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Nursery Rhyme – 种树歌(Zhòngshùgē) Song for Planting Trees

May. 15, 2015

Shù ya,   shù ya,
树   呀,树  呀,
Oh, tree, tree,

Wǒ bǎ nǐ zhòngxià,
我   把  你   种下,
I’ll plant you here,

Búpà fēngyǔ kuàidiǎn zhǎngdà.
不怕   风雨      快点        长大。
Hope you won’t be afraid of storms and grow up quickly.

Zhǎngzhe lǜde yè,
长着         绿的 叶,
Hope you grow green leaves,

Kāizhe hóngde huā,
开着    红的      花,
And bloom red blossoms,

Niǎo lái zuòwō,
鸟      来  做窝,
Then birds will come to build nests,

Hóuzi lái pá,
猴子   来 爬,
Monkeys will come to climb,

Wǒ yě lái wánshuǎ.
我  也  来    玩耍。
I will also come here to play.

Vocabulary:

1. 做窝(zuòwō) verb. build a nest

Xiǎoniǎo zài shùshàng zuòwō.
小鸟         在     树上         做窝。
Birds build nests in the trees.

2. 玩耍(wánshuǎ) verb. play

Háizimen zài cāochǎngshàng wánshuǎ.
孩子们       在             操场上             玩耍。
Children are playing on the playground.

Exercises:

1. What is the bird doing in the picture?

Learn Chinese - '做窝(zuòwō)'

A. 吃饭(chīfàn)
B. 唱歌(chànggē)
C. 做窝(zuòwō)

2. After finishing his homework, Tom went out to ____ with his friends.

A. 做窝(zuòwō)
B. 爬()
C. 玩耍(wánshuǎ)

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