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2014-07-13 11:32  作者:无锡新东方学校  来源:无锡新东方学校  字号:T|T

125. Can you tell me something about the Chinese New Year Festival?( 5 - 8 )


One of the aspects I could tell you about regarding this topic ii that is a national festival celebrated all over China. It is commonly known as the ‘Spring Festival’. This does not mean that it takes place in the spring season. It starts on the first day of the lunar New Year, and lasts for fifteen days. Secondly, it is a very joyous time of the year, with best wishes being sent all around. For instance, there are firework displays, dinner parties, and dumplings at midnight, and the elder generations give money to the youngsters.


126. Why is this Festival so important to Chinese people? ( 5 - 8 )


In the distant past, the animal known as ‘Nian’ in Chinese was believed to eat people. It was afraid of fire, so fireworks were lit to scare the animal away, and so ensure a safe life. Today however, it is only a major time of rest for workers at the beginning of a new working year, and an opportunity to visit family and friends, and be generally happy and joyful.


127. Could you tell me something about the Lantern Festival? (5 - 8)


One of the aspects I could tell you about regarding the Lantern Festival is that it marks the end of the Spring Festival. In other words it is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month of the lunar year.


128. Why is this Festival so important to Chinese people? ( 5 - 8 )


This day marks the last day of the annual Spring Festival.


129. Could you tell me something about the Qing Ming Festival? (5-8)


This festival takes place on the fifth of April. Fake money is sold by many stores and burned. The words for ‘burning’ and ‘sending a message’ sound similar in Chinese, so by burning fake money we believe that the money is being sent to the deceased in another world. In addition, flowers and fruit are place on the graves of loved ones.


130. Why is this Festival so important to Chinese people? ( 5 - 8 )


With this festival we remember relatives and friends that have passed away. It is a time of fond memories about those who we had loved.


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