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Connect sentences with adverb on Mandarin

In Mandarin, not only you can connect sentences with a conjunction, you can also connect it with an adverb. For example: 我先去买书,然后去看电影。 我们先参

In Mandarin, not only you can connect sentences with a conjunction, you can also connect it with an adverb. For example:

我先去买书,然后去看电影。
我们先参观了故宫,然后又去了颐和园。

In this case, 先 and 然后 are adverbs, but you can connect the two sentences with these adverbs.

Other examples:

我听了他的解释,就明白了。
今天你很忙,那我就下个星期来吧。

In this case, å°± is an adverb but connect the two

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Don't be confused with subject and topic on Mandarin

In Mandarin, some sentences form a topic as well as a subject. For example, the following sentence starts with a topic before a subject. 这本

In Mandarin, some sentences form a topic as well as a subject. For example, the following sentence starts with a topic before a subject.

这本书我看过了。

In this sentence, 这本书 is a topic and 我 is a subject. Let's use more examples:

北京人们很多。
伙子胃很长。

If a sentence has either a topic or a subject but not both, you must detect whether

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