Practice: A 还是 B?
Interview your classmates.
Greet each other.
questions to find someone
who matches you on all
Say “thanks!” and
When to eat dinner
Pivotal sentences combine two kernel
sentences into one, longer, sentence. The
object of the first kernel sentence forms the
subject of the second kernel sentence.
Therefore, the first kernel sentence must be
a S-V-Obj sentence. The second kernel
sentence may have a variety of structures,
for example, there may be no object.
Finish the dialogue with Affirmative-Negative Question and 还 :
A : 你喜欢不喜欢… ?
B : 我喜欢… , 还喜欢…
A : 你认识不认识… ?
B : 我认识… , 还认识…
还： ‘ also; in addition’
indicates an additional or accumulated
action or event denoted by the verb, so
the subject is usually the same with the
former part of the sentence
还 vs. 也
‘ too; also’
也 expresses the similarity of two parallel
substances, or the similarity of different things