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Grammar question

Posted by xiao_liang March 5, 2010 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: grammar

Sorry, I couldn't think of a suitable existing discussion to lodge this under. I was moaning (a little dramatically) last night about being a terrible artist in an IM conversation, and said, "我不好画家", but I was corrected to "我是个不好的画家" to make the sentence smoother.

I'm a bit confused as to when we miss out the joining words like 是 and 的 and when we don't. Is it just down to experience, knowing which sentences require them?

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