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New words and language points

Let's learn the expressions of talking about the movie.

New words

有意思 yǒu yìsi adj. interesting

很有意思 Hěn yǒu yìsi

没有意思 méi yǒu yìsi

但是 dànshì conj. but, still, yet

过 ɡuò part. used after a verb to indicate a past action that the speaker has experienced.

For example:


Language points

The structural particle “过”, it is used after a verb to indicate a past action which hasn’t last to the present. This kind of sentence emphasises the speaker’s experience.

statement: Subject + V + 过 + O

negative statement: Subject + 没(有)+ V + 过 + O

For example:



The structure of yes-no question is to add “吗”at the end of the affirmative sentence. for examples:



If you want to ask affirmative-negative question, there are two ways to ask

First you can add “没有”at the end of the affirmative sentence.



Or you can use V没V过, such as:



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