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Abbreviations and Contractions Intermediate

Abbreviations and Contractions
Jenny, Ryan
2589
Intermediate
language, society
asking questions, explaining
不过(bùguò), 为了(wèile)

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When studying Chinese, you'll likely be blown away by the amount of abbreviations and contractions there are, particularly in newspapers, in which abbreviations make the sentences impossible to read without knowledge of the context. In this lesson you can get to grips with a few abbreviations, which will take away the panic when you come across something you don't understand.

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