Questions 問題

Question plays a very important role in our languages, for it can introduce two-way communication between people.  If language is only in one way like radio broadcasting, we will not have a real communication at all.  It can also stimulate people thinking.  Every knowledge is built and accumulated by asking a series of questions.  For new language learners, if you know how to ask, you will not only learn the language faster, but also you can get into the depth of culture.

In the following video, I will teach you the most basic question word “What” (乜嘢) and then you will know how to ask “Time” and “Date”. Continue reading “Questions 問題”

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Tenses 時態

Some people say that there is no concept of tenses in the language of Chinese/Cantonese.  I think it depends on how you define the term of “tenses”.  If you insist the writing way (spelling) and pronunciation of a verb should be changed in different tenses like English, there is really no such thing in the language of Chinese/Cantonese.

Tenses - sandglass 沙漏

Time is slipping away like a sandglass.  Continue reading “Tenses 時態”

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