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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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疾病
(jíbìng)
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"illness"
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疾病
(SLOW)
疾病
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illness
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他感冒了。这只是一种很轻的疾病。
(Tā gǎnmào le. Zhè zhǐshì yī zhǒng hěn qīng de jíbìng.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"He has a cold. It's only a minor illness."
(SLOW)
他感冒了。这只是一种很轻的疾病。
2.
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感冒
(gǎnmào)
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"cold"
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感冒
(SLOW)
感冒
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cold
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冬天要注意感冒。
(Dōngtiān yào zhùyì gǎnmào.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Be aware of catching a cold in the winter."
(SLOW)
冬天要注意感冒。
3.
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受伤
(shòushāng)
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"injury"
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受伤
(SLOW)
受伤
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injury
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他怎么受伤了?
(Tā zěnme shòushāng le? )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"How did he get injured?"
(SLOW)
他怎么受伤了?
4.
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(yào)
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"medicine"
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(SLOW)
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medicine
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中药很苦。
(Zhōngyào hěn kǔ.)
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"Chinese herbal medicine is bitter."
(SLOW)
中药很苦。
5.
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(tòng)
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"pain"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
pain
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他刚刚分手,觉得很痛苦。
(Tā gānggāng fēnshǒu, juéde hěn tòngkǔ.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"He just broke up and feels pain."
(SLOW)
他刚刚分手,觉得很痛苦。
6.
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发烧
(fāshāo)
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"fever"
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发烧
(SLOW)
发烧
(NORMAL SPEED)
fever
(NORMAL SPEED)
我发烧了。
(Wǒ fāshāo le.
)
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"I have a fever."
(SLOW)
我发烧了。
7.
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(chuāng)
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"window"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
window
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请关上窗户。
(Qǐng guānshàng chuānghu.)
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"Close the window, please."
(SLOW)
请关上窗户。
8.
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(jiǔ)
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"alcohol"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
alcohol
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我最喜欢的饮料是酒。
(Wǒ zuì xǐhuān de yǐnliào shì jiǔ. )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"My favorite drink is alcohol."
(SLOW)
我最喜欢的饮料是酒。
9.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(fàn )
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"meal"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
meal
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我们为什么不出去吃饭呢?
(Wǒmen wèishénme bù chūqù chīfàn ne?
)
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"Why don't we go out for a meal?"
(SLOW)
我们为什么不出去吃饭呢?
10.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(wù)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"fog"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
fog
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伦敦过去在冬季常有雾。
(Lúndūn guòqù zài dōngjì cháng yǒu wù.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"In the past, London often had fog in the winter."
(SLOW)
伦敦过去在冬季常有雾。
11.
(NORMAL SPEED)
冰雹
(bīngbáo)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"hail"
(NORMAL SPEED)
冰雹
(SLOW)
冰雹
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hail
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外面在下冰雹。
(Wàimiàn zài xià bīngbáo.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"It's hailing outside."
(SLOW)
外面在下冰雹。
12.
(NORMAL SPEED)
雷雨
(léiyǔ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"thunderstorm"
(NORMAL SPEED)
雷雨
(SLOW)
雷雨
(NORMAL SPEED)
thunderstorm
(NORMAL SPEED)
雷雨就要来了。
(Léiyǔ jiùyào lái le.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A thunderstorm is approaching. "
(SLOW)
雷雨就要来了。
13.
(NORMAL SPEED)
水族馆
(shuǐzúguǎn )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"aquarium"
(NORMAL SPEED)
水族馆
(SLOW)
水族馆
(NORMAL SPEED)
aquarium
(NORMAL SPEED)
我喜欢看所有的鱼在水族馆里游泳。
(Wǒ xǐhuan kàn suǒyǒu de yú zài shuǐzúguǎn lǐ yóuyǒng.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I love to watch all the fish swim at the aquarium."
(SLOW)
我喜欢看所有的鱼在水族馆里游泳。
14.
(NORMAL SPEED)
足球
(zúqiú)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"soccer"
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足球
(SLOW)
足球
(NORMAL SPEED)
soccer
(NORMAL SPEED)
你会踢足球吗?
(Nǐ huì tī zúqiú ma?)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Do you know how to play soccer?"
(SLOW)
你会踢足球吗?
15.
(NORMAL SPEED)
动物园
(dòngwùyuán)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"zoo"
(NORMAL SPEED)
动物园
(SLOW)
动物园
(NORMAL SPEED)
zoo
(NORMAL SPEED)
去动物园的时候可以坐小火车。
(Qù dòngwùyuán de shíhou kěyǐ zuò xiǎo huǒchē.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"You can take a little train ride when going to the zoo. "
(SLOW)
去动物园的时候可以坐小火车。
16.
(NORMAL SPEED)
票价
(piàojià)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"fare"
(NORMAL SPEED)
票价
(SLOW)
票价
(NORMAL SPEED)
fare
(NORMAL SPEED)
公交车票价在过去五年里翻了一倍。
(Gōngjiāochē piàojià zài guòqù wǔ nián lǐ fān le yī bèi.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The bus fare has doubled in the last five years."
(SLOW)
公交车票价在过去五年里翻了一倍。
17.
(NORMAL SPEED)
公交车站
(gōngjiāochē zhàn)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"bus stop"
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公交车站
(SLOW)
公交车站
(NORMAL SPEED)
bus stop
(NORMAL SPEED)
律师站在公交车站。
(Lǜshī zhàn zài gōngjiāochē zhàn.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The lawyer stood at the bus stop."
(SLOW)
律师站在公交车站。
18.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(kè)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"gram"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
gram
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苹果重一百五十七克。
(Píngguǒ zhòng yībǎi wǔshíqī kè.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The apple weighs 157 grams."
(SLOW)
苹果重一百五十七克。
19.
(NORMAL SPEED)
(mǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"meter"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
meter
(NORMAL SPEED)
往前走两百米左转就可以看到了。
(Wǎng qián zǒu liǎng bǎi mǐ zuǒzhuǎn jiù kěyǐ kàndào le.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Go straight for two hundred meters, turn left, then you'll see it. "
(SLOW)
往前走两百米左转就可以看到了。
20.
(NORMAL SPEED)
公里
(gōnglǐ)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"kilometer"
(NORMAL SPEED)
公里
(SLOW)
公里
(NORMAL SPEED)
kilometer
(NORMAL SPEED)
这儿离我家只有五公里。
(Zhèr lí wǒ jiā zhǐyǒu wǔ gōnglǐ.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"It's only five kilometers from here to my home."
(SLOW)
这儿离我家只有五公里。
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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