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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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无聊
(wúliáo)
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"boring"
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无聊
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无聊
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boring
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博物馆很无聊。
(Bówùguǎn hěn wúliáo.)
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"The museum is boring."
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博物馆很无聊。
2.
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令人兴奋的
(lìng rén xīngfèn de)
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"exciting"
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令人兴奋的
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令人兴奋的
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exciting
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我看了一部令人兴奋的电影。
(Wǒ kàn le yī bù lìng rén xīngfèn de diànyǐng.)
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"I saw an exciting movie."
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我看了一部令人兴奋的电影。
3.
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重要
(zhòngyào)
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"important"
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重要
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重要
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important
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一个人的素质教育很重要。
(Yī ge rén de sùzhì jiàoyù hěn zhòngyào.)
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"It is important to teach one to be civilized."
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一个人的素质教育很重要。
4.
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信用卡
(xìnyòngkǎ)
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"credit card"
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信用卡
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信用卡
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credit card
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信用卡很方便。
(Xìnyòngkǎ hěn fāngbiàn. )
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"Credit cards are convenient."
(SLOW)
信用卡很方便。
5.
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钥匙
(yàoshi)
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"key"
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钥匙
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钥匙
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key
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他的钥匙丢了。
(Tā de yàoshi diū le.)
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"He lost his keys."
(SLOW)
他的钥匙丢了。
6.
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驾照
(jiàzhào)
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"driver's license"
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驾照
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驾照
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driver's license
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明年我一定要考到驾照。
(Míngnián wǒ yīdìng yào kǎodào jiàzhào.)
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"I must have a driver's license next year. "
(SLOW)
明年我一定要考到驾照。
7.
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森林
(sēnlín)
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"forest"
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森林
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森林
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forest
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这些动物都住在森林里。
(Zhèxiē dòngwu dōu zhù zài sēnlín lǐ.)
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"These animals all live in forests."
(SLOW)
这些动物都住在森林里。
8.
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(hé)
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"river"
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river
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我家在河对面。
(Wǒ jiā zài hé duìmiàn.)
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"My house is across the river. "
(SLOW)
我家在河对面。
9.
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大海
(dàhǎi)
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"ocean"
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大海
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大海
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ocean
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夜晚的大海很宁静。
(Yèwǎn de dàhǎi hěn níngjìng.)
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"The ocean at night is so peaceful. "
(SLOW)
夜晚的大海很宁静。
10.
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(hú)
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"lake"
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lake
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冬天湖面上覆盖着冰。
(Dōngtiān húmiàn shang fùgài zhe bīng.)
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"The lake is covered with ice in winter."
(SLOW)
冬天湖面上覆盖着冰。
11.
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文件
(wénjiàn)
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"document"
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文件
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文件
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document
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保险柜里的文件不见了。
(Bǎoxiǎnguì lǐ de wénjiàn bùjiàn le.)
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"The documents in the safe aren't there."
(SLOW)
保险柜里的文件不见了。
12.
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电脑
(diànnǎo)
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"computer"
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电脑
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电脑
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computer
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他想买一台电脑。
(Tā xiǎng mǎi yī tái diànnǎo.)
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"He wants to buy a computer."
(SLOW)
他想买一台电脑。
13.
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传真机
(chuánzhēnjī)
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"fax machine"
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传真机
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传真机
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fax machine
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你们有传真机吗?
(Nǐmen yǒu chuánzhēnjī ma?)
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"Do you have a fax machine?"
(SLOW)
你们有传真机吗?
14.
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打印机
(dǎyìnjī)
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"printer"
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打印机
(SLOW)
打印机
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printer
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打印机坏了。
(Dǎyìnjī huài le. )
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"The printer is broken."
(SLOW)
打印机坏了。
15.
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自动铅笔
(zìdòng qiānbǐ)
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"mechanical pencil"
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自动铅笔
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自动铅笔
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mechanical pencil
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我更喜欢自动铅笔。
(Wǒ gèng xǐhuān zìdòng qiānbǐ.)
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"I prefer mechanical pencils."
(SLOW)
我更喜欢自动铅笔。
16.
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尺子
(chǐzi)
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"ruler"
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尺子
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尺子
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ruler
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我不太用尺子。
(Wǒ bù tài yòng chǐzi.)
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"I don't use a ruler much."
(SLOW)
我不太用尺子。
17.
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马克笔
(mǎkèbǐ)
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"marker"
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马克笔
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马克笔
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marker
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马克笔快没有水了。
(Mǎkèbǐ kuài méiyǒu shuǐ le.)
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"The marker is running low on ink."
(SLOW)
马克笔快没有水了。
18.
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银行
(yínháng)
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"bank"
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银行
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银行
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bank
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她在银行工作。
(Tā zài yínháng gōngzuò.)
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"She works in a bank."
(SLOW)
她在银行工作。
19.
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便利店
(biànlìdiàn)
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"convenience store"
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便利店
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便利店
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convenience store
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去便利店买就好。
(Qù biànlìdiàn mǎi jiù hǎo.)
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"Just go to a convenience store to buy it."
(SLOW)
去便利店买就好。
20.
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医院
(yīyuàn)
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"hospital"
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医院
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医院
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hospital
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医院很近。
(Yīyuàn hěn jìn.)
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"The hospital is very close."
(SLOW)
医院很近。
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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