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Common Chinese Patterns 330

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Author: Chen Ru; Zhu Xiaoya;
Language: English, Chinese
Format: Papercover
Page: 330
Publication Date: 01/2010
ISBN: 9787802006478
Publisher: Sinolingua Press
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You may encounter the following sentences when learning Chinese:
Sam比过去胖了不少。
Has Sam become fatter or thinner?
手表不是Jane的就是Miranda的。
Is the watch Miranda’s?
Tom对我总是爱理不理的。
What is Tom’s attitude towards me?

If you can answer these three questions correctly, congratulations! You have the ability to communicate with Chinese people. However, if you read or heard these sentences and didn't understand their meaning, then this book is the one for you!There are a large number of grammatical phenomena in the Chinese language, where some words are always used together with others, forming set structures, or compounds, which have specific meanings. In this book, 330 such set structures are introduced and explained in detail. Each structure is accompanied by multiple example sentences to facilitate your understanding, and increase your ability to use the structure accurately.
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ExampIes
1.经理助理刘小姐打结婚以后就不工作了。
Since she got married,Manager Assistant Ms.Liu has not worked.
2.打王部长听取汇报以后,他决心加快机构改革。
After Minister Wang heard the report,he decided to accelerate the institutional re-structuring.
3.从大学毕业以后。我就再也没听到过他的消息了。
Since graduating from university,I have heard no news of him.
4.自他去西部考察以后,就决定加强生态环境建设。
After he came back from his visit to the western regions,he decided to make a big-ger effort to improve ecological environment.
对话 Dialogues
1.A:我们还是十年前在美国见的面hE?
Was it ten years ago when we met in the United States?
B:可不。从那以后,咱们就没见过。
Exactly,but since then we haven’t seen each other.
2.A:现在这个医院由谁负责?
Who’s in charge of the hospital now?
B:自院长出国以后,无人负责。
No one took charge after the president went abroad
1 Customer Review(s):
by Justin on 2012-12-11 19:18:25
I didn't find this to be very helpful. It is just a big list of grammar patterns, which are not organised in any useful way.
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