In this HSK 3 video lesson we'll learn how to use a 是字句 (Shìzìjù ▸ The 是 Sentence) to indicate reason and/or explanation, we'll also learn about the V了V structure, which is a form of 动词的重叠 (Dòngcí de Chóngdié ▸ Reduplication of Verbs).
This structure can be considered as a type of 是字句(Shìzìjù ▸ The 是 Sentence).
In this lesson, this type of 是字句 in dictates "reason and/or explanation":
☑ 是字句 refers to Sentences where "是" is used as the Verb Predicate. There are many different types of 是字句. Previously, we have learned:
We can also add the negative word 不 in front of 是 to say a negative sentence, following this structure:
Below are example sentences:
Some verbs can be reduplicated in the form V了V structure to indicate that
The V了V structure is usually used for narration.
For the V了V structure , the verbs are duplicated in the following ways:
单音节词 (Dānyínjí Cí ▸ One-character Verb)
双音节词 (Shuāngyínjí Cí ▸ Two-character Verb)
离合词 (Líhé Cí ▸ Two-character Detachable Compound Verbs)
Below are example sentences to study Reduplication of Verbs - V了V: