No matter what language you are using, the purpose of grammar is the same: to clarify what you are trying to express in a sentence. Review the “Functional Grammar” in the charts below as an aid to your writing.
Use “Functional Grammar” to translate the follow sentences from English to Chinese. The sentences here are all typical sentences you will need to use in story narration. Pay particular attention to the grammatical structure of the underlined phrases often used in telling a story.
Ma Ke and Kai Di are going to have a birthday party. However, they forgot to order the cake.
Because there is no time for Da Wei to wait in the line, he has to park the car and start to run to the airport.
Although Xiao Ming lost his luggage, his friends all came with necessities to help him.
Suddenly, his glass fell down and broke into pieces.
“What can we do?” Lei got a great idea.
My sister likes making fish. So she bought a couple of fresh fish today.
We are happy that the problem was finally solved.
When Wang You was writing his homework, Adam rushed into the room and cried.
Only if you give him a call can he buy the ticket.