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Marking a topic

The following structures used to mark topics in Chinese are organized according to our grammar points by level. If you're not familiar with the concept of a topic in Chinese grammar, then start with the topic-comment sentences grammar point.


B1 Marking a topic

Grammar Point (English) Pattern Examples
Topic-comment sentences Topic,Comment 那 部 电影 ,看 过 的 人 都 喜欢 。

B2 Marking a topic

Grammar Point (English) Pattern Examples
Marking a topic with "de hua" Topic + 的话 ,Comment 北京 的话 ,秋天 去 最好 。
Marking a topic with "ma" Statement + 嘛 大家 有 话 就 说