Listen-How to Distinguish These Sentences

 

Recorded by : Ms. Fairy MA

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1.他想去中国。
Tā xiǎng qù Zhōng Guó。
He wants to go to China.
Indicates that he starts to have an idea to go to China.

2.他想要去中国。
Tā xiǎng yào qù Zhōng Guó。
He is going to go to China.
Indicates that he has the action of planning to go to China.

3.他要去中国。
Tā yào qù Zhōng Guó。
He will go to China.
Indicates that he has already booked the flight and finished packing.

4.他去中国。
Tā qù Zhōng Guó。
He goes to China.
Indicates that he is on the way to China.

5.他去中国了。
Tā qù Zhōng Guó le。
He went to China.
Indicates that he has already left home to China.And he starts his trip to go to China.

6.他去了中国。
Tā qù le Zhōng Guó。
He has gone to China.
Indicates that right now he is in China.

7.他去了中国了。
Tā qù le Zhōng Guó le。
He has been to China.
Indicates that he once has been to China, probably he is not in China any more.

Learn Putonghua everyday, know China more!

Learn Putonghua everyday, know China more!