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How to use the words “Before” & “After”

In the class, we always say that Mandarin is easier to learn and more logic than English . But there are some Mandarin words and structure that are a bit hard to explain in English. This is one of the examples: In broken English, the sentence sounds like: 1. Before eating, need to wash hand 2. After eating, don’t do exercise.     Let us know in comment below whether you understand or not. We will try … Read moreHow to use the words “Before” & “After”

Why did the Chinese never adopt word spacing?

Because there is no reason to. Believe it or not, youcanactuallyreadEnglishsentenceswithoutspacesaswell. Ittakessomepractice, butyoushouldbeabletoreadthesesentenceswithoutmuchfussatall. Spaces are not strictly necessary even for alphabet-based languages – for logographic characters that has their own meanings (instead of just representing sounds like alphabets), it’s definitely not needed. Native Chinese speakers definitely don’t have issues reading without spaces. If spaces were introduced, it probably would actually slow down the reading somewhat – since there is a likelihood of spaces being added … Read moreWhy did the Chinese never adopt word spacing?