Today’s word of the day is 师 (shī) which means master. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 师 (shī).
律师 (lǜ shī) Lawyer
The first word is 律师 (lǜ shī) which means lawyer. Let’s look at each character of this word, 律 means law and 师 means master. A way of using it in a sentence is 我的表哥是一名律师。(Wǒ de biǎogē shì yī míng lǜshī.) My cousin is a lawyer.
厨师 (chúshī) Chef
Another word we can create with 师 (shī) is 厨师 (chúshī). This means chef. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 厨 means culinary, and 师 means master. A way of using it in a sentence is 这家餐厅的厨师技艺非常高超，他们做的菜很受欢迎。(Zhè jiā cāntīng de chúshī jìyì fēicháng gāochāo, tāmen zuò de cài hěn shòu huānyíng.) The chefs at this restaurant are very skilled, and their dishes are highly popular.
老师 (lǎoshī) Teacher
Finally, we can create the word 老师 (lǎoshī) which means teacher. A way of using it in a sentence is 我的老师很有耐心，总是鼓励我们努力学习。(Wǒ de lǎoshī hěn yǒu nàixīn, zǒng shì gǔlì wǒmen nǔlì xuéxí.) My teacher is very patient and always encourages us to study hard.