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Two Kinds of Commas
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Location Words
外面 wàimiàn (= lit.: out, side)
里面 lǐmiàn (= lit.: in, side)
上面 shàngmiàn (= lit.: on top, side)
下面 xiàmiàn (= underneath, under; lit.: below, side)
东面 dōngmiàn (= in the east, eastwards; lit.: east,
Exercise
Attenuation of a Statement by Repeating an Action Verb
Exercise
是 shì (= be) for Emphasis
Exercise
把 bǎ (= hold)
Exercise
吧 ba (at the end of a sentence): Moderate Order and Approval or Question
Exercise
让 ràng (= let)
Exercise
会 huì (= can), 能 néng (= can): Two Important Modal Verbs
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Intensifiers
比较 bǐjiào (= comparatively, quite, rather; lit.: compare, relatively)
很 hěn (= very)
太 tài (= too "much")
Exercise
和 hé (= and)
跟 gēn (= and)
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吧 ba (at the end of a sentence: Moderate Order and Approval or Question

 

The modal particle 吧 ba attenuates an order and adds the nuance of trying to get the opposite's approval.

Or it turns the meaning of a sentence into a question.

 

kànba_
looksuffix_
look, readgrammatical partical: asking for affirmation
Look!
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shìzhōngguórénba_
youbemiddlecountrypersonsuffix_
youto be, correct, yesChinesegrammatical partical: asking for affirmation
You are Chinese; isn't that correct?
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