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Unformatted text preview: Grammar notes for L17 1. Time How to tell time:
Add 2:00 2:05 2:10 2:12 2:15 2:30 2:45 + 2:55 + 3:00
2. Half/quarter Minus + + + + *+ *+ + + ; + ; + Time phrases
Adverb: (New!) Predicate: (New!) Subject: ( (New!) Adjective: ( ( + ) ( ( ) + ) ) ) 3. Time factor
When there is more than one time phrase, the bigger time unit comes first. Ex. He goes to watch Beijing opera at 8:30 in the evening. X + j 4. (preposition)--must be placed before verb
a. Noun1+ (= ) + Noun2 + ( ) + Verb Gubo goes to his professor's house with his girlfriend. . + ^ W Grammar notes for L17 . + ^ W b. ` ` means `to' or 'from' I am going to the Beijing opera with Ding Yun tonight. He said to me that he does not miss his girlfriend. I'd like to borrow a Chinese dictionary from you. 5. / /
Do you walk to the library? Do o you take a ride to school? *Z ~
6. a. ; Adverb
(1) means: before, previously, in the past (2) ~ Z *
b. Preposition: event+ means: later on, in the future / I am home before 3 o'clock. Shall we go to the library *Z ~.^ W P + check out books after work? W '+ W * Would you drop by my place for some tea before you go to Dr. Huang's? ...
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- Fall '06