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Song for Kids – 小乌龟(Xiǎowūguī) Little Turtle

May. 12, 2015

Xiǎoxiǎo wūguī shàngshānpō,
小小        乌龟     上山坡,
The little turtle is climbing up the hillside,

Hēihēiyo, hēihēiyo.
嘿嘿哟,   嘿嘿哟。
Stomp, stomp.

Dàizhe miànbāo hé tángguǒ,
带着      面包       和 糖果,
With some bread and candies,

Yántú lèyōuyōu.
沿途    乐悠悠。
He is joyful and leisurely throughout his journey.

Vocabulary:

沿途(yántú)   noun.  during the journey/on the way

Yántúde fēngjǐng hěnměi.
沿途的    风景       很美。
The scenery along the way is so beautiful.

乐悠悠(lèyōuyōu)   adverbial phrase.  joyfully and leisurely

Tā lèyōuyōude chīzhe xīguā.
他 乐悠悠地      吃着    西瓜。
He is eating the watermelon joyfully and leisurely.

Exercises:

1. The family in the picture looks _____.

A. 烦恼(fánnǎo)
B. 乐悠悠(lèyōuyōu)
C. 忧虑(yōulǜ)

2. What does “沿途(yántú)” mean?
A. Along the journey.
B. At the beginning of the journey.
C. At the end of the journey.

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