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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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小胡子
(xiǎo húzi)
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"mustache"
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小胡子
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小胡子
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mustache
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这个男人有浓密的小胡子。
(Zhège nánrén yǒu nóngmì de xiǎo húzi.)
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"The man has a thick mustache."
(SLOW)
这个男人有浓密的小胡子。
2.
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洗衣机
(xǐyījī)
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"washing machine"
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洗衣机
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洗衣机
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washing machine
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我用洗衣机来保持衣服干净。
(Wǒ yòng xǐyījī lái bǎochí yīfu gānjìng.)
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"I use the washing machine to keep my clothes clean."
(SLOW)
我用洗衣机来保持衣服干净。
3.
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DVD播放机
(DVD bōfàngjī)
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"DVD player"
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DVD播放机
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DVD播放机
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DVD player
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我想借这个DVD, 但是我没有DVD播放机。
(Wǒ xiǎng jiè zhège DVD, dànshì wǒ méiyǒu DVD bōfàngjī.)
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"I'd like to borrow this DVD, but I don't have a DVD player."
(SLOW)
我想借这个DVD, 但是我没有DVD播放机。
4.
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风扇
(fēngshàn)
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"fan"
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风扇
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风扇
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fan
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太热了,我们开风扇好吗?
(Tài rè le, wǒmen kāi fēngshàn hǎo ma?)
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"It's too hot, can we turn on the fan?"
(SLOW)
太热了,我们开风扇好吗?
5.
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空调
(kōngtiáo)
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"air conditioner"
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空调
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空调
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air conditioner
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室外的空调很便宜。
(Shìwài de kōngtiáo hěn piányi.)
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"External air conditioners are quite cheap."
(SLOW)
室外的空调很便宜。
6.
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炉子
(lúzi)
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"stove"
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炉子
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炉子
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stove
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我肯定我把炉子关了。
(Wǒ kěndìng wǒ bǎ lúzi guān le.)
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"I'm sure that I turned off the stove."
(SLOW)
我肯定我把炉子关了。
7.
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小学
(xiǎoxué)
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"elementary school"
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小学
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小学
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elementary school
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我们是小学同学。
(Wǒmen shì xiǎoxué tóngxué.)
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"We were classmates in elementary school. "
(SLOW)
我们是小学同学。
8.
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初中
(chūzhōng)
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"middle school"
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初中
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初中
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middle school
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我十二岁的弟弟上初中。
(Wǒ shí'èr suì de dìdi shàng chūzhōng.)
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"My twelve-year-old brother goes to middle school."
(SLOW)
我十二岁的弟弟上初中。
9.
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高中
(gāozhōng)
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"high school"
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高中
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高中
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high school
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高中生在系鞋带。
(Gāozhōngshēng zài jì xiédài.)
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"The high school student is tying his shoe lace."
(SLOW)
高中生在系鞋带。
10.
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大学
(dàxué)
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"university"
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大学
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大学
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university
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她是大学学生。
(Tā shì dàxué xuéshēng.)
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"She is a university student."
(SLOW)
她是大学学生。
11.
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校长
(xiàozhǎng)
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"principal"
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校长
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校长
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principal
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我爷爷以前是个校长。
(Wǒ yéye yǐqián shì ge xiàozhǎng.)
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"My grandfather used to be a principal."
(SLOW)
我爷爷以前是个校长。
12.
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明亮
(míngliàng)
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"bright"
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明亮
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明亮
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bright
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我的房间很明亮。
(Wǒ de fángjiān hěn míngliàng.
)
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"My room is very bright."
(SLOW)
我的房间很明亮。
13.
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笔记本电脑
(bǐjìběn diànnǎo)
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"laptop computer"
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笔记本电脑
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笔记本电脑
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laptop computer
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我买了一台新的笔记本电脑。
(Wǒ mǎi le yī tái xīn de bǐjìběn diànnǎo.)
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"I bought a new laptop computer."
(SLOW)
我买了一台新的笔记本电脑。
14.
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鼠标
(shǔbiāo)
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"mouse"
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鼠标
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鼠标
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mouse
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这个鼠标坏了。
(Zhège shǔbiāo huài le.)
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"This mouse is broken."
(SLOW)
这个鼠标坏了。
15.
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扬声器
(yángshēngqì)
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"speaker"
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扬声器
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扬声器
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speaker
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这个工厂制造扬声器。
(Zhège gōngchǎng zhìzào yángshēngqì.)
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"This factory manufactures speakers."
(SLOW)
这个工厂制造扬声器。
16.
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摄像头
(shèxiàngtóu)
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"webcam"
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摄像头
(SLOW)
摄像头
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webcam
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我的摄像头不工作。
(Wǒ de shèxiàngtóu bù gōngzuò.)
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"My webcam is not working."
(SLOW)
我的摄像头不工作。
17.
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话筒
(huàtǒng)
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"microphone"
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话筒
(SLOW)
话筒
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microphone
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给我话筒。
(Gěi wǒ huàtǒng.)
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"Give me the microphone."
(SLOW)
给我话筒。
18.
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台式电脑
(táishì diànnǎo)
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"desktop computer"
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台式电脑
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台式电脑
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desktop computer
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我只有台式电脑。
(Wǒ zhǐyǒu táishì diànnǎo.)
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"I only have a desktop computer."
(SLOW)
我只有台式电脑。
19.
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辣椒
(làjiāo)
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"chili pepper"
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辣椒
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辣椒
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chili pepper
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辣椒留着籽儿会更辣。
(Làjiāo liúzhe zǐr huì gèng là.)
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"Leaving the seeds in a chili pepper will make it much hotter."
(SLOW)
辣椒留着籽儿会更辣。
20.
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玉米
(yùmǐ)
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"corn"
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玉米
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玉米
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corn
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我最喜欢的蔬菜是玉米棒。
(Wǒ zuì xǐhuan de shūcài shì yùmǐbàng.)
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"My favorite vegetable is corn on the cob."
(SLOW)
我最喜欢的蔬菜是玉米棒。
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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