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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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(shuā)
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"brush"
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brush
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快去刷牙吧!
(Kuài qù shuāyá ba!)
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"Go brush your teeth!"
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快去刷牙吧!
2.
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冲澡
(chōngzǎo)
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"shower"
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冲澡
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冲澡
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shower
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他在冲澡。
(Tā zài chōngzǎo.)
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"The man is taking a shower."
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他在冲澡。
3.
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(xǐ)
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"wash"
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wash
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我不想洗盘子。
(Wǒ bù xiǎng xǐ pánzi.)
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"I do not want to wash the plates."
(SLOW)
我不想洗盘子。
4.
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离开
(líkāi)
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"leave"
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离开
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离开
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leave
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你不要一直催促别人离开。
(Nǐ bùyào yīzhí cuīcù biérén líkāi.)
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"Don't keep pushing others to leave."
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你不要一直催促别人离开。
5.
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账单
(zhàngdān)
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"check"
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账单
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账单
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check
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可以给我账单吗?
(Kěyǐ gěi wǒ zhàngdān ma ?)
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"Could I have the check?"
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可以给我账单吗?
6.
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六十六
(liùshíliù)
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"sixty-six"
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六十六
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六十六
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sixty-six
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我跑了六十六分钟。
(Wǒ pǎo le liùshíliù fēnzhōng.)
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"I ran for sixty-six minutes."
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我跑了六十六分钟。
7.
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七十七
(qīshíqī)
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"seventy-seven"
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七十七
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七十七
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seventy-seven
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他的门号是七十七。
(Tā de ménhào shì qīshíqī.)
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"His door number is seventy-seven."
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他的门号是七十七。
8.
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八十八
(bāshíbā)
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"eighty-eight"
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八十八
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八十八
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eighty-eight
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公司有八十八个员工。
(Gōngsī yǒu bāshíbā ge yuángōng.)
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"The company has eighty-eight employees."
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公司有八十八个员工。
9.
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九十九
(jiǔshíjiǔ)
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"ninety-nine"
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九十九
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九十九
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ninety-nine
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他爷爷九十九岁。
(Tā yéye jiǔshíjiǔ suì.)
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"His grandfather is ninety-nine years old."
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他爷爷九十九岁。
10.
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一百
(yībǎi)
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"one hundred"
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一百
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一百
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one hundred
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一百美元换多少人民币?
(Yībǎi měiyuán huàn duōshǎo rénmínbì?)
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"One hundred American dollars changes into how much Renminbi?"
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一百美元换多少人民币?
11.
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客厅
(kètīng)
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"living room"
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客厅
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客厅
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living room
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这客厅很大。
(Zhè kètīng hěn dà.)
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"This living room is huge."
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这客厅很大。
12.
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饭厅
(fàntīng)
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"dining room"
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饭厅
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饭厅
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dining room
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饭厅在厨房的旁边.
(Fàntīng zài chúfáng de pángbian.)
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"The dining room is next to the kitchen."
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饭厅在厨房的旁边.
13.
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门厅
(méntīng)
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"hallway"
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门厅
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门厅
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hallway
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不要在门厅里跑。
(Bùyào zài méntīng lǐ pǎo.)
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"Don’t run in the hallways."
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不要在门厅里跑。
14.
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公寓
(gōngyù)
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"apartment"
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公寓
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公寓
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apartment
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你想租个公寓住吗?
(Nǐ xiǎng zū ge gōngyù zhù ma?)
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"Do you want to rent an apartment?"
(SLOW)
你想租个公寓住吗?
15.
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房子
(fángzi)
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"house"
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房子
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房子
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house
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买房子是笔大的支出。
(Mǎi fángzi shì bǐ dà de zhīchū.)
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"Buying a house is a major expense."
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买房子是笔大的支出。
16.
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运动
(yùndòng)
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"exercise"
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运动
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运动
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exercise
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我每天都去运动。
(Wǒ měitiān dōu qù yùndòng.)
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"I go out to exercise every day."
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我每天都去运动。
17.
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营业
(yíngyè)
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"open"
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营业
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营业
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open
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这家店从早上9点开始营业。
(Zhè jiā diàn cóng zǎoshàng jiǔ diǎn kāishǐ yíngyè.)
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"The store is open from 9 a.m."
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这家店从早上9点开始营业。
18.
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(tīng)
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"listen"
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listen
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你应该听大夫的。
(Nǐ yīnggāi tīng dàifu de.)
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"You should listen to the doctor."
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你应该听大夫的。
19.
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生日
(shēngrì)
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"birthday"
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生日
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生日
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birthday
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你的生日是哪天?
(Nǐ de shēngrì shì nǎ tiān?)
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"Which day is your birthday?"
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你的生日是哪天?
20.
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退休
(tuìxiū)
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"retire"
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退休
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退休
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retire
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我打算五十岁退休。
(Wǒ dǎsuàn wǔshí suì tuìxiū.)
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"I plan to retire at fifty."
(SLOW)
我打算五十岁退休。
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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