English Grammar for Students of Chinese: The Study Guide for Those Learning Chinese
A guide to English and Chinese grammar explains a concept as it applies to both English and Chinese, offers examples in English and Chinese, and provides a word-for-word analysis of Chinese examples.
Tips for learning Chinese 1 Whats in a Word?
Meaning Part of speech
Function and form
What is a Noun?
What is Meant by Number? Count nouns vs noncount nouns
What is a Subject?
Subject vs topic
What is a sentence?
What are Affirmative and Negative Sentences?
What are Declarative and Interrogative Sentences? Yesorno questions Whquestions Tag questions
What is the Causative Construction? 1 1
What is a Relative Clause?
What is a Conditional Clause?
What is Meant by Active and Passive Voice?
What is an Adverb?
What is an Object? What is a Verb?
What is a Modal Verb?
What are the Uses of the Verb to be? What is Meant by Tense?
Tense vs aspect
What is the Progressive?
What is the Imperative?
What is a Pronoun? What is a Personal Pronoun?
What is the Possessive?
What is a Reflexive Pronoun?
What is an Interrogative Pronoun?
What is a Demonstrative Pronoun?
What are Indefinite and Negative Pronouns?
What are Phrases Clauses and Sentences? What is a phrase?
What is a clause?
What is an Interrogative Adverb?
What is an Adjective?
What is Meant by Comparison of Adjectives?
What is a Demonstrative Adjective?
Like thisLike that? This wayThat way
What is an Interrogative Adjective?
What is a Preposition?
What is a Conjunction?
What is an Interjection?
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