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The Water Ghosts of Ghost Month
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ID: 2758 Intermediate
It's Ghost month so you best not go swimming late at night, or even whistle! Listen to the lesson to find out more about the superstitions and traditions surrounding this festival.
Tue Sep 01 2015 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|好久没||hǎo jiǔ méi||It's been so long since...|
xià lǐbài yào bù yào yīqǐ qù hǎibiān wán ？hǎo jiǔ méi yóuyǒng le ！
Do you want to go to the seaside together next week? It has been ages since I went swimming!
nónglì qīyuè bàn ，zuì hǎo bù yào qù yóuyǒng ，tèbié shì hǎilǐ 、hélǐ 。
It's the middle of the seventh month of the lunar calendar, so it's best not to go swimming, especially in the sea or in a river.
ā ？nǐ xué kēxué de ，zénme huì xiāngxìn zhèzhǒng shì ？
Huh? You study science, why would you believe in that kind of thing?
guǐ shén de shìjiè gēn wǒmen bù yīyàng ，xué bù xué kēxué dōu pà 。
The spirit world is different from ours, so it's scary whether or not you study science.
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