L 3 - Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese Lesson 3...

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Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese Lesson 3 Sentence Patterns
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1. ( e ) e ... e : (already) going to be . .. soon means n ; both can co-exist in one sentence. I ˆ n¶ª v You dad mailed you some money a while ago; so far , it has been almost ten days already , and you haven’t called us.
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( e ) e ... e : (already) going to be . .. soon Use n only if you want to imply “ already .” It’s been almost two months since I came to Beijing, but I haven’t even been to the Beijing Zoo. (This sentence suggests that near 2 months is quite long; therefore, it is proper to use “already.”) n n n n n n n n n (or e ) e e
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( e ) e ... e : (already) going to be . .. soon You are soon to be 40 years old already ; how come you are not married yet? e e e e e e e ( e ) e
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1. A e B e : A and B are related; A has something to do with B 3A ; ? ____________ ________ A B
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A e B ( e ) e : A and B are (not) related; A has /nothing something to do with B The two papers I wrote last semester both had to do with Chinese history. e
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2010 for the course CHI 612 taught by Professor Teng during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas.

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L 3 - Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese Lesson 3...

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