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Lesson 17

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Grammar exercises


Question: Tell a friend that your Chinese department has many more teachers and students than his department.

Hint 1 Hint 1   Use the 比 construction
Hint 2 Hint 2   Use the possessive marker 的
Comments Answer  我 们 系 的 老 师 和 学 生 比 你 们 系 多 得 多 。 Listen
Comments Comments  Alternatively: 我 们 系 比 你 们 系 的老 师 和 学 生 多 多 了
wǒmen xì bǐ nǐmen xì de lǎoshī hé xuésheng duō duō le. 很 hěn, 真 zhēn, 太 tài and  非常 fēicháng are not used in 比 sentences. Instead 得多 de duō  or 多了 duō le can be placed after a stative verb in a 比 bǐ  sentence to indicate very much more or less...
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