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In this video, you'll learn 20 of the most common words and phrases in Chinese.
Hi everybody, my name is Wu Rui.
Welcome to The 800 Core Chinese Words and Phrases video series!
This series will teach you the eight hundred most common words and phrases in Chinese.
Ok! Let's get started! First is…
1.
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白色
(báisè)
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"white"
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白色
(SLOW)
白色
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white
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白色容易脏。
(Báisè róngyì zāng.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"White gets dirty easily."
(SLOW)
白色容易脏。
2.
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红色
(hóngsè)
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"red"
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红色
(SLOW)
红色
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red
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中国人喜欢红色。
(Zhōngguó rén xǐhuān hóngsè.)
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"Chinese people like red."
(SLOW)
中国人喜欢红色。
3.
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绿色
(lǜsè)
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"green"
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绿色
(SLOW)
绿色
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green
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她从不穿绿色的衣服。
(Tā cóng bù chuān lǜsè de yīfú.)
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"She never wears green clothes."
(SLOW)
她从不穿绿色的衣服。
4.
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完成
(wánchéng)
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"finish"
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完成
(SLOW)
完成
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finish
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我会争取提前完成任务。
(Wǒ huì zhēngqǔ tíqián wánchéng rènwu.)
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"I will try hard to finish the task ahead of schedule. "
(SLOW)
我会争取提前完成任务。
5.
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开始
(kāishǐ)
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"start"
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开始
(SLOW)
开始
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start
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我要从今天开始存钱!
(Wǒ yào cóng jīntiān kāishǐ cúnqián!)
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"I need to start saving money from today!"
(SLOW)
我要从今天开始存钱!
6.
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成为
(chéngwéi)
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"become"
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成为
(SLOW)
成为
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become
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污染已经成为一个严重的问题。
(Wūrǎn yǐjīng chéngwéi yī ge yánzhòng de wèntí.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Pollution has become a serious problem."
(SLOW)
污染已经成为一个严重的问题。
7.
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十四
(shísì)
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"fourteen"
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十四
(SLOW)
十四
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fourteen
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我女儿十四岁。
(Wǒ nǚ'ér shísì suì.)
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"My daughter is fourteen years old."
(SLOW)
我女儿十四岁。
8.
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十五
(shíwǔ)
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"fifteen"
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十五
(SLOW)
十五
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fifteen
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等我十五分钟,好吗?
(Děnɡ wǒ shíwǔ fēnzhōnɡ, hǎo ma?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Wait for me for fifteen minutes, okay?"
(SLOW)
等我十五分钟,好吗?
9.
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十六
(shíliù)
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"sixteen"
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十六
(SLOW)
十六
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sixteen
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我有十六双袜子。
(Wǒ yǒu shíliù shuāng wàzi.)
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"I have sixteen pairs of socks."
(SLOW)
我有十六双袜子。
10.
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电话
(diànhuà)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"telephone"
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电话
(SLOW)
电话
(NORMAL SPEED)
telephone
(NORMAL SPEED)
今天晚上我给你打电话。
(Jīntiān wǎnshàng wǒ gěi nǐ dǎ diànhuà.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I'll give you a telephone call tonight."
(SLOW)
今天晚上我给你打电话。
11.
(NORMAL SPEED)
眼睛
(yǎnjīng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"eye"
(NORMAL SPEED)
眼睛
(SLOW)
眼睛
(NORMAL SPEED)
eye
(NORMAL SPEED)
眼睛是心灵的窗户。
(Yǎnjīng shì xīnlíng de chuānghu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Eyes are windows to the soul."
(SLOW)
眼睛是心灵的窗户。
12.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(yá)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"teeth"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
teeth
(NORMAL SPEED)
女人刷了牙。
(Nǚrén shuā le yá.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The woman brushed her teeth."
(SLOW)
女人刷了牙。
13.
(NORMAL SPEED)
嘴唇
(zuǐchún)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"lip"
(NORMAL SPEED)
嘴唇
(SLOW)
嘴唇
(NORMAL SPEED)
lip
(NORMAL SPEED)
你的嘴唇是粉色的。
(Nǐ de zuǐchún shì fěnsè de.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Your lips are pink."
(SLOW)
你的嘴唇是粉色的。
14.
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复印机
(fùyìnjī)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"copy machine"
(NORMAL SPEED)
复印机
(SLOW)
复印机
(NORMAL SPEED)
copy machine
(NORMAL SPEED)
我可以用复印机吗?
(Wǒ kěyǐ yòng fùyìnjī ma?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Can I use the copy machine?"
(SLOW)
我可以用复印机吗?
15.
(NORMAL SPEED)
书桌
(shūzhuō)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"desk"
(NORMAL SPEED)
书桌
(SLOW)
书桌
(NORMAL SPEED)
desk
(NORMAL SPEED)
我的书桌很乱。
(Wǒ de shūzhuō hěn luàn.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"My desk is messy."
(SLOW)
我的书桌很乱。
16.
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(shū)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"book"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
book
(NORMAL SPEED)
两本书都打折。
(Liǎng běn shū dōu dǎzhé.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Both books are on sale."
(SLOW)
两本书都打折。
17.
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(bǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"pen"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
pen
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办公室里没有笔。
(Bàngōngshì lǐ méiyǒu bǐ. )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"There are no pens in the office."
(SLOW)
办公室里没有笔。
18.
(NORMAL SPEED)
邮局
(yóujú)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"post office"
(NORMAL SPEED)
邮局
(SLOW)
邮局
(NORMAL SPEED)
post office
(NORMAL SPEED)
我昨天去了邮局。
(Wǒ zuótiān qù le yóujú.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I went to the post office yesterday."
(SLOW)
我昨天去了邮局。
19.
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图书馆
(túshūguǎn)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"library"
(NORMAL SPEED)
图书馆
(SLOW)
图书馆
(NORMAL SPEED)
library
(NORMAL SPEED)
学霸总是呆在图书馆。
(Xuébà zǒngshì dāi zài túshūguǎn.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Hardworking students always stay in the library."
(SLOW)
学霸总是呆在图书馆。
20.
(NORMAL SPEED)
超市
(chāoshì)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"supermarket"
(NORMAL SPEED)
超市
(SLOW)
超市
(NORMAL SPEED)
supermarket
(NORMAL SPEED)
今天超市里的鸡蛋很便宜。
(Jīntiān chāoshì lǐ de jīdàn hěn piányi.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The eggs in the supermarket today are very cheap."
(SLOW)
今天超市里的鸡蛋很便宜。
Well done! In this lesson, you expanded your vocabulary and learned 20 new useful words.
See you next time!
再见。(Zàijiàn.)

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