Series

Article about Chinese Food Translations

Posted by foleadu July 12, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: chinese food, new york times, translation

There's a really good article in the NYtimes about a recent revamping of English translations of standard Chinese dishes in Beijing restaurants.  It's interesting to read about the reasoning behind some of translations.  I've gotta try 'Chicken without sexual life'...

 

Comments (6) RSS

loading... Updating ...

To comment, please login.

Not sure if your comment is appropriate? Check our Commenting Policy first.

New lesson idea? Please contact us.