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Demonstrative Pronouns in Chinese Demonstrative Pronouns, 这, 那 2

Lesson 25. Demonstrative Pronouns in Chinese

這 [这] (zhè) and 那 (nà), which are literally translated as this and that respectively, are demonstrative pronouns in Chinese. In general, we use demonstrative pronouns + 是 (shì) and followed by nouns to point...

Simple Future Tense 4

Lesson 11. Simple Future Tense in English

What is simple future tense? Simple future tense is used to indicate things or actions that have not happened yet. As long as the time of the actions takes place later than now, they...

Time in English 21

Lesson 9. The Complete Guide to Time in English

Knowing how to tell the time in the correct way will make you look like a native when you are visiting an English-speaking country. Recommended background: The Complete Guide of Numbers in English. Let’s...

Simple Past Tense, Past Tense English 1

Lesson 10. Simple Past Tense in English

What is simple past tense? Simple past tense is a verb tense that indicates a completed action that happened in the past. The past is all the past, it can happen in yesterday, one...

Existence in English 1

Lesson 13. Dummy Subject: Existence in English

One of the characteristics of English complete sentences is the requirement of a subject. However, if the subject is not available in the sentence, ‘there is, there are and it is’ are used to...

Past Tense in Chinese 1

Lesson 22. How to Express Past Tense in Chinese

There is no verb conjugation in Chinese. The form Chinese verb is only one regardless the tense of the sentence. Let’s say, the English ‘go’ can be conjugated as ‘go-went-gone’. In Chinese, the three...

Come vs Go in English, Come vs Go English, Difference of Come and Go 1

Confusing Words: Come vs Go in English

Do you know that the concept of the verb come and go in Japanese and English are different? Not only that, the usage of come vs go in English itself may be very confusing...