Noisy, crowded restaurants and cafeterias are especially common in China; it is the largest country in the world, after all. This alone may not be too jarring for a newly-arrived foreigner, but you may be a bit more surprised when a group of strangers asks to sit at your table with you! Learn how to politely ask to sit with people (and how to respond to such requests) in today's ChinesePod lesson.


Maturity: General
Native: English, Target: Chinese (Mandarin)
Hosts: Dilu, John
Topics: seat, restaurant, dining
Function: asking_questions

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