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Want to sound really NATIVE in CHINESE? Use these EVERYDAY used particles – 吧,呢,啊

 

语气助词 Yǔqì zhùcí  – particles

 

– to soften the request or suggestions

 

我帮你吧。Wǒ bāng nǐ bǎ.  – Let me help you.

你们快去吧。Nǐmen kuài qù ba. – Hurry up.

你来吧?Nǐ lái ba?  – Why don’t you do it?

既然你这么厉害那你来吧?Jìrán nǐ zhème lìhài nà nǐ lái ba?  – Since you think you are so capable of doing it, why don’t YOU do it?

我觉得你还是买一辆自行车吧。Wǒ juédé nǐ háishì mǎi yī liàng zìxíngchē ba. – I reckon you should by a bike.

我们去游泳吧。Wǒmen qù yóuyǒng ba. – Let’s go swimming.

 

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Want to sound more NATIVE ? AVOID the MISTAKES in CHINESE commonly used PARTICLE– !!!

 

– in a tag question

to ask for agreement or confirmation

 

你是中国人,对吧?Nǐ shì zhōngguó rén, duì ba?  – You’re a Chinese, aren’t you?

你们很饿吧?Nǐmen hěn è ba?  – You must be hungry, aren’t you?

不对吧?Bùduì ba?  – That’s not right, is it?

 

– to show the agreemenet, to soften the mood

我们去看电影吧?Wǒmen qù kàn diànyǐng ba?  – Let’s go to see a movie.

我可以用你的笔吗?Wǒ kěyǐ yòng nǐ de bǐ ma?  – My I use your pen?

用吧!Yòng ba!  – Just use it!

 

– in a  statement – to express the mood of determination or reluctance

我们去看电影吧?Wǒmen qù kàn diànyǐng ba?  – Let’s go to see a movie.

好吧。Hǎo ba.  – Hmm, ok, let’s go, then.

 

你这作文写得不是很好呀。Nǐ zhè zuòwén xiě dé bùshì hěn hǎo ya. – You didn’t do really well in the composition.

 

那,我再写一遍吧。Nà, wǒ zài xiě yībiàn ba. – Then, I’ll write it again.

 

我可以晚点出门吗?Wǒ kěyǐ wǎndiǎn chūmén ma?  – Can I go out a little bit later?

 

 

 

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The EASIEST way to use !!! Use Sentence in SET STRUCTURES to make you sound very NATIVE

 

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