Chinese Grammar-- Causal Conjunctions in Chinese
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Chinese Mini-Test: How to use causal conjunctions in Chinese? (Beginner)

Mar. 11, 2011

Beginner Level 初级 (chūjí)

Yīnwèi wàimiàn xiàyǔ le, ____ wǒmen bú qù guàngjiē le.
因为      外面     下雨 了,____  我们  不 去     逛街   了。
Because it is raining outside, we aren’t going shopping.

A. 所以 (suǒyǐ)
B. 但是 (dànshì)
C. 就 (jiù)
D. 才 (cái)

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“因为(yīnwèi)” means “because,” and is used to indicate a reason while “因此(yīncǐ)” means “thus”or “consequently,” and indicates a result.

For the first time, I can`t understand an word.

What are the differences between “才” and “就?”

What is the difference between “因为 yinwei”and “因此 yinci”in Chinese grammar?

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