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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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(bāng)
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"help"
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help
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你可以帮我做吗?
(Nǐ kěyǐ bāng wǒ zuò ma?)
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"Can you help me do it?"
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你可以帮我做吗?
2.
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(xué)
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"learn"
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learn
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你应该每天都学习新东西。
(Nǐ yīnggāi měitiān dōu xuéxí xīn dōngxi.)
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"You should learn something new every day."
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你应该每天都学习新东西。
3.
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(dòng)
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"move"
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move
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别动。
(Bié dòng.)
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"Don't move."
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别动。
4.
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十七
(shíqī)
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"seventeen"
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十七
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十七
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seventeen
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他十七岁。
(Tā shíqī suì.)
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"He is seventeen years old."
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他十七岁。
5.
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十八
(shíbā)
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"eighteen"
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十八
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十八
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eighteen
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三乘以六等于十八。
(Sān chéngyǐ liù děngyú shíbā.)
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"Three times six equals eighteen."
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三乘以六等于十八。
6.
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十九
(shíjiǔ)
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"nineteen"
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十九
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十九
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nineteen
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这儿有十九本书。
(Zhèr yǒu shíjiǔ běn shū.)
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"There are nineteen books here."
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这儿有十九本书。
7.
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二十
(èrshí)
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"twenty"
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二十
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二十
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twenty
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二十的四分之一是五。
(Èrshí de sì fēnzhī yī shì wǔ .)
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"One fourth of twenty is five."
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二十的四分之一是五。
8.
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脖子
(bózi)
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"neck"
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脖子
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脖子
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neck
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我脖子上有一个奇怪的肿块。
(Wǒ bózi shang yǒu yī ge qíguài de zhǒngkuài.)
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"There is a strange lump on my neck."
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我脖子上有一个奇怪的肿块。
9.
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(liǎn)
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"face"
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face
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她的帽子遮住了整张脸。
(Tā de màozi zhēzhù le zhěng zhāng liǎn.)
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"Her hat covered her whole face."
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她的帽子遮住了整张脸。
10.
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耳朵
(ěrduo)
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"ear"
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耳朵
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耳朵
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ear
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医生检查了她的耳朵。
(Yīshēng jiǎnchá le tā de ěrduo.)
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"The doctor looked into her ears."
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医生检查了她的耳朵。
11.
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头发
(tóufa)
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"hair"
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头发
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头发
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hair
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他的头发真短。
(Tā de tóufa zhēn duǎn.)
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"His hair is really short."
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他的头发真短。
12.
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(shān)
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"mountain"
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mountain
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他在山林里迷路了。
(Tā zài shānlín lǐ mílù le.)
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"He is lost in the mountain forest."
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他在山林里迷路了。
13.
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海滩
(hǎitān)
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"beach"
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海滩
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海滩
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beach
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他去海滩了。
(Tā qù hǎitān le.)
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"He went to the beach."
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他去海滩了。
14.
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雨林
(yǔlín)
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"rainforest"
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雨林
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雨林
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rainforest
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亚马逊雨林非常大。
(Yàmǎxùn yǔlín fēicháng dà.)
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"The Amazon rainforest is very large."
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亚马逊雨林非常大。
15.
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(dǎo)
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"island"
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island
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台湾是一个岛。
(Táiwān shì yī ge dǎo.)
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"Taiwan is an island."
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台湾是一个岛。
16.
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词典
(cídiǎn)
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"dictionary"
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词典
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词典
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dictionary
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我买了一部电子词典。
(Wǒ mǎi le yī bù diànzǐ cídiǎn.)
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"I bought an electronic dictionary."
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我买了一部电子词典。
17.
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蓝色
(lánsè)
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"blue"
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蓝色
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蓝色
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blue
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蓝色很漂亮。
(Lánsè hěn piàoliang.)
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"Blue is very pretty."
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蓝色很漂亮。
18.
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黄色
(huángsè)
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"yellow"
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黄色
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黄色
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yellow
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树叶变成黄色了。
(Shùyè biànchéng huángsè le.)
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"The leaves turned yellow. "
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树叶变成黄色了。
19.
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橙色
(chéngsè)
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"orange"
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橙色
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橙色
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orange
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穿橙色上衣的是救生员。
(Chuān chéngsè shàngyī de shì jiùshēngyuán.)
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"The ones in orange shirts are lifeguards."
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穿橙色上衣的是救生员。
20.
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颜色
(yánsè)
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"color"
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颜色
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颜色
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color
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你喜欢什么颜色?
(Nǐ xǐhuān shénme yánsè?)
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"What color do you like?"
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你喜欢什么颜色?
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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