Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

(Duan wu jie)

New words:

New words Pin yin Translation Phonetic Translation
五月初五 wǔ yuè chū wǔ the 5th day of the 5th lunar month Woo yuer chew woo
端午节 duān wǔ jié The Dragon Boat Festival Dwan woo jeer
粽子 zòng zi glutinous rice and choice of filling wrapped in leaves and boiled Zong ze
香又甜 xiāng yòu tián Smelling good and sweet xi-ang yoh tien
赛龙舟 sài lóng zhōu to race dragon boats Si long jow
zhēn Indeed, really Zh-en
热闹 rè nao bustling with noise and excitement Ri-now
加油 jiā yóu to cheer sb on Jar yoh
shēng sound shung
不绝 bù jué continuously Boo juer
dài to put on or wear (glasses, hat, gloves etc) die
香包 xiāng bāo a small bag full of fragrance used on Dragon boat Festival xi-ang bow
fáng to prevent f-ung
虫咬 chóng yǎo


insect to bite Chong y-ow
安康 ān kāng good health Ann kang


Notes for teaching:

When singing this song, try to use a relatively slow tempo.


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