Video Lesson: I love Dim Sum!  (Elementary, Module 4)

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  Instructor: Becky Length: 03:17
  Knowledge Point: Food: Dim-Sum (Elementary, Module 4)
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You heard about Dim Sum. You may have tried it before. How do you call the popular dishes in Chinese?
Peter F. says
Wŏ juéde lóng shi "Basket" zài yīngwén bú shì "Dish"
April 4, 2016 Reply
Helen Zhang (Chinese Teacher) in reply to Peter F.
You are right. The translation for “笼(lóng)” should be “basket.” “笼(lóng)” are small bamboo steaming baskets. By the way, do you like “小笼包(xiǎolóngbāo)”?
April 8, 2016 Reply
Peter F. in reply to Helen Zhang (Chinese Teacher)
Wŏ hěn xĭhuan xiǎolóngbāo
April 8, 2016 Reply
moo84 says
Hello,

How is difference between 早茶 和 点心?

Thks
May 23, 2012 Reply
Becky_Chinese Teacher in reply to moo84
Dim sum(早茶) refers to a style of Chinese food prepared as small bite-sized or individual portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates. Eating dim sum at a restaurant is usually known in Cantonese as going to "drink tea" (yum cha, 飲茶), as tea is typically served with dim sum.
But 点心 refers to the different kinds of food of dim sum. And in Chinese it’s also refers to dessert and snack.
May 24, 2012 Reply
Douglas says
wo hen duo xihuan xiao lum bao.

Doug 
April 2, 2012 Reply
Becky_Chinese Teacher in reply to Douglas
Wǒ yě fēicháng xǐhuan xiǎo lóng bāo!
April 5, 2012 Reply
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