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[语音]如何用英文介绍粽子?-端午节福利

HOTELENGLISH 2018-03-15 09:56:30


端午节(Dragon Boat Festival)马上到了,如何向客人介绍粽子这个中华传统美食,你会吗?


A:餐厅服务员

B:客人



A: Can I take your order, Ma'am?

女士,可以帮您点单吗?


B: Well. I was looking through the menu and I saw this(pointing to a picture of Zongzi). What is this?

嗯,我看菜单看到这个(女士指着菜单上的粽子图片), 这是什么?


A: Oh that is what we call Zong zi. 

哦,这个我们叫粽子。


B: What is Zong zi?

粽子是什么?


A : Zong zi is a sticky rice dumpling, which is typically shaped as a triangle and wrapped inside of bamboo leaves. Traditionally, people eat this during the Dragon boat festival. 

粽子是一种由某种竹子叶包成三角状的一种饭团。传统地来说,人们在端午节会吃粽子。


B: Oh interesting. How does it taste?

听着很有意思,是什么味道的?


A: There are actually many different kinds of fillings that vary in flavor. Also, It depends on the region of China. For example, in northern China, zong zi are mainly made with dates or red bean paste, and people typically eat them with white sugar.

有很多不同的口味,取决于里面是放什么馅的。而且,在中国不同地区,放的馅也不同。比如在北方,一般有枣粽或者豆沙粽,人们一般蘸着白糖吃。


B: Oh ok, which kind do you serve here?

那你这有什么样的呢?


A: We serve both savory and sweet kinds. The savory ones are made with egg yolk or pork or even both together. Or there are sweet ones made with dates or red beans.

我们这里有咸味的也有甜的。咸的我们有猪肉或者蛋黄粽,还有猪肉和蛋黄混在一起的粽子。甜的我们有枣粽和豆沙粽。


B: I would like to try a date one and also a pork one. Please bring one of each, thank you. 

我想试试枣粽和猪肉棕,麻烦各帮我来一个,谢谢。


A: Absolutely. Zong zi is wrapped with bamboo leaves by strings, would you like me to take it out from its wrapping before serving it to you?

好的。粽子外面是用绳子固定住竹子叶包着的,你要我帮你把竹子叶剥了给你吗?


B: Actually no, I would like to see it and do it myself.

不用,我想自己看看是怎么样的,自己剥竹子叶。





Wish all of you a great Dragon Boat Festival
端午快乐

 





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