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冬天的故事(dōngtiān de gùshi ) The Story of Winter

Jan. 15, 2015

Shuìmèng zhōng wǒ qīngqīng zhēng kāi yǎn,
睡梦          中        我   轻轻       睁      开 眼,
I open my eyes in a dream,

 

Dōng yéye láidào láidào wǒ shēnbiān,
冬      爷爷  来到   来到   我   身边,
Old Man Winter comes to my side.

 

Dàilái mǎntiān xiǎo xuěhuā,
带来   满天      小     雪花 ,
He brings little snowflakes to cover the entire sky.

 

Wèn wǒ xǐ bù xǐhuan.
问     我 喜 不  喜欢。
And he asks me if I like it.

 

Xiǎo xuěhuā dài wǒ fēi shàng tiān.
小    雪花       带  我  飞 上        天,
The little snowflakes take me to fly in the sky.

 

Xuě wáwa shù shàng dàng qiūqiān.
雪 娃娃      树   上        荡     秋千,
And the snow-baby is swinging in the tree.

 

Xiǎo péngyou xiǎo péngyou kuài kuài lái,
小 朋友 小 朋友 快 快 来,
Dear kids, dear kids, please come quickly,

 

Dōng yéye a dǎkāi le bīngxuě lèyuán.
冬      爷爷 啊 打开 了 冰雪       乐园。
Old Man Winter has opened a fairyland of snow for us!

 

Vocabulary:

 

1、雪花(xuěhuā) n. snowflake

Hǎo piàoliang de xuěhuā a!
好    漂亮        的  雪花    啊!
What a beautiful snowflake!

 

2、爷爷(yéye) n. Grandpa

Yéye, nín shēntǐ hǎo ma!
爷爷,您 身体      好  吗?
Grandpa, how are you?

 

3、喜欢(xǐhuan) n. like

Wǒ xǐhuan dōngtiān.
我   喜欢    冬天。
I like winter.

 

Exercises

1. In the winter, ____ falls from the sky.

A. 桃花(táohuā)

B. 梅花(méihuā)

C. 雪花(xuěhuā)

2. What can you call your father’s father?

A. 爷爷(yéye)

B. 外公(wàigōng)

C. 叔叔(shūshu)

3. What’s the meaning of “喜欢(xǐhuan)?”

A. hate

B. like

C. cherish

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