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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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领带
(lǐngdài)
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"necktie"
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领带
(SLOW)
领带
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necktie
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哪条领带配这件衬衫?
(Nǎ tiáo lǐngdài pèi zhè jiàn chènshān?)
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"Which necktie matches this shirt?"
(SLOW)
哪条领带配这件衬衫?
2.
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西服
(xīfú)
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"suit"
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西服
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西服
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suit
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你应该穿西服去见客户。
(Nǐ yīnggāi chuān xīfú qù jiàn kèhù.)
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"You should wear a suit to see the client."
(SLOW)
你应该穿西服去见客户。
3.
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运动鞋
(yùndòngxié)
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"sneaker"
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运动鞋
(SLOW)
运动鞋
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sneaker
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我的运动鞋很舒服。
(Wǒ de yùndòngxié hěn shūfu.)
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"My sneakers are very comfortable."
(SLOW)
我的运动鞋很舒服。
4.
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二十一
(èrshíyī)
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"twenty-one"
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二十一
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二十一
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twenty-one
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大厦有二十一层楼。
(Dàshà yǒu èrshíyī céng lóu.)
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"The building has twenty-one stories."
(SLOW)
大厦有二十一层楼。
5.
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二十二
(èrshí'èr)
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"twenty-two"
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二十二
(SLOW)
二十二
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twenty-two
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二十二是她最喜欢的数字。
(Èrshí'èr shì tā zuì xǐhuān de shùzì.)
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"Twenty-two is her favorite number."
(SLOW)
二十二是她最喜欢的数字。
6.
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三十三
(sānshísān)
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"thirty-three"
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三十三
(SLOW)
三十三
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thirty-three
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我弟弟三十三岁。
(Wǒ dìdi sānshísān suì.)
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"My younger brother is thirty-three years old."
(SLOW)
我弟弟三十三岁。
7.
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四十四
(sìshísì)
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"forty-four"
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四十四
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四十四
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forty-four
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我今年会有四十四个考试。
(Wǒ jīnnián huì yǒu sìshísì ge kǎoshì.)
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"I'll have forty-four exams this year."
(SLOW)
我今年会有四十四个考试。
8.
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五十五
(wǔshíwǔ)
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"fifty-five"
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五十五
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五十五
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fifty-five
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我的电视有五十五条频道。
(Wǒ de diànshì yǒu wǔshíwǔ tiáo píndào.)
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"My TV has fifty-five channels."
(SLOW)
我的电视有五十五条频道。
9.
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学生
(xuéshēng)
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"student"
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学生
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学生
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student
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中学生写了一封信。
(Zhōngxuéshēng xiě le yī fēng xìn.)
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"The middle school student wrote a letter."
(SLOW)
中学生写了一封信。
10.
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(kàn)
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"watch"
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(SLOW)
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watch
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孩子们喜欢看海豚表演。
(Háizǐmen xǐhuān kàn hǎitún biǎoyǎn.)
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"Children like to watch the dolphin performance."
(SLOW)
孩子们喜欢看海豚表演。
11.
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教室
(jiàoshì)
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"classroom"
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教室
(SLOW)
教室
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classroom
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她独自在教室里。
(Tā dúzì zài jiàoshì lǐ.)
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"She was alone in the classroom."
(SLOW)
她独自在教室里。
12.
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学校
(xuéxiào)
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"school"
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学校
(SLOW)
学校
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school
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我在学校学习化学。
(Wǒ zài xuéxiào xuéxí huàxué.)
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"I study chemistry at school."
(SLOW)
我在学校学习化学。
13.
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学校椅子
(xuéxiào yǐzi)
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"school chair"
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学校椅子
(SLOW)
学校椅子
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school chair
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我为我的学校椅子买了一个椅垫。
(Wǒ wèi wǒ de xuéxiào yǐzi mǎi le yī ge yǐdiàn.)
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"I bought a cushion for my school chair."
(SLOW)
我为我的学校椅子买了一个椅垫。
14.
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课桌
(kèzhuō)
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"school desk"
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课桌
(SLOW)
课桌
(NORMAL SPEED)
school desk
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椅子和课桌连在一起。
(Yǐzi hé kèzhuō lián zài yīqǐ.)
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"The chair is attached to the school desk."
(SLOW)
椅子和课桌连在一起。
15.
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上网
(shàngwǎng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"surf the internet"
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上网
(SLOW)
上网
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surf the internet
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男人在电脑上网了。
(Nánrén zài diànnǎo shàngwǎng le.)
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"The man surfed the internet on the computer."
(SLOW)
男人在电脑上网了。
16.
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(běi)
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"north"
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(SLOW)
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north
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北京在中国的北边。
(Běijīng zài Zhōngguó de běibian.)
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"Beijing is in the north of China."
(SLOW)
北京在中国的北边。
17.
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(huí)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"return"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
return
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他晚上九点以前回家。
(Tā wǎnshàng jiǔ diǎn yǐqián huíjiā.)
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"He returns home before nine in the evening."
(SLOW)
他晚上九点以前回家。
18.
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洗澡
(xǐzǎo)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"bathe"
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洗澡
(SLOW)
洗澡
(NORMAL SPEED)
bathe
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我喜欢在晚上下班后洗澡。
(Wǒ xǐhuān zài wǎnshàng xiàbān hòu xǐzǎo.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I like to bathe in the evening just after work."
(SLOW)
我喜欢在晚上下班后洗澡。
19.
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睡觉
(shuìjiào)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"sleep"
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睡觉
(SLOW)
睡觉
(NORMAL SPEED)
sleep
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女孩要睡觉了。
(Nǚhái yào shuìjiào le.)
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"The girl is going to sleep."
(SLOW)
女孩要睡觉了。
20.
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(nán)
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"south"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
south
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剧院在市中心的南边。
(Jùyuàn zài shìzhōngxīn de nánbian.)
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"The theater is in the south part of downtown."
(SLOW)
剧院在市中心的南边。
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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