比First we've learned comparative sentence with 比 today.
There are 3 patterns using 比.
- A + 比 + B + Adj
- A + 比 + B + Adj + 一点儿/得多/多了
- A + 比 + B + 更/还 + Adj
I am taller than my girlfriend.
Today is much hotter than yesterday.
Today was hot. Tomorrow is even hotter than yesterday.
When 了 occurs at the ends of a sentence, it usually indicates a change of status or the realization of the new situation.
It is snowing now.
My girlfriend is not angry anymore.
It could rain tomorrow. (Uncertain)
It going to be rain tomorrow. (Certain)
It is must not going to be rain tomorrow. (Certain)
I am able to use chopsticks now.
Adj + 一点儿
The expression (一)点儿 can be placed after an adjective to indicate slight qualification.
a bit cold
a bit quick
a bit tall
一点儿 does not precede the adjective. The following phrases are incorrect.
In the class we also learned 好一点儿。
好 < 好一点儿 < 更好 < 最好
Good < little bit better < better < best
好一点儿 goes between 好 and 更好。
Not only,,,but also,,,
My girlfriend not only able to speak English but also be able to speak Chinese.
I usually not only review vocabulary and grammar but also sometimes prepare for vocab and grammar.