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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.
(NORMAL SPEED)
护发素
(hùfàsù)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"conditioner"
(NORMAL SPEED)
护发素
(SLOW)
护发素
(NORMAL SPEED)
conditioner
(NORMAL SPEED)
好的护发素会让你的头发不打结。
(Hǎo de hùfàsù huì ràng nǐ de tóufa bù dǎjié.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A good conditioner will take the tangles out of your hair."
(SLOW)
好的护发素会让你的头发不打结。
2.
(NORMAL SPEED)
除臭剂
(chúchòujì)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"deodorant"
(NORMAL SPEED)
除臭剂
(SLOW)
除臭剂
(NORMAL SPEED)
deodorant
(NORMAL SPEED)
洗完后喷一点除臭剂防止异味滋生。
(Xǐwán hòu pèn yīdiǎn chúchòujì fángzhǐ yìwèi zīshēng.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Put on deodorant after washing to keep you from smelling bad."
(SLOW)
洗完后喷一点除臭剂防止异味滋生。
3.
(NORMAL SPEED)
洗手液
(xǐshǒuyè)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"liquid soap"
(NORMAL SPEED)
洗手液
(SLOW)
洗手液
(NORMAL SPEED)
liquid soap
(NORMAL SPEED)
你有洗手液吗?
(Nǐ yǒu xǐshǒuyè ma? )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Do you have liquid soap?"
(SLOW)
你有洗手液吗?
4.
(NORMAL SPEED)
鸭子
(yāzi)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"duck"
(NORMAL SPEED)
鸭子
(SLOW)
鸭子
(NORMAL SPEED)
duck
(NORMAL SPEED)
鸭子的嘎嘎声引起回声。
(Yāzi de gāgā shēng yǐnqǐ huíshēng.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A duck’s quack echoes."
(SLOW)
鸭子的嘎嘎声引起回声。
5.
(NORMAL SPEED)
乌鸦
(wūyā)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"crow"
(NORMAL SPEED)
乌鸦
(SLOW)
乌鸦
(NORMAL SPEED)
crow
(NORMAL SPEED)
乌鸦是最聪明的鸟之一。
(Wūyā shì zuì cōngming de niǎo zhīyī.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Crows are among the smartest birds."
(SLOW)
乌鸦是最聪明的鸟之一。
6.
(NORMAL SPEED)
蟑螂
(zhāngláng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"cockroach"
(NORMAL SPEED)
蟑螂
(SLOW)
蟑螂
(NORMAL SPEED)
cockroach
(NORMAL SPEED)
一只蟑螂有六条腿,翅膀和触须。
(Yī zhī zhāngláng yǒu liù tiáo tuǐ, chìbǎng hé chùxū.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A cockroach has six legs, wings and antennae."
(SLOW)
一只蟑螂有六条腿,翅膀和触须。
7.
(NORMAL SPEED)
蚊子
(wénzi)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"mosquito"
(NORMAL SPEED)
蚊子
(SLOW)
蚊子
(NORMAL SPEED)
mosquito
(NORMAL SPEED)
蜻蜓吃蚊子。
(Qīngtíng chī wénzi. )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Dragonflies eat mosquitoes."
(SLOW)
蜻蜓吃蚊子。
8.
(NORMAL SPEED)
建筑工人
(jiànzhù gōngrén )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"construction worker"
(NORMAL SPEED)
建筑工人
(SLOW)
建筑工人
(NORMAL SPEED)
construction worker
(NORMAL SPEED)
建筑工人正在量木头。
(Jiànzhù gōngrén zhèngzài liáng mùtou. )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The construction worker is measuring wood."
(SLOW)
建筑工人正在量木头。
9.
(NORMAL SPEED)
家庭主妇
(jiātíng zhǔfù )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"homemaker"
(NORMAL SPEED)
家庭主妇
(SLOW)
家庭主妇
(NORMAL SPEED)
homemaker
(NORMAL SPEED)
世界任何地方最勤劳的工人就是家庭主妇。
(Shìjiè rènhé dìfāng zuì qínláo de gōngrén jiù shì jiātíng zhǔfù.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The hardest worker anywhere is the homemaker.
"
(SLOW)
世界任何地方最勤劳的工人就是家庭主妇。
10.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(bīng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"ice"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
ice
(NORMAL SPEED)
用冰块冰镇着你的饮料。
(Yòng bīngkuài bīngzhèn zhe nǐ de yǐnliào.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Keep your drinks cold with ice cubes."
(SLOW)
用冰块冰镇着你的饮料。
11.
(NORMAL SPEED)
历史
(lìshǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"history"
(NORMAL SPEED)
历史
(SLOW)
历史
(NORMAL SPEED)
history
(NORMAL SPEED)
我学习历史。
(Wǒ xuéxí lìshǐ.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I study history."
(SLOW)
我学习历史。
12.
(NORMAL SPEED)
地理
(dìlǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"geography"
(NORMAL SPEED)
地理
(SLOW)
地理
(NORMAL SPEED)
geography
(NORMAL SPEED)
他是地理专业的,辅修心理学。
(Tā shì dìlǐ zhuānyè de, fǔxiū xīnlǐxué.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"He is a geography major, with a minor in psychology."
(SLOW)
他是地理专业的,辅修心理学。
13.
(NORMAL SPEED)
商店
(shāngdiàn)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"store"
(NORMAL SPEED)
商店
(SLOW)
商店
(NORMAL SPEED)
store
(NORMAL SPEED)
我要去商店买些牛奶和鸡蛋。
(Wǒ yào qù shāngdiàn mǎi xiē niúnǎi hé jīdàn. )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I'm going to the store to buy some milk and eggs."
(SLOW)
我要去商店买些牛奶和鸡蛋。
14.
(NORMAL SPEED)
市场
(shìchǎng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"market"
(NORMAL SPEED)
市场
(SLOW)
市场
(NORMAL SPEED)
market
(NORMAL SPEED)
我们在本地市场买水果和蔬菜。
(Wǒmen zài běndì shìchǎng mǎi shuǐguǒ hé shūcài.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"We buy our fruits and vegetables at the local market."
(SLOW)
我们在本地市场买水果和蔬菜。
15.
(NORMAL SPEED)
价格
(jiàgé)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"price"
(NORMAL SPEED)
价格
(SLOW)
价格
(NORMAL SPEED)
price
(NORMAL SPEED)
这款手机的价格是多少?
(Zhè kuǎn shǒujī de jiàgé shì duōshǎo?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"What's the price of this cell phone?"
(SLOW)
这款手机的价格是多少?
16.
(NORMAL SPEED)
优惠券
(yōuhuìquàn)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"coupon"
(NORMAL SPEED)
优惠券
(SLOW)
优惠券
(NORMAL SPEED)
coupon
(NORMAL SPEED)
因为你有张可用的优惠券,我们只收你半价。
(Yīnwèi nǐ yǒu zhāng kěyòng de yōuhuìquàn, wǒmen zhǐ shōu nǐ bànjià .)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"As you have a valid discount coupon, we will only charge you half the price."
(SLOW)
因为你有张可用的优惠券,我们只收你半价。
17.
(NORMAL SPEED)
走道
(zǒudào)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"aisle"
(NORMAL SPEED)
走道
(SLOW)
走道
(NORMAL SPEED)
aisle
(NORMAL SPEED)
因为我常常要去洗手间,所以靠近走道的座位对我来说更好些。
(Yīnwèi wǒ chángcháng yào qù xǐshǒujiān, suǒyǐ kàojìn zǒudào de zuòwèi duì wǒ lái shuō gèng hǎo xiē .)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The aisle seat is better for me, since I use the restroom quite often."
(SLOW)
因为我常常要去洗手间,所以靠近走道的座位对我来说更好些。
18.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(bāo)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"bag"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
bag
(NORMAL SPEED)
别放在包里。
(Bié fàng zài bāo lǐ. )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Don't put it in the bag."
(SLOW)
别放在包里。
19.
(NORMAL SPEED)
照片
(zhàopiàn)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"photograph"
(NORMAL SPEED)
照片
(SLOW)
照片
(NORMAL SPEED)
photograph
(NORMAL SPEED)
这张照片不好看。
(Zhè zhāng zhàopiàn bù hǎokàn.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"This photograph doesn't look good."
(SLOW)
这张照片不好看。
20.
(NORMAL SPEED)
苏打水
(sūdǎshuǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"soda"
(NORMAL SPEED)
苏打水
(SLOW)
苏打水
(NORMAL SPEED)
soda
(NORMAL SPEED)
苏打水含有很多糖分。
(Sūdǎshuǐ hányǒu hěn duō tángfèn.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Soda contains a lot of sugar."
(SLOW)
苏打水含有很多糖分。
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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