English Grammar for Students of Chinese: The Study Guide for Those Learning Chinese

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The Olivia and Hill Press, Aug 1, 2010 - Foreign Language Study - 115 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Tips for learning Chinese 1 Whats in a Word?
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Meaning Part of speech
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Function and form
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What is a Noun?
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What is Meant by Number? Count nouns vs noncount nouns
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What is a Subject?
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Subject vs topic
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What is a sentence?
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What are Affirmative and Negative Sentences?
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What are Declarative and Interrogative Sentences? Yesorno questions Whquestions Tag questions
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What is the Causative Construction? 1 1
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What is a Relative Clause?
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What is a Conditional Clause?
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What is Meant by Active and Passive Voice?
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What is an Adverb?
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What is an Object? What is a Verb?
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What is a Modal Verb?
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What are the Uses of the Verb to be? What is Meant by Tense?
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Tense vs aspect
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What is the Progressive?
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What is the Imperative?
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What is a Pronoun? What is a Personal Pronoun?
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What is the Possessive?
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What is a Reflexive Pronoun?
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What is an Interrogative Pronoun?
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What is a Demonstrative Pronoun?
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What are Indefinite and Negative Pronouns?
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What are Phrases Clauses and Sentences? What is a phrase?
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What is a clause?
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Intensifiers
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What is an Interrogative Adverb?
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What is an Adjective?
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What is Meant by Comparison of Adjectives?
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What is a Demonstrative Adjective?
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Like thisLike that? This wayThat way
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What is an Interrogative Adjective?
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What is a Preposition?
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What is a Conjunction?
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What is an Interjection?
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