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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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可可
(kěkě)
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"cocoa"
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可可
(SLOW)
可可
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cocoa
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寒冬的夜晚喝一杯热可可很舒服。
(Hándōng de yèwǎn hē yī bēi rè kěkě hěn shūfu.)
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"A warm cup of cocoa is comforting on a cold winter night."
(SLOW)
寒冬的夜晚喝一杯热可可很舒服。
2.
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软饮
(ruǎnyǐn)
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"soft drink"
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软饮
(SLOW)
软饮
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soft drink
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软饮不含酒精,它们通常是冰的碳酸饮料。
(Ruǎnyǐn bù hán jiǔjīng, tāmen tōngcháng shì bīng de tànsuān yǐnliào.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Soft drinks don't contain alcohol, and are usually carbonated and served cold."
(SLOW)
软饮不含酒精,它们通常是冰的碳酸饮料。
3.
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果汁
(guǒzhī)
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"juice"
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果汁
(SLOW)
果汁
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juice
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她想喝果汁。
(Tā xiǎng hē guǒzhī.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"She wants to drink juice."
(SLOW)
她想喝果汁。
4.
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书架
(shūjià)
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"bookshelf"
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书架
(SLOW)
书架
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bookshelf
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书架上有小装饰品,图片和书。
(Shūjià shàng yǒu xiǎo zhuāngshìpǐn, túpiàn hé shū.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"There are trinkets, pictures and books on the bookshelf."
(SLOW)
书架上有小装饰品,图片和书。
5.
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(chuáng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"bed"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
bed
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我喜欢睡软床。
(Wǒ xǐhuān shuì ruǎn chuáng.)
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"I like soft beds."
(SLOW)
我喜欢睡软床。
6.
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镜子
(jìngzi)
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"mirror"
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镜子
(SLOW)
镜子
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mirror
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我讨厌每天早上照镜子。
(Wǒ tǎoyàn měitiān zǎoshàng zhào jìngzi.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I hate to look into the mirror every morning."
(SLOW)
我讨厌每天早上照镜子。
7.
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梳妆台
(shūzhuāngtái)
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"dresser"
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梳妆台
(SLOW)
梳妆台
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dresser
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我的袜子和内衣在我梳妆台最上面的抽屉里。
(Wǒ de wàzi hé nèiyī zài wǒ shūzhuāngtái zuì shàngmian de chōutì lǐ.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"My socks and underwear are in the top drawer of my dresser."
(SLOW)
我的袜子和内衣在我梳妆台最上面的抽屉里。
8.
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扫地
(sǎodì
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"sweep"
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扫地
(SLOW)
扫地
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sweep
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我扫地扫了一上午。
(Wǒ sǎodì sǎo le yī shàngwǔ.)
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"I've been sweeping for a whole morning."
(SLOW)
我扫地扫了一上午。
9.
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收拾
(shōushi)
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"put away"
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收拾
(SLOW)
收拾
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put away
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把你的玩具都收拾好。
(Bǎ nǐ de wánjù dōu shōushi hǎo.)
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"Put away your toys."
(SLOW)
把你的玩具都收拾好。
10.
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(tuō)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"mop"
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(SLOW)
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mop
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我把房间拖了拖。
(Wǒ bǎ fángjiān tuō le tuō.)
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"I just moped the bedroom."
(SLOW)
我把房间拖了拖。
11.
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女服务员
(nǚ fúwùyuán )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"waitress"
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女服务员
(SLOW)
女服务员
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waitress
(NORMAL SPEED)
女服务员端着放着玻璃杯的托盘。
(Nǚ fúwùyuán duānzhe fàngzhe bōlibēi de tuōpán. )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The waitress is holding a tray with glasses."
(SLOW)
女服务员端着放着玻璃杯的托盘。
12.
(NORMAL SPEED)
华氏
(huáshì wēndùjì )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Fahrenheit"
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华氏
(SLOW)
华氏
(NORMAL SPEED)
Fahrenheit
(NORMAL SPEED)
水在华氏三十二度结冰。
(Shuǐ zài huáshì sānshí'èr dù jiébīng.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Water freezes at thirty-two degrees Fahrenheit."
(SLOW)
水在华氏三十二度结冰。
13.
(NORMAL SPEED)
温度
(wēndù)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"temperature"
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温度
(SLOW)
温度
(NORMAL SPEED)
temperature
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温度变了,穿衣也变了。
(Wēndù biàn le, chuān yī yě biàn le.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"As the temperature changes so does our clothing."
(SLOW)
温度变了,穿衣也变了。
14.
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潮湿的
(cháoshī de )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"humid"
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潮湿的
(SLOW)
潮湿的
(NORMAL SPEED)
humid
(NORMAL SPEED)
春天是一个潮湿的季节。
(Chūntiān shì yī ge cháoshī de jìjié.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Spring is a humid season."
(SLOW)
春天是一个潮湿的季节。
15.
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刮风的
(guāfēng de )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"windy"
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刮风的
(SLOW)
刮风的
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windy
(NORMAL SPEED)
刮风的天气不要把衣服晾在外面。
(Guāfēng de tiānqì bùyào bǎ yīfu liàng zài wàimian.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Don't hang your clothes outside when it's windy."
(SLOW)
刮风的天气不要把衣服晾在外面。
16.
(NORMAL SPEED)
游乐场
(yóulèchǎng
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"playground"
(NORMAL SPEED)
游乐场
(SLOW)
游乐场
(NORMAL SPEED)
playground
(NORMAL SPEED)
游乐场里也有滑梯吗?
(Yóulèchǎng lǐ yě yǒu huátī ma?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Is there also a slide on the playground?"
(SLOW)
游乐场里也有滑梯吗?
17.
(NORMAL SPEED)
游泳池
(yóuyǒngchí )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"pool"
(NORMAL SPEED)
游泳池
(SLOW)
游泳池
(NORMAL SPEED)
pool
(NORMAL SPEED)
夏天,我们每天都在公共游泳池游泳。
(Xiàtiān, wǒmen měitiān dōu zài gōnggòng yóuyǒngchí yóuyǒng.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"We swim at the public pool everyday in the summer."
(SLOW)
夏天,我们每天都在公共游泳池游泳。
18.
(NORMAL SPEED)
网球
(wǎngqiú)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"tennis"
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网球
(SLOW)
网球
(NORMAL SPEED)
tennis
(NORMAL SPEED)
网球可以在红土,草地或者硬地球场上打。
(Wǎngqiú kěyǐ zài hóngtǔ, cǎodì huòzhě yìngdì qiúchǎng shàng dǎ.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Tennis is played on clay, grass or hard courts."
(SLOW)
网球可以在红土,草地或者硬地球场上打。
19.
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篮球
(lánqiú)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"basketball"
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篮球
(SLOW)
篮球
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basketball
(NORMAL SPEED)
篮球是中国最受欢迎的运动。
(Lánqiú shì Zhōngguó zuì shòu huānyíng de yùndòng.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Basketball is the most popular sport in China."
(SLOW)
篮球是中国最受欢迎的运动。
20.
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公升
(gōngshēng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"liter"
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公升
(SLOW)
公升
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liter
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瓶子装了两公升的可乐。
(Píngzi zhuāng le liǎng gōngshēng de kělè.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The bottle contains 2 liters of cola."
(SLOW)
瓶子装了两公升的可乐。
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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