Unspoken words for thought

A Brief lesson on playing/ kicking the shuttlecock, a popular pass time for Chinese children. Also, learn to count in Chinese :).

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大家好.
Dàjiā hǎo.
Hello everybody.

谢谢(你们)再次来收看我的视频.
Xièxiè (nǐmen) zàicì lái shōukàn wǒ de shìpín.
Thanks (thank you) for watching my video again.

今天呢我有一点怀旧.
Jīntiān ne wǒ yǒu yīdiǎn huáijiù.
Today I feel a bit nostalgic.

你们看到我的手里有一个什么东西了吗?
Nǐmen kàn dào wǒ de shǒu li yǒu yīgè shénme dōngxi le ma?
Have you guys seen what’s in my hand?

这是什么呢?
Zhè shì shénme ne?
What is this?

这是一个毽子.
Zhè shì yīgè jiànzi.
This is a shuttlecock.

它是用来做什么的(呢)?
Tā shì yòng lái zuò shénme de (ne)?
What do you do with it? What can you use it for? (Literal: This is used for what?)

这个东西呢,是用来踢得.算是一种游戏吧.
Zhège dōngxi ne, shì yòng lái tī de. Suànshì yī zhǒng yóuxì ba.
So this thing is for kicking. Kind of like a game.

就像一个沙包。
Jiù xiàng yīgè shābāo
It’s like a hacky sack.

一, 二, 三, 四, 五, 六, 七, 八, 九, 十, 十一, 十二, 十三, 十四, 十五, 十六, 十七, 十八, 十九, 二十, 二(十)一, 二(十)二.. . 等等.
Yī, èr, sān, sì, wǔ, liù, qī, bā, jiǔ, shí, shíyī, shí’èr, shísān, shísì, shíwǔ, shíliù, shíqī, shíbā, shíjiǔ, èrshí, Èr (shí) yī, èr (shí) èr.. . Děng děng.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22…etc. (When you count quickly, can omit the ‘ten’ in after the first number from 20 onwards).

我有点累了.
Wǒ yǒudiǎn lèile.
I’m a bit tired.

喘不过来气.
Chuǎn bùguò lái qì.
Can’t breathe through (as in normally).

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