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wǒ xǐ huān nǐ

我喜欢你

I like you

wǒ ài nǐ

我爱你

I love you

wǒ xiǎng zhuī nǐ

我想追你

I want to chase (after) you

wǒ duì nǐ yī jiàn zhōng qíng

我对你一见钟情

I fall in love with you at the first sight

gēn wǒ zài yī qǐ hǎo ma

跟我在一起好吗

Can we be together?

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bié tài guò fèn le

别太过分了。

Don’t over do it.

nǐ xiǎng dǎ dǔ ma?

你想打赌吗?

You want a bet?

wǒ tì nǐ qù zěn me yàng

我替你去怎么样?

What if I go for you?

shuí xī han

谁稀罕

Who wants?

píng zhí jué zuò shì

凭直觉做事

Follow your nose

xiǎo qì guǐ

小气鬼

Cheap skate!

wǎn fàn wǒ qǐng

晚饭我请。

Dinner is on me.

huó gāi

活该!

You ask for it!

zhēn xiǎng bú dào

真想不到!

You don’t say!

méi shén me dà bú le de

没什么大不了的。

It’s not big deal.

Consumption Trend in China


dà jiā hǎo, huān yíng shōu kàn KaKaChinesede culture show

大家好,欢迎收看KaKachinese的culture show

Hi everyone, welcome to KaKaChinese’s culture show.

zài zhè lǐ nǐ huì xué dào gè zhǒng gè yàng yǒu yì sī de zhōng wén, tóng shí ne yě huì gèng liǎo jiě zhōng guó wén huà

在这里你会学到各种各样有意思的中文,同时呢也会更了解中国文化

Here you will learn a variety of interesting Chinese language, and at the same time, you will learn more about Chinese culture.

jīn tiān wǒ yǒu yī gè wèn tí: jīn tiān nǐ hē kā fēi le ma

今天我有一个问题:今天你喝咖啡了吗?

Today I have a question: Did you drink coffee today?

jīn tiān ma, wǒ jīn tiān hē le xīng bā kè de ná tiě

今天嘛,我今天喝了星巴克的拿铁

Today, I drank Starbucks latte today

xīng bā kè de ná tiě a, nǐ xiāo fèi shēng jí le

星巴克的拿铁啊,你消费升级了

Starbucks’s latte, your consumption has been upgraded

tā qí shí jiù shì wǒ men gèng yuàn yì huā qián le

它其实就是我们更愿意花钱了

It actually means that we are more willing to spend money

bǐ rú shuō dà jiā xiàn zài yuàn yì huā qián mǎi gèng guì gèng hǎo de dōng xi huò zhě fú wù

比如说大家现在愿意花钱买更贵更好的东西或者服务

For example, people are now willing to pay more for better things or services

wǒ men yǒu sù róng kā fēi

我们有速溶咖啡

We have instant coffee

xiàn zài ne kě néng dà jiā gèng yuàn yì mǎi xīng bā kè huò zhě Costa de kā fēi

现在呢可能大家更愿意买星巴克或者Costa的咖啡

Now maybe everyone is more willing to buy Starbucks or Costa coffee

nà bǐ rú shuō xīng bā kè de ná tiě dà gài shì 30kuài rén mín bì, chà bú duō 5měi jīn

那比如说星巴克的拿铁大概是30块人民币,差不多5美金

For example, Starbucks’ Latte is about 30 RMB, almost 5 US dollars.

dàn shì rú guǒ wǒ qù 7-11 mǎi kā fēi, yī bēi ná tiě kě néng shì 10 kuài

但是如果我去7-11买咖啡,一杯拿铁可能是10块

But if I go to 7-11 to buy coffee, a cup of latte may be 10RMB

dàn shì dà jiā xiàn zài kě néng gèng yuàn yì mǎi xīng bā kè de kā fēi

但是大家现在可能更愿意买星巴克的咖啡

But everyone may now be more willing to buy Starbucks coffee

gāng cái wǒ men shuō le xiāo fèi shēng jí

刚才我们说了消费升级

Just now we said consumption upgrade

dàn qí shí wǒ jué de yě bú shì měi gè zhōng guó rén dōu xiāo fèi shēng jí de

但其实我觉得也不是每个中国人都消费升级的

But in fact, I don’t think that every Chinese has an upgrade

wǒ men hǎo xiàng hái yǒu xiāo fèi jiàng jí

我们好像还有消费降级

We seem to have a downgrade as well

nà nǐ zì jǐ shì xiāo fèi shēng jí hái shì xiāo fèi jiàng jí

那你自己是消费升级还是消费降级

Is that your own consumption upgrade or consumption degradation?

Wǒ jué de shì, yuè lái yuè shǎo mǎi yī fu

我觉得是,越来越少买衣服

I think that is true, buying clothes less and less

Wǒ zì jǐ yǒu shí hòu yě shì

我自己有时候也是

Me too sometimes

wǒ yǐ qián huì mǎi hěn guì de hù fū pǐn

我以前会买很贵的护肤品

I used to buy expensive skin care products

dàn shì wǒ xiàn zài fā xiàn yòng yù lán yóu yě hěn hǎo

但是我现在发现用玉兰油也很好

But I now find that using Olay is also very good

wǒ jué de tā men chà bù duō, hǎo xiàng xiào guǒ chà bù duō

我觉得它们差不多,好像效果差不多

I think they are similar, it seems that the effect is almost same

wǒ jué de zhè ge gēn lìng wài yī gè liú xíng de jí jiǎn zhǔ yì yǒu guān xì

我觉得这个跟另外一个流行的极简主义有关系

I think this is related to another trending: minimalism

wǒ tīng guò, wǒ tīng guò

我听过,我听过

I heard it. I heard it.

nà nǐ jué de yǒu yòng ma?

那你觉得有用吗?

Do you think it is useful?

Tài jí jiǎn le, tài jiǎn dān

太极简了,太简单

Too simple, too simple

zhè ge jiù shì wǒ men jīn tiān de huà tí, guān yú xiāo fèi

这个就是我们今天的话题,关于消费

This is our topic today, about consumption

xiāo fèi shēng jí hái yǒu xiāo fèi jiàng jí

消费升级还有消费降级

Consumption upgrades and consumption downgrades

nà nǐ zài guò qù de wǔ nián dāng zhōng, nǐ zì jǐ shì yǒu yī gè xiāo fèi shēng jí hái shì xiāo fèi jiàng jí ne?

那你在过去的五年当中,你自己是有一个消费升级还是消费降级呢?

In the past five years, have you had a consumption upgrade or consumption degradation?

huān yíng dà jiā zài liú yán qū gěi wǒ men liú yán

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Leave us a message in the comment section

hǎo, jīn tiān de jié mù jiù dào zhè li

好,今天的节目就到这里

OK, this is the show for today

rú guǒ dà jiā xǐ huān de huà, bié wàng le dìng yuè wǒ men de pín dào

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If you like it, don’t forget to subscribe to our channel

huò zhě ne nǐ yě kě yǐ dào KaKa de wǎng zhàn shàng fā xiàn gèng duō de xué xí nèi róng

或者呢你也可以到卡卡的网站上发现更多的学习内容

Or you can find more learning content on Kaka’s website

10 News Phrases

yī dài yī lù
一带一路
The Belt and Road
sī chóu zhī lù
丝绸之路
The Silk Road
yà tóu háng
亚投行
Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank
shí shì qiú shì
实事求是
Be practical and realistic
zì zhǔ pǐn pái
自主品牌
Self-owned brand
chéng xiāng yī tǐ huà
城乡一体化
Rural-urban integration
wèn zé zhì
问责制
Accountability system
zhèng wù tòu míng
政务透明
Administrative transparency
qún zhòng lù xiàn
群众路线
Mass line
zhōng guó tōng
中国通
China hand

Different ways to say “pretty” in Chinese

dà jiā hǎo ,wǒ shì Vera。jīn tiān wǒ yào jiāo dà jiā zěn me shuō “pretty”.
大家好,我是Vera。今天我要教大家怎么说”pretty”。

piào liang
漂亮
pretty
nǐ zhēn piào liang
你真漂亮。
You’re really pretty.

hǎo kàn
好看
tā hěn hǎo kàn
她很好看。
She is very good-looking.

měi

nǐ hǎo měi
你好美。
You’re so beautiful.

guāng cǎi zhào rén
光彩照人
jīn tiān nǐ zhēn shì guāng cǎi zhào rén
今天你真是光彩照人。
You look gorgeous today.

nǚ shén
女神
nǐ shì nǚ shén běn rén ,méi cuò
你是女神本人,没错
You’re a goddess. No doubt.