The Chairman's Bao
 
France Releases Year of the Rat Postage Stamps
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Simplified Traditional
Keywords
发 - fā - to send out
新年 - xīnnián - new year
邮票 - yóupiào - postage stamp
做 - zuò - to do / to make
喜欢 - xǐhuan - to like
买 - mǎi - to buy
Grammar
Noun 1 + 是 + Noun 2 - Expressing that Noun 1 "is" Noun 2 with "Noun 1 + shì + Noun 2" (是 is only used to link two nouns, it cannot be used to link a noun and an adjective)
1月25日是中国的新年。
今年是中国的鼠年。
今年是第16年他们做这些邮票了。

Noun / Pronoun + 的 + Noun - Expressing a possessive particle with "Noun / Pronoun + de + Noun" (indicate a relationship of possessor / possession)
1月25日是中国的新年。
今年是中国的鼠年。
1月18日,法国发了今年的鼠年邮票。
法国每年都会有中国新年的邮票。
在法国,现在有很多人喜欢中国的新年。

Verb / Verb Phrase + 了 - Expressing that an action has been completed with "Verb / Verb Phrase + le"
1月18日,法国发了今年的鼠年邮票。

每 + 天 / 周 / 年 / 次 - Expressing "every day / every week / every year / every time" with "měi + Time Word" (天, 周, 年 and 次 act as their own measure words)
法国每年都会有中国新年的邮票。

Subject + 都 + Verb / Verb Phrase - Expressing "all / every" to emphasise the quantity with "Subject + 都 + Verb / Verb Phrase" (都 emphasises the quantity or frequent occurrence)
法国每年都会有中国新年的邮票。

Subject + 会 + Verb / Adverb - Expressing that sth "will" happen or that sb "will" do sth with "Subject + huì + Verb / Adverb"
法国每年都会有中国新年的邮票。

Subject + 有 + Object - Expressing that the subject "has" an object with "Subject + yǒu + Object"
法国每年都会有中国新年的邮票。

第 + Number + (Measure Word) - Expressing numerical sequence with "dì + Number + (Measure Word)"
今年是第16年他们做这些邮票了。

这些 / 那些 + Noun - Expressing "these / those…" with "zhè​xiē + Noun"
今年是第16年他们做这些邮票了。
1月20日人们就能买到这些邮票了。

New Situation + 了 - Expressing that there is a change of state or that the action has just happened "now" with "New Situation + le"
今年是第16年他们做这些邮票了。
1月20日人们就能买到这些邮票了。

在 + Place - Expressing to be located in or at a certain place with "zài + Place"
在法国,现在有很多人喜欢中国的新年。

Place + 有 + Object - Expressing the existence of an object in a certain place with "Place + yǒu + Object" (similar to "there is" or "there are")
在法国,现在有很多人喜欢中国的新年。

Noun + 们 - Expressing the plural form of a noun with "Noun + men"
1月20日人们就能买到这些邮票了。

Subject + Time Phrase + 就 + Verb / Verb Phrase - Expressing that the action has "happened earlier" or "already previously happened" with "Subject + Time + jiù + Verb / Verb Phrase"
1月20日人们就能买到这些邮票了。

Subject + 能 + Verb + Object - Expressing that the subject "can" do a particular action with "Subject + néng + Verb + Object" (means "to be able to" and expresses having a certain ability or having obtained a certain minimum requirement)
1月20日人们就能买到这些邮票了。

Verb + 到 (+了) - Expressing that an action's outcome is achieved or completed with "Verb + dào(le)"
1月20日人们就能买到这些邮票了。
Proper Nouns
法国 - Fǎguó - France
鼠年 - Shǔ Nián - Year of the Rat
Idioms

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