Happy Chinese(快乐汉语) is an entertaining, fun and easy Chinese series. In Season II, we will focus on typical Tourist Chinese by famous tourist spots in China. It helps the learners form a solid foundation for their further studies.快乐汉语系列二《旅游汉语》主要教授在中国旅游途中的实用汉语。我们将以情景剧的方式把中国最有代表的旅游胜地串联起来,展示中国的秀美山川、人杰地灵。

Today let's learn this sentence "The reason (why/that)…, is (because/that)…".今天我们来介绍“之所以……,是因为……”这个句型。


Words:
门楼 ménlóu:gate tower
天井 tiānjǐng:skylight
瑶锦 Yáo jǐn:Yao Brocade
窗棂 chuānglíng:window curtain
凤溪村 Fèngxī Cūn:Fengxi Village
封火墙 fēnghuǒqiáng:firewall
错落有致 cuòluòyǒuzhì:visually intermingled; in a picturesque disorder
五谷丰登 wǔgǔfēngdēng:produce good harvests

Sentences:

1.zhīsuǒyǐ……,shì yīnwèi……之所以……,是因为……
The reason (why/that)…, is (because/that)…

2.Cūnzi zhīsuǒyǐ jiàozuò “Fèngxī Cūn”,shì yīnwèi cūnqián yǒu tiáo jiàozuò “Fèngxī” de hé。村子之所以叫做“凤溪村”,是因为村前有条叫做“凤溪”的河。
The reason why it's called Fengxi Village, is because the Fengxi River flows in front of it.