"That coffee shop's tea is the best."

Translation:那家咖啡馆的茶最好。

March 15, 2018

19 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Ling.G

As a Chinese, we may say “那家咖啡馆的茶是最好的。” Without “是, it sounds a little bit wired.

April 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/pingxl

I agree with ling. It's weird without the "是最好”

May 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/mmVz2

I think they are both correct grammatically. "···最好" is not wired.

August 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DangoHsu

Replying as a natibe speaker, if you add 是, 的 is as well required. This issue is too deep for new learners, since sentence structure is involved. Chinese had its own set of sentence structures which is seldom mentioned nowadays, and I'm not capable enough to tanslate it to English, so just consider it a conventional usage.

February 25, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/DangoHsu

*native

February 25, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/zuoanqh

lol what the heck you jist went into a coffe house for tea?

March 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Terence364703

Not just any tea, the best!

April 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Peter519121

Love it!

November 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/HonWeiKhor

Is the measure word integral to this sentence?

March 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/WillowsofXihu

Yes, as far as Standard Putonghua is concerned. Certain dialects may omit it, however.

March 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/IsabelNala

Is the "jia" in this sentence necessary?

September 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/richard711603

I know that 家 is also a qualifier for a business. I haven't mastered when they are required. I believe if you just say 'shop', you do not need the classifier. If you say what kind of shop ('phone store' for example) you may need the classifier. A native Chinese speaker could provide clarification.

September 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/kathoswong

Should there be a 是before 最好?or is it okay as is?

April 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/richard711603

Why is 咖啡馆 preferred over 咖啡店? Just curious.

June 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/GanXingba

I could be wrong but i thought 店 is for a very small shop but 馆 is for a larger store. So guan might be better for a cafe where people can sit, whereas dian might be for a very small kiosk, tiny shop, and not a typical size for a coffee place?

February 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/richard711603

I agree that 馆 is used for larger structures. I have seen 店 used for restaurants and hotels, in older Chinese movies. That is why I am curious.
Thank you for answering.

February 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Helle384474

I cannot see that a coffee shop's(café)sell tea and it is the top of this county or city or region...

August 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Ch7ck3N

最好喝?

October 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Yunpeng3

咖啡馆那家的茶最好。

February 5, 2019
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