Today’s word of the day is: 习 (xí) which means ‘practice’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases and sentences with 习 (xí).
实习 (shí xí) Internship
The first word is 实习 (shí xí) which means ‘internship’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 实 means ‘real’ and 习 means ‘practice’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 实习可以增加人的阅历。(Shíxí kěyǐ zēngjiā rén de yuèlì.) An internship can increase a person’s experience.
复习 (fù xí) To revise
Another word we can create with 习 (xí) is 复习 (fù xí). This means ‘to revise’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 复 means ‘repeat’ and 习 means ‘practice’. A way of using it in a sentence is 明天就要考试了，我要赶快复习一下吧。(Míngtiān jiù yào kǎoshìle, wǒ yào gǎnkuài fùxí yīxià.) There is an exam tomorrow, I need to revise quickly.
学习 (xué xí) Study
Finally we can create the word 学习 (xué xí) which means ‘study’. The 学 here means ‘to learn’. A way of using it in a sentence is 你必须专心学习。(Nǐ bìxū zhuānxīn xuéxí.) You must concentrate on studying.