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Introduction
Eric: Welcome to 3-Minute Chinese Season 1, Lesson 21 - Talking about Your Dislikes. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to say that you don't like something in Chinese.
Body
Eric: Here's the formal way to say 'I don't like this.' in Chinese.
Cho: [Normal] 我不喜欢这个。(Wǒ bù xǐhuān zhège .)
Eric: First is a pronoun meaning 'I'
Cho: [Normal] 我 [Slow] 我 (wǒ)
Eric: Next is the adverb meaning 'do not'
Cho: [Normal] 不 [Slow] 不(bù)
Eric: Next is the verb meaning 'to like'
Cho: [Normal] 喜欢 [Slow] 喜欢(xǐhuān)
Eric: Last is the pronoun meaning 'this'
Cho: [Normal] 这个 [Slow] 这个(zhège)
Eric: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I don't like this.'
Cho: [Slow] 我不喜欢这个。 [Normal] 我不喜欢这个。
Eric: Ok, now let's see the formal way to say 'I don't like waiting.'
Cho: [Normal] 我不喜欢等。(Wǒ bù xǐhuān děng .)
Eric: First is a pronoun meaning 'I'
Cho: [Normal] 我 [Slow] 我 (wǒ)
Eric: Next is the adverb meaning 'do not'
Cho: [Normal] 不 [Slow] 不(bù)
Eric: Next is the verb meaning 'to like'
Cho: [Normal] 喜欢 [Slow] 喜欢(xǐhuān)
Eric: Last is the verb meaning 'to wait'
Cho: [Normal] 等 [Slow] 等(děng)
Eric: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I don't like waiting.'
Cho: [Slow] 我不喜欢等。 [Normal] 我不喜欢等。
Eric: Next, we have the formal way to say 'I hate this.'
Cho: [Normal] 我讨厌这个。(Wǒ tǎoyàn zhège .)
Eric: First is a pronoun meaning 'I'
Cho: [Normal] 我 [Slow] 我(wǒ)
Eric: Next is the verb meaning 'to dislike'
Cho: [Normal] 讨厌 [Slow] 讨厌(tǎo yàn)
Eric: Last is the pronoun meaning 'this'
Cho: [Normal] 这个 [Slow] 这个(zhège)
Eric: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I hate this.'
Cho: [Slow] 我讨厌这个。 [Normal] 我讨厌这个。
Eric: Finally, we have the formal way to say 'I hate waiting.'
Cho: [Normal] 我讨厌等。(Wǒ tǎoyàn děng .)
Eric: First is a pronoun meaning 'I'
Cho: [Normal] 我 [Slow] 我(wǒ)
Eric: Next is the verb meaning 'to dislike'
Cho: [Normal] 讨厌 [Slow] 讨厌(tǎo yàn)
Eric: Last is the verb meaning 'to wait'
Cho: [Normal] 等 [Slow] 等(děng)
Eric: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I hate waiting.'
Cho: [Slow] 我讨厌等。 [Normal] 我讨厌等。
Cultural Insight
Eric: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Cho: When a “what” question can be answered with numbers, you can use another word, jǐ, instead of shénme. As in "What number are you?" In this case, you should say Nǐ shì jǐ hào?

Outro

Eric: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Cho: 再见

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Hi Listeners! Try translating this: 'I don't like exams.'

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Thursday at 10:14 PM
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你好 robert groulx,


谢谢 for posting and studying with us. If you have any questions, please let us know.😄


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robert groulx
Wednesday at 12:01 AM
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thank you for the lesson transcript


(Wǒ tǎoyàn zhège .)Here's the formal way to say 'I don't like this.' in Chinese.


robert

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Thursday at 09:32 PM
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Hi, Efrem,


Good!


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Efrem
Monday at 11:53 AM
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我不喜欢考试。

Steven
Saturday at 05:35 AM
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我不喜歡考試

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Hi, 路天行,


Thank you for you posting.

Your answer is perfect!

Good job!


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路天行
Thursday at 02:20 AM
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很容易啊,我不喜歡考試。 哈哈。:thumbsup::smile: