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how could you help her?!



你怎麼可以幫她

nǐ zěnme kěyǐ bāng tā

2

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how can/might/could you help me?



你可以怎麼幫我?

nǐ kěyǐ zěnme bāng wǒ?

3

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I would like



我要 / 可不可以點 x 來一個

wǒ yào/ kěbù kěyǐ diǎn x lái yīgè

4

() [modal v]


You want to be able to fluently speak A



你要可以流利地說 。。

nǐ yào kěyǐ liúlì dì shuō. .

5

[modal] ()

100% will

50% probably

25% probably not

0% won’t

100% will 一定會

50% probably 可能會

25% probably not 可能不會

0% won’t 一定不會

6

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Han told me, he and Terri might come visit me and Nori at the end of February



哥哥告訴我,他跟Terri可能二月底 會來找 我和Nori。(NOT: 哥哥告訴我他跟Terri不一定量兩月底回來拜訪我和Nori。 )

Gēgē gàosù wǒ, tā gēn Terri kěnéng èr yuèdǐ huì lái zhǎo wǒ hé Nori.

7

[modal]article for 1) ability 2) completion ()


1) can you grab all these things2) can you eat 50 dumplings



1) 這些東西, 你拿得了嗎?2) 50 個水餃, 你吃得了嗎?

Zhèxiē dōngxī, nǐ ná déliǎo ma?50 Gè shuǐjiǎo, nǐ chī déliǎo ma?"

8

[modal]Must ()


I can't be bothered to go.

I will surely help you out if you have difficulties.



我沒必要去。

Wǒ méi bìyào qù. 

 

X 如果  你遇到   什麼  困難  我  必當  幫忙 (必當 > don't use)
Rúguǒ nǐ yù dào shénme kùnnán wǒ bì dāng bāng Máng

9

[modal]possible ()


* very possible that ...* if possible … * by any chance ...

有可能

*(很/非常) 有可能..* 如有可能..* 有沒有可能..

* (Hěn / Fēicháng) yǒu kěnéng* Rú yǒu kěnéng* Yǒuméiyǒu kěnéng

10

[modal]should ()

應該

Yīnggāi

11

[modal]something ()


Yeah. I should eat something.

點東西(with ’一‘ = little)

是 我應該吃 點東西

Shì wǒ yīnggāi chī diǎn dōngxi