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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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上司
(shàngsī)
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"superior"
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上司
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上司
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superior
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我的上司非常冷静。
(Wǒ de shàngsī fēicháng lěngjìng.)
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"My superior is very calm."
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我的上司非常冷静。
2.
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公司
(gōngsī)
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"company"
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公司
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公司
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company
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今年我们公司的收入翻倍了。
(Jīnnián wǒmen gōngsī de shōurù fānbèi le.)
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"Our company revenues doubled this year."
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今年我们公司的收入翻倍了。
3.
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工资
(gōngzī)
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"salary"
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工资
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工资
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salary
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他的工资不太高。
(Tā de gōngzī bù tài gāo.)
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"His salary is not too high."
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他的工资不太高。
4.
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收音机
(shōuyīnjī)
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"radio"
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收音机
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收音机
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radio
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我不听收音机。
(Wǒ bù tīng shōuyīnjī.)
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"I don't listen to the radio."
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我不听收音机。
5.
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电视
(diànshì)
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"television"
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电视
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电视
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television
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这个电视剧好无聊啊!
(Zhège diànshìjù hǎo wúliáo a!)
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"This television show is really boring!"
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这个电视剧好无聊啊!
6.
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互联网
(hùliánwǎng)
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"Internet"
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互联网
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互联网
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Internet
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越来越多的人已经开始在互联网上购物。
(Yuèlái yuèduō de rén yǐjīng kāishǐ zài hùliánwǎng shang gòuwù. )
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"More and more people have started shopping on the internet."
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越来越多的人已经开始在互联网上购物。
7.
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报纸
(bàozhǐ)
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"newspaper"
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报纸
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报纸
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newspaper
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我每天早上看报纸。
(Wǒ měitiān zǎoshàng kàn bàozhǐ.)
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"I read the newspaper every morning."
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我每天早上看报纸。
8.
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新闻频道
(xīnwén píndào)
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"news channel"
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新闻频道
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新闻频道
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news channel
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我在傍晚的时候打开新闻频道。
(Wǒ zài bàngwǎn de shíhou dǎkāi xīnwén píndào.)
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"I turn on the news channel in the evening."
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我在傍晚的时候打开新闻频道。
9.
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乐器
(yuèqì)
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"musical instrument"
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乐器
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乐器
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musical instrument
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你会玩乐器吗?
(Nǐ huì wán yuèqì ma?)
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"Can you play a musical instrument?"
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你会玩乐器吗?
10.
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(huà)
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"painting"
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painting
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博物馆里有很多画。
(Bówùguǎn li yǒu hěn duō huà.)
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"There are many paintings in the museum."
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博物馆里有很多画。
11.
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剧场
(jùchǎng)
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"theater"
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剧场
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剧场
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theater
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剧场在哪里?
(Jùchǎng zài nǎlǐ?)
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"Where is the theatre?"
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剧场在哪里?
12.
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音乐剧
(yīnyuèjù)
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"musical"
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音乐剧
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音乐剧
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musical
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我买了音乐剧的门票。
(Wǒ mǎi le yīnyuèjù de ménpiào. )
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"I got tickets to a musical."
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我买了音乐剧的门票。
13.
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歌剧
(gējù)
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"opera"
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歌剧
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歌剧
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opera
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我很少去看歌剧。
(Wǒ hěn shǎo qù kàn gējù.)
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"I rarely go to the opera."
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我很少去看歌剧。
14.
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放松
(fàngsōng)
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"relax"
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放松
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放松
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relax
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听爵士乐让人很放松。
(Tīng juéshìyuè ràng rén hěn fàngsōng.)
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"Listening to Jazz music makes people relaxed. "
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听爵士乐让人很放松。
15.
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白板
(báibǎn)
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"whiteboard"
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白板
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白板
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whiteboard
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白板是形象地展示观点的完美方式。
(Báibǎn shì xíngxiàng de zhǎnshì guāndiǎn de wánměi fāngshì.)
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"A whiteboard is the perfect means of demonstrating points visually."
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白板是形象地展示观点的完美方式。
16.
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黑板
(hēibǎn)
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"blackboard"
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黑板
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黑板
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blackboard
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老师正在黑板上写字。
(Lǎoshī zhèngzài hēibǎn shang xiězì.)
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"The teacher is writing on the blackboard."
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老师正在黑板上写字。
17.
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测验
(cèyàn)
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"test"
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测验
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测验
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test
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测验是在下星期二。
(Cèyàn shì zài xià xīngqī èr.)
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"The test is on next Tuesday."
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测验是在下星期二。
18.
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课本
(kèběn)
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"textbook"
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课本
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课本
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textbook
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新版的语文课本很有意思。
(Xīn bǎn de yǔwén kèběn hěn yǒuyìsi.)
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"The new edition of the Chinese textbook is very interesting."
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新版的语文课本很有意思。
19.
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前面
(qiánmian)
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"front"
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前面
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前面
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front
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你在我的前面。
(Nǐ zài wǒ de qiánmian.)
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"You're in front of me."
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你在我的前面。
20.
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工作
(gōngzuò)
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"job"
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工作
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工作
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job
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听说他找到工作了。
(Tīngshuō tā zhǎodào gōngzuò le.)
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"I hear he's found a job."
(SLOW)
听说他找到工作了。
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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