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Food and drinks

What would you like to eat/drink?

“shénme” means “what”. You can ask “Nǐ hē shénme?”(What do you drink?)”Nǐ chī shénme”(What do you eat?)Audio

Now let’s practice more words by answering the questions.

  • Wǒ hē kāfēi.— I drink coffee.
  • Wǒ hē kělè.— I drink cola.
  • Wǒ hē chá.— I drink tea.
  • Wǒ hē rè shuǐ.— I drink hot water.
  • Wǒ hē niúnǎi.— I drink milk.
  • Wǒ chī jiǎozi.— I eat dumplings.
  • Wǒ chī miànbāo.— I eat bread.

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