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Dragon Boat Festival

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ID: 2455 Elementary
With more than 2000 years of history, the Dragon Boat Festival brings to mind boat racing, zòngzi, and a host of other traditions. In this lesson, find out which part of the festival one person enjoys the most!
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端午节 duānwǔjié Dragon Boat Festival
yào to want, should
粽子 zòngzi pyramids of sticky rice wrapped in leaves
huá to row, to strike (a match)
今天是“端午节”。
jīntiān shì “duānwǔjié ”。
Today is the Dragon Boat Festival.
端午节”要干什么?
duānwǔjié ”yào gàn shénme ?
What should we do during Dragon Boat Festival?
吃粽子,划龙舟。
chī zòngzi ,huá Lóngzhōu 。
Eat zòngzi and row dragon boats.
划龙舟太累了,我们吃粽子吧。
huá Lóngzhōu tài lèi le ,wǒmen chī zòngzi ba 。
Rowing a dragon boat is exhausting. Let's eat zòngzi.
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