Vocabulary List (English)

recently, lately

to work

(particle for experience)

how (as in how is it? Not how to?)

late

which one

to be busy

not until, only then

that one

very, extremely

to sleep

Xian

everyday

to retire

Shandong

(marker for oclock)

why

Guiling (in the south of China)

(early) morning

still

Hangzhou (close to Shanghai)

to get up

so, such

(measure word for actions)

finish, complete (as a verb complement)

to write

to let (someone do something

breakfast

(measure word for books-like)

really

to start, to begin

book

happy

after, later

name

today

definitely, certainly

dont

weather

first, in advance

to forget

sunny day

(co-verb to or for somebody)

to like

the sun

school

all, both

come out

to travel

most (+adjectives or verbs expressing feelings)

but (same as )

to think that (my opinion is---)

(co-verb for comparison)

with

country

to rain

same

scenery

must/have to

often

or (in question)

umbrella

to change

historic site

spring

the four seasons

leader; to lead; leadership

summer

cold

to carry out

autumn

inside

and (connecting sentences)

winter

here (same as )

to expression

homework

there (same as Ƕ)

person responsible; person in charge

to live; life

as---as

criminal

some---, some---

not asas

to have holiday

although---, but---

forecast

or (in a statement)

government

(indicating something is going to take place)

visa

public security bureau

to need; need

therefore

minister

to stop