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Video Lesson: Chinese New Year (Part II)

Feb. 11, 2018

Ok, you know the Chinese New Year. But do you know what Chinese do on the Chinese New Year’s Eve?

Exercises in the Video:
1. A: Becky, it’s about midnight. Wǒmen qù fàng biānpào, hǎo ma?
    B: Sure! Let’s go!
    What are they going to do? Please choose the best answer.

    A. They are going to paste Spring Festival couplets.
    B. They are going to set off firecrackers.
    C. They are going to make dumplings.

2. A: It’s almost 12 o’clock. Wǒ qù fàng biānpào!
    B: Ellie, xiǎoxīn diǎnr!
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Ellie’s mom is asking Ellie to be careful when setting off firecrackers.
    B. Ellie’s mom is asking Ellie to be careful when pasting Spring Festival couplets.
    C. Ellie’s mom is asking Ellie to be careful when cooking.

3. A: Lǎogōng, lái bāng wǒ yìqǐ tiē chūnlián ba!
    B: Hǎo de.
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the best answer.

    A. The lady is asking her husband to set off firecrackers.
    B. The lady is asking her husband to buy Spring Festival couplets.
    C. The lady is asking her husband to paste Spring Festival couplets.

4. A: Ellie, nǐ chúxī shǒusuì le ma?
    B: Dāngrán! Wǒ yìbiān dǎ májiàng yìbiān shǒusuì.
    Which of the following statements is true according to the dialogue? Please choose the dialogue.

    A. Ellie went to bed before 12 o’clock on Chinese New Year’s Eve.
    B. Ellie stayed up until midnight on Chinese New Year’s Eve.
    C. Ellie went to bed early on Chinese New Year’s Eve.

5. What are they doing? Please choose the best answer.

    A. Mǎi chūnlián.
    B. Xiě chūnlián.
    C. Tiē chūnlián.

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