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The Three De's: 的/得/地 Qing Wen

The Three De's: 的/得/地

Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
QW0431
Elementary
video, particles, grammar
descriptive complements, 地 (de)

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The Three De's: 的/得/地 Qing Wen


Today we look at some of the most common characters in the Chinese language: 的 (HSK1), 得 (HSK2), and, 地 (HSK3).

These little particles show up in almost every sentence in Chinese, and act to modify them in some way. However, because they are all pronounced the same (de), it can be very confusing for students.

In this video lesson, we attempt to explain the difference by using lots of example sentences and pretty little color-coded graphics. Take you time with this one, or watch chapter by chapter.

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