Syntax Error

So, one of the hardest things about Chinese is the grammar. Learning Chinese for a English speaker is to learn opposite rules to what you know. This is why Chinese is one of the hardest languages in the world and one that I will not give up on until they take me out of here in a wooden box. To understand my frustration I give you this pretend example of a conversation with a taxi driver which I will give you in English and then the equivalent in Chinese.

English: I would like to go to Dong Tai Road. Please go via the Ya’an tunnel. When you leave he tunnel please turn right onto Dong Tai Road. Thanks.

Chinese: Please take me arrive Dong Tai Road, arrive ya’an tunnel go towards right turn straight go. Thanks.

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