A guide to celebrate Chinese new year in the most authentic way
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A guide to celebrate Chinese new year in the most authentic way

This year the celebration of Chinese New Year will start on the night of the 4th of February, which is the New year Eve, also the most important night of the entire holiday. Children travel miles back to their home to visit their parents. With China having the economic boom, the fast pace of the...

Prepositions 和hé,跟gēn,对duì
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Prepositions 和hé,跟gēn,对duì

The preposition 和hé and 跟gēn Prepositions 和 hé and 跟gēn have similar meanings, in most scenarios they simply mean “and”, and they can be interchangeable. We often add the adverb 一起yìqǐ (together) as a fixed phrase, the structure of the complete sentence is: A+ 和/跟+B +(一起)+Verb+Obj. 她 和/跟 她 的 姐姐 关系 很 好。Tā hé /gēn tā de jiějie...

How to make comparison in Chinese
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How to make comparison in Chinese

When come to making comparison in Chinese we can achieve it by using some adverbs of degree, the go to words are 比较bǐjiào (relatively) , 更gèng (more) , 最zuì (most). Of course you need to select the suitable adverbs for different situations. We use 比较 bǐjiào when we mention opposite features of the two objects, for...

Prepositions: 往 wǎng, 从 cóng   到 dào and 离 lí
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Prepositions: 往 wǎng, 从 cóng 到 dào and 离 lí

从 cóng, 到 dào 从 cóng, 到 dào  are both prepositions with meanings same as “from” and “to”,when 到 dào is used as a verb,  it means “reach”,such as 到家 dào jiā,到学校 dào xuéxiào. We can use the two words separately and also in one phrase, 从 cóng… 到 dào… is used in the same way as “from…...

The particle 了
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The particle 了

The word 了 le is a word with many roles. As a tense particle, we locate it after the verbs to indicate a completed action, it is similar to the present perfect tense, well…yeah, without changing the forms of the verbs of course. “I have eaten” is simply “我吃饭了 Wǒ chīfàn le”. 了 can also function...