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Will vs Can using 会 [會] huì

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ID: 3006 Elementary
The character 会/會/huì can either mean "can" (a learned ability to do something) or "will" ( a future action or event happening). Knowing which one to use is all about context and the position in a sentence, and with a little bit of listening practice, will become second nature. Check out today's lesson to master the 会 character. You can and will do it!. For an early Qing Wen about this topic, check out You Can and Will Use 会 (huì)!.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
下雨 xiàyǔ to rain
知道 zhīdào to know
打车 dǎchē to take a taxi; to hail a taxi
雨伞 yǔsǎn (rain) umbrella
明天会下雨。
míngtiān huì xiàyǔ 。
It will rain tomorrow.
知道啦,我会带伞。
zhīdào la ,wǒ huì dài sǎn 。
I know, I know, I'll bring an umbrella.
明天你会骑自行车去吗?
míngtiān nǐ huì qí zìxíngchē qù ma ?
Will you ride a bike there tomorrow?
不会,我会打车。
bùhuì ,wǒ huì dǎchē 。
No, I will get a taxi.
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