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).
学习 (xué xí) To study
The first word is 学习 (xué xí) which means ‘to study’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 学means to learn, and 习 means ‘to practice’. A way of using it in a sentence is 每天学习汉语。(Měitiān xuéxí hànyǔ.) Learn Chinese every day.
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 to repeat and 习means to practice, so it is the repeated act of practicing. A way of using it in a sentence is 我在银行做实习生。(Wǒ zài yínháng zuò shíxí shēng.) I am an intern at a bank.
实习生 (shíxí sheng) Intern
Finally, we can create the word 实习生 (shíxí sheng) which means intern. A way of using it in a sentence is 你的身材真好! (Nǐ de shēncái zhēn hǎo) You have a great figure! Use this when you want to give someone a big compliment.