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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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房东
(fángdōng )
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"landlord"
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房东
(SLOW)
房东
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landlord
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我兄弟的房东不会接受支票。
(Wǒ xiōngdì de fángdōng bùhuì jiēshòu zhīpiào.)
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"My brother's landlord will not accept a check."
(SLOW)
我兄弟的房东不会接受支票。
2.
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宿舍
(sùshè)
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"dormitory"
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宿舍
(SLOW)
宿舍
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dormitory
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我上大学的四年都住在宿舍里。
(Wǒ shàng dàxué de sì nián dōu zhù zài sùshè lǐ.)
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"I lived in the dormitory for all four years of college."
(SLOW)
我上大学的四年都住在宿舍里。
3.
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公寓大楼
(gōngyù dàlóu)
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"apartment building"
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公寓大楼
(SLOW)
公寓大楼
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apartment building
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这座公寓大楼里有24间公寓。
(Zhè zuò gōngyù dàlóu lǐ yǒu èrshísì jiān gōngyù.)
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"There are 24 apartments in this apartment building."
(SLOW)
这座公寓大楼里有24间公寓。
4.
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城市
(chéngshì)
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"city"
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城市
(SLOW)
城市
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city
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在大城市买房很贵。
(Zài dà chéngshì mǎi fáng hěn guì.)
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"It is expensive to buy a house in big cities."
(SLOW)
在大城市买房很贵。
5.
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农场
(nóngchǎng)
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"farm"
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农场
(SLOW)
农场
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farm
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他在农场里养了几百头猪。
(Tā zài nóngchǎng lǐ yǎng le jǐbǎi tóu zhū.)
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"He keeps a few hundred pigs on the farm."
(SLOW)
他在农场里养了几百头猪。
6.
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海啸
(hǎixiào)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"tsunami"
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海啸
(SLOW)
海啸
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tsunami
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海啸冲击了城市。
(Hǎixiào chōngjī le chéngshì.)
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"The tsunami hit the city."
(SLOW)
海啸冲击了城市。
7.
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雪崩
(xuěbēng)
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"avalanche"
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雪崩
(SLOW)
雪崩
(NORMAL SPEED)
avalanche
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雪崩毁了滑雪度假村,但幸运的是,没人受伤。
(Xuěbēng huǐ le huáxuě dùjiàcūn, dàn xìngyùn de shì, méi rén shòushāng.)
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"The avalanche destroyed the ski resort, but luckily, nobody was hurt."
(SLOW)
雪崩毁了滑雪度假村,但幸运的是,没人受伤。
8.
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(huǒ)
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"fire"
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(SLOW)
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fire
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火在燃烧。
(Huǒ zài ránshāo.)
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"The fire is burning."
(SLOW)
火在燃烧。
9.
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地震
(dìzhèn)
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"earthquake"
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地震
(SLOW)
地震
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earthquake
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听说日本又地震了, 是真的吗?
(Tīngshuō Rìběn yòu dìzhèn le, shì zhēn de ma?)
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"I heard Japan had an earthquake again. Is that true?"
(SLOW)
听说日本又地震了, 是真的吗?
10.
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沙尘暴
(shāchénbào)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"sandstorm"
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沙尘暴
(SLOW)
沙尘暴
(NORMAL SPEED)
sandstorm
(NORMAL SPEED)
沙尘暴不仅污染环境,而且对健康有害。
(Shāchénbào bùjǐn wūrǎn huánjìng, érqiě duì jiànkāng yǒu hài. )
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"Sandstorms not only pollute the environment but also harm people's health."
(SLOW)
沙尘暴不仅污染环境,而且对健康有害。
11.
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手套
(shǒutào)
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"glove"
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手套
(SLOW)
手套
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glove
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她洗碗的时候会戴上手套。
(Tā xǐ wǎn de shíhou huì dàishàng shǒutào.)
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"When she washes dishes, she would put on gloves."
(SLOW)
她洗碗的时候会戴上手套。
12.
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(sǎn)
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"umbrella"
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(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
umbrella
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你带伞了吗?
(Nǐ dài sǎn le ma?)
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"Do you have an umbrella with you?"
(SLOW)
你带伞了吗?
13.
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帽子
(màozi)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"hat"
(NORMAL SPEED)
帽子
(SLOW)
帽子
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hat
(NORMAL SPEED)
红围巾和那顶帽子搭配起来会好看。
(Hóng wéijīn hé nà dǐng màozi dāpèi qǐlái huì hǎokàn.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A red scarf would look nice with that hat."
(SLOW)
红围巾和那顶帽子搭配起来会好看。
14.
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长袖
(chángxiù
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"long-sleeved"
(NORMAL SPEED)
长袖
(SLOW)
长袖
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long-sleeved
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长袖衬衫适合天气冷的时候穿。
(Chángxiù chènshān shìhé tiānqì lěng de shíhou chuān.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Long-sleeved shirts are good for cold weather."
(SLOW)
长袖衬衫适合天气冷的时候穿。
15.
(NORMAL SPEED)
短袖
(duǎnxiù)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"short-sleeved"
(NORMAL SPEED)
短袖
(SLOW)
短袖
(NORMAL SPEED)
short-sleeved
(NORMAL SPEED)
暖和的时候,短袖衬衫更好。
(Nuǎnhuo de shíhou, duǎnxiù chènshān gèng hǎo. )
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Short-sleeved shirts are better when it is warm."
(SLOW)
暖和的时候,短袖衬衫更好。
16.
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(tòng)
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"painful"
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(SLOW)
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painful
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被水母蛰伤很痛。
(Bèi shuǐmǔ zhéshāng hěn tòng.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"A jellyfish sting is very painful."
(SLOW)
被水母蛰伤很痛。
17.
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害羞
(hàixiū)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"shy"
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害羞
(SLOW)
害羞
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shy
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别害羞!
(Bié hàixiū!)
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"Don't be shy!"
(SLOW)
别害羞!
18.
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紧张
(jǐnzhāng)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"nervous"
(NORMAL SPEED)
紧张
(SLOW)
紧张
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nervous
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他们有点紧张。
(Tāmen yǒu diǎn jǐnzhāng.)
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"They are a little nervous. "
(SLOW)
他们有点紧张。
19.
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激动
(jīdòng
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"excited"
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激动
(SLOW)
激动
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excited
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年轻科学家很激动。
(Niánqīng kēxuéjiā hěn jīdòng.)
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"The young scientist was excited."
(SLOW)
年轻科学家很激动。
20.
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尴尬
(gāngà)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"embarrassed"
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尴尬
(SLOW)
尴尬
(NORMAL SPEED)
embarrassed
(NORMAL SPEED)
我尴尬的时候脸会红。
(Wǒ gāngà de shíhou liǎn huì hóng.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"My face turns red when I am embarrassed."
(SLOW)
我尴尬的时候脸会红。
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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