Grammar Questions

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August 05, 2015, 04:32 PM
I'd appreciate if you could explain the differences in these words ; 怀念,  想念 and 思念.   Thanks. Read more
I noticed that in the grammar section of "No, thank you" that it warned against using "hen3, zhen1, fei1 chang2" before the verb "yao4". But, in the d... Read more


April 29, 2015, 03:27 PM
I posted this question to the comment thread on a Qing Wen that discusses using "比" (bi3) to make comparisons, but looking at the comment history ther... Read more


April 25, 2015, 06:26 PM
Ok. I know how to ask where a particular place is using the structure place+zai4+na3 li. I've come across another way of asking where something is usi... Read more


December 07, 2014, 06:37 PM
大家好 对不起, 我的过文很不好! “就是”什么意思? 我费城听jenny用这个字? 我觉得“就是”意思是“just is"但是我看了“就是”根"Even if"一样意思。 谁能告诉我什么意思?             Read more


September 22, 2014, 08:50 AM
I'm confused about the translation of 要不然. I have always translated it as "Otherwise", "or else"... but in some chinesepod lessons it is translated as... Read more


September 07, 2014, 03:31 PM
Hi, I'm studying the lesson about homosexual marriage, and I have a doubt about how to use the word 宽容, speaking about being tolerant of something. Fo... Read more

ChinesePod Grammar Links

July 02, 2014, 01:02 PM
吗 (ma) yes-no question marker 叫 (jiào) to be called 呢 (ne) question particle 是 (shì) to judge to be 在 (zài) 哪里(nǎli) where 什么 (shénme) what 多少 (duōshǎ... Read more

Use of 都

September 16, 2013, 06:06 AM
A quick question regarding the sentence "这些孩子我们都不喜欢". Is 都 considered to go with 这些孩子 or with 我们? That is, does the sentence say "We don't like all of... Read more

position of LE: differences in meaning

September 01, 2013, 08:21 PM
Hey guys, I was wondering if someone can tell me what the difference in meaning is in the following sentences when LE is placed after the verb and at ... Read more