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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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大米
(dàmǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"rice"
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大米
(SLOW)
大米
(NORMAL SPEED)
rice
(NORMAL SPEED)
在很多饮食里,大米都是碳水化合物的一个重要来源。
(Zài hěn duō yǐnshí lǐ, dàmǐ dōu shì tànshuǐ huàhéwù de yī ge zhòngyào láiyuán.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Rice is an important source of carbohydrates in many diets. "
(SLOW)
在很多饮食里,大米都是碳水化合物的一个重要来源。
2.
(NORMAL SPEED)
面包
(miànbāo)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"bread"
(NORMAL SPEED)
面包
(SLOW)
面包
(NORMAL SPEED)
bread
(NORMAL SPEED)
黑麦面包搭配火腿和瑞士干酪是最好的。
(Hēimài miànbāo dāpèi huǒtuǐ hé Ruìshì gānlào shì zuì hǎo de.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Ham and swiss cheese are best on rye bread."
(SLOW)
黑麦面包搭配火腿和瑞士干酪是最好的。
3.
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(dàn)
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"egg"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
egg
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他不爱吃鸡蛋。
(Tā bù ài chī jīdàn.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"He doesn't like to eat eggs."
(SLOW)
他不爱吃鸡蛋。
4.
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面条
(miàntiáo)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"noodle"
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面条
(SLOW)
面条
(NORMAL SPEED)
noodle
(NORMAL SPEED)
你要米饭还是面条?
(Nǐ yào mǐfàn háishì miàntiáo?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Do you want rice or noodles?"
(SLOW)
你要米饭还是面条?
5.
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闹钟
(nàozhōng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"alarm clock"
(NORMAL SPEED)
闹钟
(SLOW)
闹钟
(NORMAL SPEED)
alarm clock
(NORMAL SPEED)
每天早上我都要靠闹钟来按时叫醒我。
(Měitiān zǎoshàng wǒ dōu yào kào nàozhōng lái ànshí jiào xǐng wǒ.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I depend on the alarm clock to wake up on time every morning."
(SLOW)
每天早上我都要靠闹钟来按时叫醒我。
6.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(mén)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"door"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
door
(NORMAL SPEED)
这把钥匙可以开门。
(Zhè bǎ yàoshi kěyǐ kāimén.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"This key can open the door."
(SLOW)
这把钥匙可以开门。
7.
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遥控器
(yáokòngqì)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"remote control"
(NORMAL SPEED)
遥控器
(SLOW)
遥控器
(NORMAL SPEED)
remote control
(NORMAL SPEED)
告诉我怎么用遥控器。
(Gàosù wǒ zěnme yòng yáokòngqì.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Tell me how to use the remote control."
(SLOW)
告诉我怎么用遥控器。
8.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(cā)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"wipe"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
wipe
(NORMAL SPEED)
男人在用抹布擦镜子。
(Nánrén zài yòng mābù cā jìngzi.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The man is wiping the mirror with a rag."
(SLOW)
男人在用抹布擦镜子。
9.
(NORMAL SPEED)
菜单
(càidān)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"menu"
(NORMAL SPEED)
菜单
(SLOW)
菜单
(NORMAL SPEED)
menu
(NORMAL SPEED)
我可以看一下菜单吗?
(Wǒ kěyǐ kàn yīxià càidān ma?
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Can I see the menu please?"
(SLOW)
我可以看一下菜单吗?
10.
(NORMAL SPEED)
杂志
(zázhì)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"magazine"
(NORMAL SPEED)
杂志
(SLOW)
杂志
(NORMAL SPEED)
magazine
(NORMAL SPEED)
杂志比报纸报导得更深入。
(Zázhì bǐ bàozhǐ bàodǎo de gèng shēnrù.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A magazine can tell more about a story than a newspaper."
(SLOW)
杂志比报纸报导得更深入。
11.
(NORMAL SPEED)
有声读物
(yǒushēng dúwù )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"audiobook"
(NORMAL SPEED)
有声读物
(SLOW)
有声读物
(NORMAL SPEED)
audiobook
(NORMAL SPEED)
我在通勤时听有声读物。
(Wǒ zài tōngqín shí tīng yǒushēng dúwù.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I listen to audiobooks during my commute to work."
(SLOW)
我在通勤时听有声读物。
12.
(NORMAL SPEED)
电子游戏
(diànzǐ yóuxì )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"video game"
(NORMAL SPEED)
电子游戏
(SLOW)
电子游戏
(NORMAL SPEED)
video game
(NORMAL SPEED)
这个小男孩每天晚上在写完作业后都会打电子游戏。
(Zhège xiǎo nánhái měitiān wǎnshàng zài xiěwán zuòyè hòu dōu huì dǎ diànzǐ yóuxì.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The little boy plays video games every evening after finishing his homework. "
(SLOW)
这个小男孩每天晚上在写完作业后都会打电子游戏。
13.
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便宜
(piányi)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"cheap"
(NORMAL SPEED)
便宜
(SLOW)
便宜
(NORMAL SPEED)
cheap
(NORMAL SPEED)
这些产品买六个装的会便宜很多。
(Zhèxiē chǎnpǐn mǎi liù ge zhuāng de huì piányi hěn duō.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"It will be much cheaper to buy these products in six-packs."
(SLOW)
这些产品买六个装的会便宜很多。
14.
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(guì)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"expensive"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
expensive
(NORMAL SPEED)
一个房子很贵。
(Yī ge fángzi hěn guì.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A house is expensive."
(SLOW)
一个房子很贵。
15.
(NORMAL SPEED)
和蔼
(hé'ǎi
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"kind"
(NORMAL SPEED)
和蔼
(SLOW)
和蔼
(NORMAL SPEED)
kind
(NORMAL SPEED)
她是一个笑容灿烂的和蔼的人。
(Tā shì yī ge xiàoróng cànlàn de hé'ǎi de rén.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"She is a kind person with a big smile."
(SLOW)
她是一个笑容灿烂的和蔼的人。
16.
(NORMAL SPEED)
恐怖
(kǒngbù
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"scary"
(NORMAL SPEED)
恐怖
(SLOW)
恐怖
(NORMAL SPEED)
scary
(NORMAL SPEED)
漆黑的街道很恐怖。
(Qīhēi de jiēdào hěn kǒngbù.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Dark streets are scary."
(SLOW)
漆黑的街道很恐怖。
17.
(NORMAL SPEED)
放松
(fàngsōng
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"relaxing"
(NORMAL SPEED)
放松
(SLOW)
放松
(NORMAL SPEED)
relaxing
(NORMAL SPEED)
按摩令人非常放松。
(Ànmó lìng rén fēicháng fàngsōng.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Massages are very relaxing."
(SLOW)
按摩令人非常放松。
18.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(bàng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"pound"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
pound
(NORMAL SPEED)
一磅是十六盎司。
(Yī bàng shì shíliù àngsī.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"One pound is sixteen ounces."
(SLOW)
一磅是十六盎司。
19.
(NORMAL SPEED)
英里
(yīnglǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"mile"
(NORMAL SPEED)
英里
(SLOW)
英里
(NORMAL SPEED)
mile
(NORMAL SPEED)
一英里大概是一点六公里。
(Yī yīnglǐ dàgài shì yī diǎn liù gōnglǐ.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"One mile is roughly 1.6 kilometers."
(SLOW)
一英里大概是一点六公里。
20.
(NORMAL SPEED)
英尺
(yīngchǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"foot"
(NORMAL SPEED)
英尺
(SLOW)
英尺
(NORMAL SPEED)
foot
(NORMAL SPEED)
一英尺有十二英寸。
(Yī yīngchǐ yǒu shí'èr yīngcùn.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"There are twelve inches in a foot."
(SLOW)
一英尺有十二英寸。
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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