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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!
Sun Jun 01 2014 | Vera, Greg
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|端午节||duānwǔjié||Dragon Boat Festival|
|要||yào||to want, should|
|粽子||zòngzi||pyramids of sticky rice wrapped in leaves|
|划||huá||to row, to strike (a match)|
jīntiān shì “duānwǔjié ”。
Today is the Dragon Boat Festival.
duānwǔjié ”yào gàn shénme ？
What should we do during Dragon Boat Festival?
chī zòngzi ，huá Lóngzhōu 。
Eat zòngzi and row dragon boats.
huá Lóngzhōu tài lèi le ，wǒmen chī zòngzi ba 。
Rowing a dragon boat is exhausting. Let's eat zòngzi.
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