Chinese (Mandarin)/Taiwan

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Taiwan - 第十一課:臺灣[edit]

Traditional Characters[edit]

台灣是一個海島。
台灣的主要語言是中文 (繁體中文)。
它有各種文化,有名的特產。
它處於大陸棚上。所以有海鮮。
它有山脈,所以有美麗風景。

Simplified Characters[edit]

台湾是一个海岛。
台湾的主要语言是中文 (繁体中文)。
它有各种文化,有名的特产。
它处于大陆架上。所以有海鲜。
它有山脉,所以有美丽风景。

English[edit]

Taiwan is an island.
Its main language is Chinese (Traditional Chinese).
It has a variety kinds of culture, famous local products.
It is on the continental shelf. So there is seafood.
It has mountains, it has beautiful scenery.

Vocabulary[edit]

Trad. Chinese Simp. Chinese Pinyin English
東海 东海 Dōnghǎi East China Sea
南海 = Nánhǎi South China Sea
山脈 山脉 shānmài mountain
特產 特产 tèchǎn local products
海鮮 海鲜 hǎixiān seafood
大陸*棚 大陆*架 dàlùpéng(dàlùjià) continental shelf
風景 风景 fēngjǐng scenery
文化 = wénhuà culture
note
  • = means there are no differences in characters.
  • * means those are different in using words ,rather than in characters.

Chinese Characters[edit]

Grammar[edit]

美麗(的)風景 = beautiful scenery
Sometimes Chinese people drop the ‘的’ for adjectives to avoid it appears too many times. They will say ‘美麗風景’ and ‘免費圖書(Free book)’