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Traditional Chinese Paintings
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ID: 1427 Upper Intermediate
We've got a lesson rich in culture for you today. We'll be delving into the world of high art. You'll learn how to talk about art and how to talk about the authenticity of artwork.
Tue Jun 01 2010 | Jenny, John
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|水墨||shuǐmò||ink and wash painting|
|奔马图||Bēnmǎtú||painting of galloping horses|
|形似||xíngsì||to be similar in appearance|
|临摹||línmó||reproduction of a piece of art|
Lǎo Zhèng ，tīngshuō nǐ cānjiā le qū lǐ de guóhuà bān 。
Mr. Zheng, I heard you're taking a traditional painting class
shì a ，xué xue guóhuà ，fēngfù yīxià lǎonián shēnghuó ma 。
That's right. Studying traditional painting can enrich one's life in old age.
nà zhǔyào xué nǎ fāngmiàn de ，shānshuǐ 、rénwù 、shuǐmò háishì niǎoshòu ？
Well, which aspects will your studies focus on? Landscapes, people, ink and wash, or animals?
hái bù zhīdào ne ，cái shàng le yī jié kè 。āi ，Lǎo Liú ，nǐ lái kàn kan zhè fú Bēnmǎtú 。
I'm still not sure. I've only had one class. Hey, Mr. Liu, come take a look at this painting of galloping horses.
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