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The surprising truth about Chinese grammar, 2

We’ve already talked about the idea that Chinese has no grammar: See “The surprising truth about Chinese grammar”. This topic is both important and fun because it is repeated so often, by Taiwanese and foreigners alike. Let’s have another look! The surprising truth about Chinese grammar, 2 Chinese is so unique it’s hard for us to …

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The surprising truth about Chinese grammar

Let’s take a look at some widespread myths about Chinese, and also do some myth-busting too. Come along. Chinese doesn’t have grammar! There is something I hear all the time, from foreigners and native Chinese speakers alike. It is this claim:  “Chinese doesn’t have any grammar.” Do you agree?  To me, as a linguist, as …

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