2016年5月1日 星期日

Action Completion in Chinese! by using 是……的(shì... de)




When asking people Wh-questions about things that they have completed in
the past, here’s a structure that you need to know in Chinese -……的(shì... de

For instance, when a person says to you, “I bought a cup of coffee” you may ask,
“When did you buy the coffee?”, then the……的(shì... destructure is here
to help!

This is how we use the ……的(shì... destructure

n  I bought a cup of coffee.
我買了一杯咖啡
wǒ mǎile yībēi kāfēi


l  + Question Word + Verb +

Where did you buy your coffee?
你是在哪裡買咖啡的?
nǐ shì zài nǎlǐ mǎi kāfēi de

When did you buy your coffee?
你是什麼時候買咖啡的?
nǐ shì shénme shíhòu mǎi kāfēi de

For more details, please check out our video lesson 






Keep up the good work, and see you in cyberspace!


Katrina Lee