A student from Miracle Mandarin Chinese Language School asked “Why Chinese don’t go Dutch?” As everyone knows, foreigners will go Dutch while having a meal in the restaurant. But most Chinese don’t. Why does exist such a difference?
First, food habits between China and West countries are different. In China, everyone can share the delicious food of all over the table when eating. But foreigners just eat the food in one’s own plate.
Secondly, Chinese eat together for the friendship. Chinese like making friends and solidarity. Chinese value the interpersonal relationships and friendship very much.
In fact, Chinese don’t go Dutch is a means, a repayment way, a way to express emotion … So, if you are interested in Chinese culture or Chinese language, welcome to our school or our online course: www.miraclemandarin.com